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cathy - 2013-01-03
I have a four-year old mini rex named Coco and am thinking about getting a baby Holland lop. Coco was not too happy when another girl mini rex came for a week while her family was on vacation. She wouldn't even look at the other bunny. Do you have any suggestions for introducing Coco to a baby lop - and vice versa. I would like to get a female Holland lop as Coco isn't neutered and would also like to know how to tell - for sure! - that the Holland lop is a she when she's still a very young.

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Amber - 2011-04-19
I have a Holland Lop bunnny and his name is flopsy.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-04-19
    That is a cute name.
  • Anonymous - 2013-01-02
    Awesome name where did you get that from I haven't heard it very much!!!!! COOL!!!!!!
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sylvia - 2012-08-05
I think I have a Holland Lop rabbit because he looks exactly like the picture on this website. But our rabbit is not a miniture. He weighs about 12 pounds. Could he be a larger version of the Holland Lop rabbit?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-08-05
    There are many different breeds of Lops but the Holland Lop is tiny and goes about 3 - 4 pounds.  Yours weighing in a 12 pounds is a little larger.  Many of the Lops do look alike and basically it is size, length of the ear, body etc that makes for diferent breeds.  If you go to www.bing.com and enter 'lop rabbit images' you will see a whole bunch of different lop breeds and possibly be able to pick yours out.  Remember, the various breeds come in different colors or patterns. 
  • suzanne - 2012-12-05
    We have a 9mo lop rabbit name Sadie, we think she is a Holland Lop. She weighs 9lbs. She looks like the pictures as well.
  • Erin - 2012-12-06
    Mini Lops do look like Holland Lops. They are both really sweet. The big difference is that Hollands have a dwarf gene so they are the smallest breed of lops. Next is the Mini Lop. Many people say that Mini Lops are the smallest, excluding the Hollands because they are a dwarf breed. I recently got a call to take a Holland and the picture looked like he could be, but when I got him, he weighed about 7 or 8 pounds so I knew just by his size that he is a Mini Lop. Sweet boy just like my Hollands, but he is definitely not a dwarf.
  • Anonymous - 2013-01-02
    NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) :) :) :) :)
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sarrah - 2012-12-30
i had a cinnamon rabbit for the past 4 years and it got sick this past november, she was my first rabbit and my best friend i cried for days about her death even though 2 other of my rabbits passed to

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Tomas - 2012-12-25
I had a Dutch rabbit he lived to 8 years but he died. The vet told us he died of old age. I cryed a lot because I had to bury him in our backyard

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Cole - 2012-12-21
@dawn ... I myself breed rabbits and I see you have encountered a choice between mini rex and mini lop. The mini lops that I have and sweeter and more intelligent than the mini rex as tho the mini rex are more playful and adapt to a person very quickly. I hope you come to a conclusion.

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Emily Lindsey - 2011-02-15
My husband, Troy brought our baby girl home on 02-14-11. It was a wonderful surprise to come home from work and see the work Troy put into setting up her cage and everything. She wasn't due to come home til about the first week in March. But I think Troy made me think that just to surprise me. Her name is DottieMae.

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  • dawn - 2012-12-12
    im looking for my first rabbit and i cant decide if i want a mini lop,netherland dwarf, or mini rex. i live in a farely big place. which would be best?
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Shelly Long - 2012-12-11
I just got a 6 month old rabbit! It is a netherland dwarf mixed with a mini rex! It is black and soooooo cute! It is an outside rabbit! Me and my sisters share it and I don't mind.

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Amber Solomon - 2012-12-05
I have a Havana rabbit, and shes super sweet, but super shy. And when i put something in her cage she runs at it like she would attack it, but then she just like smells it, is this normal or what is it? And what could cause this. And how can i help stop this and how cam i help gentile her. I have 2 other rabbits and theydont do that, and they are pretty docile. What can i do?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-12-05
    Some bunnies are just more curious, lively, agressive, laid back more so than others.  If you threw a ball for a pup - some will chase it and some won't.  Sounds like if you throw a ball for your little Havana - she will chase it.  She is curious and attentive and wants to know what eveything is.  So something new and she runs up to it and tries to determine - what it is and can she eat it.  I don't know why you would want to stop it. -  Just me.  I would think you would want to capitalize on it.  I would take her into a small room - like the bathroom with a bunch of objects hiden behind your back and put them down or throw them one at a time.  Sit down on the floor with your Havana and have some fun.  It will get some of the excess energy out of the Havana.  Then have a little stuffed animal (little) that you can use with your hand to play with the Havana and then use your hand to play with the Havana.  She will be calmer, she will get used to your hand, you will get used to her antics and eventually you will be able to hold and pet her.
  • Amber Solomon - 2012-12-05
    It scares me a lot. And sometimes i cant tell if its aggressive or not.
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Chris - 2012-12-02
Hi I got a 1 year old female Netherland dwarf rabbit I love her to prices even though she ticks me off sometimes. I got her recently at an auction for $5.00. She was my first pet so I went home studied her breed and I've had her for a couple months. We don't have a vet but she's always playful. We have a pedigree but we lost it and we've had her for a couple months. She's playful and happy. She loves to chew up the rug but we trained her not to. She's had babies before so she can still have babies and I think she's spayed because she never attacks but lately she's really agressive and scratched me when I approach her and she's growling at me now! Since we got her recently all we have for her to live in is a dog kennel which we clean every Sunday but she's still agressive and I don't know what's wrong?

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  • Chris - 2012-12-02
    Actually she doesn't look like a netherland as her face is more elongated. I think she a netherland mix but her pedigree says purebred so I'm not sure
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