Netherland Dwarf Rabbit

The Netherland Dwarf is a breed of domestic rabbit that originated in the Netherlands. Weighing 1.1–2.5 pounds (0.50–1.13 kg),[1][2] the Netherland Dwarf is one of the smallest rabbit breeds. Its is a very popular breed. The Netherland Dwarf is recognized by both the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA)[1] and the British Rabbit Council (BRC).

Netherland Dwarf


The Netherland Dwarf’s head and eyes are disproportionately large with respect to its short-coupled and cobby body. Its ears are notably short and carried high on the head and its face is rounded. They retain an infantile appearance even into adulthood.

The Netherland Dwarf has been bred in a wide variety of colors including: Ruby Eyed White, Blue Eyed White, Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Red, Siamese Sable, Siamese Smoke, Sealpoint, Blue Point, Chocolate Point, Tortoiseshell, Agouti, Red Agouti, Opal, Cinnamon, Lynx, Chinchilla, Squirrel, Tan, Marten Sable, Marten Smoke, Black Otter, Blue Otter, Chocolate Otter, Lilac Otter, Fox, Orange, Fawn, Hotot, Himalayan, Harlequin, Magpie, Broken, Butterfly, and Mantle.