Dutch Rabbit Breed Profile

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Dutch Rabbit Fact File

Group: Compact

Varieties: Black, Blue, Chocolate, Gray, Steel, Tortoise. Colored with white markings.

Weight: Males: 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 pounds, Females: 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 pounds

Physical Attributes: The body is med short and round. The ears are upright. The nose is completely white. There is color from the ears down to the cheeks, leaving a stripe of white from the chest, onto the nose, and narrowing to a very fine line that runs between the ears and widens again as it reaches the body. The front of the rabbit is white, then it becomes colored about halfway. The color goes all the way back to the tail, but the hind feed have white on the front portion.

Personality: Dutch are generally quite calm and enjoy attention. The breed has been a popular pet for many years.

Coat Type and Grooming: Dutch have a short coat that is easy to care for. Weekly groomings with a slicker brush are fine, except during shedding season when bi-weekly grooming may be required.

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Added on July 3rd, 2010
i bought i dutch rabbit doe that is now 9 weeks old. She is a very happy rabbit! she loves to jump and twirl around in her hutch. We may be her a little buddy to play with to! but she hates being picked up. she loves attention and will give kisses! i would suggest a dutch rabbit for first rabbit owners.
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