Animal Stories - People Talking About Pet Rabbits


Animal-World info on Mini Lop Rabbits
Animal Story on Mini Lop Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Mini Lop Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
sarah - 2013-04-18
I really would like a mini lop or holland lop, but I have two dogs. I couldn't imagine them hurting the bunny, but I wouldn't want to take any chances. Plus, it may be hard to keep the bunny outside and then inside during winter. What do I do?

Click For Replies (2)
  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-04-18
    You don't necessarily need to keep them outside at all. You could just provide a large enough cage to keep indoors and then let them have a certain play area outside of their cage on a daily basis. Just a thought.
  • ????? - 2014-01-08
    My bunnies usually stay in a cage except when I let them run around or cuddle them so you could keep them in a cage in a different room and when your dogs are out going for a walk or something you could let them run around.
Reply
Animal-World info on Dutch Rabbits
Animal Story on Dutch Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Dutch Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Vedo - 2003-12-22
Dutch Rabbits are great they are very nice and never have bitten me, but they do like to chew on your clothing but thats alright. its very funny and it doesnt hurt. if you get one it will love you very much if you spend a lot of time with it but if you get two together they will run away from you and not like you as much as they like each other. if you dont have time for it dont get one because there is nothing sadder than a bored and lonley rabbit so get two if you dont have time for it as much as you should. but they are still great for every one you just have to be gentle with them and they will love you so much but it takes some time, maybe like 1 month and they will be so much fun if you know how to take good care of them and spend a lot of time with them !!

Click For Replies (1)
  • Brent - 2013-12-30
    I have a b/w 1 month old Dutch buck; Hoppers. When my Netherland Dwarf of 8 years died I was inconsolable as I couldn't find another chinchilla coat Netherland Dwarf to replace him. I did find a sweet baby black & white Dutch whom I adore. After cleaning Bun Bun's 2 story hutch - he loves all the living space available. I have fastened a 10' x 10' dog pen around the front door so he can safely run, jump and dig. I feed him local dandelion weeds, raw carrots w/tops in addition to pellet food. Hoppers is a wonderful delightful pet.
Reply
Animal-World info on Mini Rex Rabbits
Animal Story on Mini Rex Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Mini Rex Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Amanda Deas - 2013-12-06
I got my mini rex, Miloh, at a flea market in July. I saw him in a cage with his littermates and fell in love with him. I didn't know anything about rabbits so I didn't ask the breeder the questions I should have...like how old he was and what breed. I'm fairly certain he was around 6 weeks old or younger when I got him because he was tiny. I thought he was a regular rex until I measured his ears and feet, and he's almost an adult now. He's very sweet (if a little bossy) and is my baby. :)

Reply
Animal-World info on Holland Lop Rabbits
Animal Story on Holland Lop Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Holland Lop Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Erm - 2013-12-05
I was wondering if you might be able to help me. My 3yr. old Holland lop has runny eyes. It has been going on for about a month and seems to have gotten worse. They are getting goopy. Plus looks like she is starting to lose some hair in the corner of her eyes. Is this normal due to the cold and the heater on? She is a house bunny. Is there something I can do to stop the runny eyes? Thank you for any help.

Click For Replies (1)
  • Clarice Brough - 2013-12-10
    Runny eyes are a signal that a visit to a veterinarian is in order. Rabbits are generally healthy but can be prone to eye problems, often a bacterial infection or sometimes 'snuffles', which is a respiratory problem. For any eye problems, it is best to take it to a vet for diagnosis and treatment.
Reply
Animal-World info on Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
Animal Story on Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Vanessa - 2013-11-26
Hi my name is Vanessa and I am looking to purchase a Netherland Dwarf rabbit as a Christmas gift for my son. The only problem is that I can't seem to find anyone that is selling this kind of rabbit. I am located in the Huntsville, Alabama area and I am very serious about this purchase. Please someone contact me if you are looking to sell a rabbit or know someone that is looking to sell. Thank You.

Reply
Animal-World info on Mini Rex Rabbits
Animal Story on Mini Rex Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Mini Rex Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Monna R. Berryhill - 2004-04-08
I am the developer of the Mini Rex rabbit and I want to correct some mis-information you are publishing on this website. The Mini Rex is the direct result of the crossing of a Black Dwarf Rex buck (imported from Holland in 1984 by Marylouise Cowan of Maine) with an undersized Lynx Rex doe. The first cross produced Mini Rex and through selective breeding, the breed was "invented". The crossing of a Netherland Dwarf and a Rex was done in Holland by the developer of the Dwarf Rex and was many generations away from having the true Rex fur.

