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Dutch Rabbit

Dutch Rabbit

Scientific name: Oryctolagus cuniculus

Country / Place of origin: England

History: The Dutch Rabbit is one of the most popular pet and show rabbit breeds. The Dutch Rabbit is believed to have been was developed in England in the 1830's from a Dutch breed known as the Petite Brabancon.

According to the American Dutch Rabbit Club (ADRC), "The Dutch were imported to the United States in the early 1900s. The original Dutch were Gray and the additional colors we now recognize being Black, Blue, Chocolate, Tortoise and Steel, which were not developed until later."

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
great mothers, Excellent temperament, good starter pet, showmanship rabbit, young children
Challenging:
unwanted breeding, bite, fly strike, chew, scratches, direct sunlight
Interesting:
excellent foster mothers, tort dutch, large exercise area, respectful handling, various colours
Overall review
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4.1 (109)
DuncanMac
The rabbit who came to be known as "Carter" hopped in...
Review by: DuncanMac (5) 2 days ago
  • Currently 100
1.00
TheMikeyx
Vlekkie was an really cute rabbit. Friendly, healthy ...
Review by: TheMikeyx (1) 2 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.50
1 photo
Bluepunchbuggy1
C was my first pet. In fourth grade, one of my classm...
Review by: Bluepunchbuggy1 (2) 6 days ago
  • Currently 100
1.25
1 photo
alison_face
When you buy a rabbit, you are in for a lifetime pet....
Review by: alison_face (2) 9 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.50
Lagos
Adopting my rabbit companion, Bunbun, was one of the ...
Review by: Lagos (5) 20 days ago
  • Currently 100
4.50
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Funny (3 videos)
Bunny takes a shower
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5.0 (1)
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Rabbit biting glass
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0.0 (0)
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2 months old Dutch Rabbit jumping around
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Heartwarming (1 video)
Rabbit Playing
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Learn about (1 video)
Litter of Dutch Rabbits
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Caring for (2 videos)
(Californian & Dutch Rabbits) Tour of ...
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Baby Dutch Rabbits At Feeding Time
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dutchrabbits
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Essex, United Kingdom
I have been a British Rabbit Council member since I was 11 years old and during my time in the BRC I have judged, held various positions on club committees and was a District Advisor. I am currently taking some time out from the BRC due to family committments although my husband and I are still keeping in contact with the 'rabbit world'. We are joint secretaries of the Greater London Dutch ...
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