There are many different breeds of rabbits, even though most are not well known. Among the most popular are the rex rabbit or all variants of the Angora rabbit, both for their beauty and for their domesticated, calm and docile character.
Before adopting a rabbit, you need to consider the kind of rabbit and its need for care. Rabbits are great pets, they do not require great efforts to care for and can thrive just off good food, good hospitality, and regular veterinarian visits.
They are divided into large, medium, and small breeds, with the former requiring more space to live comfortably and without stress.
Rabbits like the Flemish Giants are one of the heaviest breeds of rabbits and can weigh up to 22 pounds. The medium and small ones are the most popular, both for their size and for their docile character.
Rabbits have a great capacity for adaptation so they can live both indoors with a garden or outside. Rabbits have plant-based diets, they should always have hay at their fingertips, especially younger ones.
When getting a rabbit, you must take into account their size and the amount of time you can devote to the rabbit because they are breeds that require more time, care, and attention, although the character of the animal also influences.
The lionhead or lion’s head is a small rabbit with very long fur on its head, with small and erect ears. They are very calm and sleepy animals.
2. American Fuzzy Lop
Also called Amfuzzy lop in a shortened way, this little ball of hair is friendly and calm, although very curious. Amfuzzies are one of the best rabbits for children. They like to be caressed and spend time with their human companions.
The pattern of its fur makes it a beautiful and spectacular creature. It is a dwarf rabbit that is somewhat scary, so you will have to respect its space, but they are docile and calm.
4. Lop rabbit
The most significant peculiarity of this rabbit is its long and drooping ears, which drags along the ground when it lies down. They are very calm animals, and their fur is usually monochrome.
5. Rex Rabbits
Rex rabbits are very intelligent animals that coexist easily with people and other animals. One of its most noticeable characteristics is its fur, soft and with a different touch compared to the rest of the breeds.
6. American Rabbit
These rabbits came from California and were created from crosses between different races through human intervention. American rabbits are very long-lived rabbit, and it is more common as a pet.
7. Blanc de Hotot
They get their name from the French Hotot-en-Auge region in Normandy. Its great feature is that black “shading” around its eyes, and also has a dense, soft and abundant coat.
8. Netherland Dwarf Rabbit
The dwarf dutch (or dwarf Dutch) is a small rabbit with a very soft and varied coat in terms of colors. They usually are always white with black or brown spots.
9. Chinchilla Rabbit
The chinchilla rabbit receives that name because of the great resemblance of its fur with that of chinchillas. Each animal has its own personality, but in general, the chinchilla rabbit is docile and affectionate.
10. Flemish Giant rabbit
Flemish giant rabbits are one of the largest rabbit breeds, and can weigh up to 18 kg! Their care requires a comprehensive diet and enough space to be comfortable and quiet.