Click For Replies (1)
  • Kelly Gipson - 2013-10-03
    Ms. Berryhill, my name is Kelly and I live in Oklahoma, south of OKC. I rescued my first bunny 8 years ago and fell head over heels for bunnies. My second bunny, Sophie, is a mini Rex and is 7 years old now. I just acquired two 6 week old black male minis. What is the best way to take care of my 7 year old girl who is spayed? And my new babies? Is it better that they be neutered and at what age? I know there is a lot of articles on care. But you developed the breed and must know more than anyone. I want to take care of them the best I can. Thank you so very much! Kelly Gipson kellygipson08@aol.com
Reply
Animal-World info on Holland Lop Rabbits
Animal Story on Holland Lop Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Holland Lop Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Marie - 2012-07-22
Hi Charlie sorry to bother youu again. I have the beautiful Holland Lop Bunny she is about 5 to 7 mos old. We went on vacation for a week and left her with family friends who raised bunnies she was well taken care of and I wrote down her whole schedule. We picked her up yesterday and she won't let us hold her and If we do she's biting like crazy and peeing and pooping like crazy on us. This is not normally what she does to us peeing yes. Does she just have to get use to these surrounding again and us or could there be something wrong? We did bring back a lot of gifts for her. Also I have bought her many rope chew toys and she ends up eating them. We tried the Apple wood sticks and other bunny wood toys she won't bite them. Please help Thank You Charlie Have a Great DAY Marie

Click For Replies (5)
  • Charlie Roche - 2012-07-22
    Hi  how's it going.  Sounds like your little one has come into puberty - a teenager with hormonal problems.  She would have achieved puberty around this age regardless of where she was but the scent of other bunnies/babies and boys is a definite signal.  One teen is fine but a bunch together gets interesting.  I would suggest that you have your bunny spayed for best pet results.  Hormonal problems just no fun.  Probably nothing wrong but is it possible that she could be pregnant?  Stuff happens but otherwise just puberty.  Enjoy - fun isn't it.  Daughter came to my house with her favorite bunny and so did my grandson.  Two different breeds and they had fun and they had babies.  I got blamed for this and I didn't do it.
  • Marie - 2012-07-23
    Thank You so much Charlie. I am having trouble finding and exotic pet vet. The one she goes to can care for her but he is not a exotic vet. I live in NY so I am still looking for referrals I dont want to take her just to anyone. Charlie I was told that is shortens her life if we have her spayed is that true because she is our baby and part of our family. It scares me at the thought of having her put under I have fears something bad will happen and me and my daughter cannot handle this. You r all so funny about your daughters bunnies I would say that got along great LOL!!!!!!!:)))) Thank YOU Marie
  • Charlie Roche - 2012-07-23
    Hi again.  To the best of my knowledge and have been told that spaying lengthens the life of a bunny.  Now whether getting pregnant shortens the life so spaying lenghthens it, I am not sure.  Yes, it is hard to find a vet that does exotics and actually one that does it and just didn't take a course for the weekend.  You might try contacting Fish and Game or Animal Control as they might know (usually do) a good vet.  Good luck -  and enjoy.
  • Marie - 2012-07-24
    Thank You Charlie one more question does Bunnies see and what do they see outline, black and white etc.. Snow loves watching the Yankee game she will sit and watch the whole thing on my husband lap or mine or my daughter. She also likes watching certain shows I dont know weather its the colors or movement but we are curiuos??? Thanks Again Charlie
  • Rebecca Bartels - 2013-09-24
    When I go on vacation, I leave my Holland lop at my house, but have someone come over twice a day to bunny sit (make sure he has food, water, hay, clean litter box, and his daily greens). since he is house trained (no cage or hut, just roams around the house freely).  Every time I come home, he is extremely mad at me.  He will hop around thumping and growling, dumping his food and hay all over the place.  After a few days of being back, he is back to his normal self.
Reply
Animal-World info on Himalayan Rabbit
Animal Story on Himalayan Rabbit
List Animal Stories on Himalayan Rabbit
More info at Animal-World
Kristin Peterson - 2012-04-27
I just have to comment! That bunny that is in the picture is a Himi Netherland Dwarf not a Himalayan rabbit!

Click For Replies (4)
Reply
Animal-World info on Havana Rabbits
Animal Story on Havana Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Havana Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
jennifer anne johansen - 2013-09-06
I just recently took in two very beautiful, stunning, well behaved rescue rabbits. They are both black, not very big in size. When google searching what breed they might be the closest picturre I could find that looks like them is a black havana. Looks the same and weighs the same. Really wish I could get a second opinion.

Reply
Animal-World info on Holland Lop Rabbits
Animal Story on Holland Lop Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Holland Lop Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Roxana - 2013-09-03
I just lost my dear Zumba, a beautiful holland lop bunny... I put her outside for 1 hour, it wasn't too hot and it was kind of breezy, so when I came back she was gone... I'm so sad but I'm thinking to get another bunny. I'm just wondering why she died?

Click For Replies (1)
  • Clarice Brough - 2013-09-03
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Its so sad to loose a good friend that holds your heart. We wish you all the best and another bunny is definitely an option.
Reply

About Animal-World

Animal-World offers animal pictures, videos, and animal information on all different types of pets and animals. Included are animals that are commonly kept as pets, exotic pets and wild animals. Check us out for information, education, and fun. We strive to aid in responsible pet ownership and an understanding of the importance of preserving and honoring our world and its inhabitants. Animal-World members and contributors are from all over the world. You too are invited to be an active participant in this community. Post your own personal pet stories, contribute pictures of your pets, and join the forums for pet and animal discussions.

Visit Animal-World