Animal Stories - Brittania Petite Rabbit

Animal-World Information about: Brittania Petite Rabbit

   The delicate sleek Brittania Petite Rabbits have a sparkle in their eye, are full of energy, and can be a very playful pet!
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Robert - 2005-09-17
I had a wonderful British Polish Rabbit. She died just a couple of days ago (2005-Sept-14). Her coloring was much like the one in the picture. She was prickly when I first got her and never loved being cuddle, but she was a wonderful pet: lively and full of spunk. I miss her so much.

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  • Jaimie-Leigh - 2013-04-03
    sorry but I totally agree about cuddling at first with mine you put her on your lap and she would squirm a little but now she's used to people just get them out more often. However don't give them a choice make the come out bust be gentle they will care less for you and trust you less.
Jaimie-Leigh - 2013-04-03
I have a rabbit that I wasn't quite sure about as the colours were different to any breed I had ever seen. then I came here and the people leaving comments were really helpful (saying what colours were) this helped a lot. Mine is brown and has a lot of fur, her (buttercups)ear almost turn black in winter but only the tips. she has some bits of fur which are white however you cant really see them as they hide under her brown. I am still searching for how much weight they should put on weekly and how much they are supposed to weigh though. Please can any of you help. otherwise though I have listened to many comments if they are any new viewers though if at first they don't like to be handled get them out more so they trust you more this will help you and your rabbit to bond. If at first your sure you are not sure at how to handle them look at the next page on the website otherwise I would suggest feeding them with a carrot so they can not bite you. soon they will not bite you when you put your hand underneath them. they are really good pets and if their are any parents on here this is the best rabbit it doesn't make much mess I would suggest if you have a big cage clean it out every 2 weeks if not clen every week.

Melina - 2005-06-07
i'm getting a bunny soon, and this website has been very yeah...thanks!!!

Elisa - 2009-05-09
I have a white Britannia and his name is Dido. He is my first bunny and at the beginning he was shy and hated being handled (he still hates being picked anyway). When I bought him I thought I made a mistake as he used to be very agressive when I tried to pick him up, and as it is my first bunny I was hoping to have those cute ones that you can handle and pet for hours.
However, 3 months have passed and I regret my thoughts as I am the happiest bunny owner in the world. Dido is such a character, he loves to do his "marathons" around the house running like crazy and jumping to the sofa, then carry on running and ending on my bed! He also loves to sleep and relax on my bed or under the table, jump in the air and plays with me a lot! He learned so easily the things that he is not allowed to chew and is very well litter trained!
I would like to recommend this breed to those who want to have lots of fun! The best breed! Now I think that a breed which is very tame may be a bit boring for me compared to my funny Dido.

Kati - 2006-10-12
I have a little Brittania. His name is Frank and he's mostly black with some brown and white. He is adorable but he is one crazy rabbit. He bounces around my room and throws himself at things. He enjoys getting into fights with things much longer than him. He is not a cuddler, though. I can pet him while he lays on the floor, but he doesn't like being held unless he knows it's to get in or out of his cage. He's a handful and he's a little bloodthirsty at times (hehe), but I love having him around.
This breed is not for the faint of heart or the easily frustrated, however, because they are very independant and have a mind of their own.

Celeste - 2005-09-20
I once took care of a Brittania petite and they are very energetic and if children understand they can get excited easily and know to approach with care, then they can have the best time playing together. They also like being head of the house but get along well with other pets if trained and introduced in stages. but if you want one you have to get ready for a furball that is cute but is more a fireball of energy. (be sure to rabbit proof your home well. Read about rabbit proofing in Rabbits for Dummies.)

Karollynn - 2006-08-21
I have a female (himalayan) cream colored w/chocolate points Netherland Dwarf who's very fat, a male light gray Holland Lop, a male black otter Brittania Petite (Polish) who's still a baby (born in February 2006), a female boxer dog (fawn colored), and a female cat who's half siamese and half himalayan (same color as my Netherland Dwarf bunny-they match-get alond very well and sometimes sleep along side of each other). I love all of my "babies", but the Brittania is the newest addition (we got him @ 5 1/2 weeks and he could fit in the palm of your hand). He's amazingly affectionate, smart, fastidiously clean and just a wonderful bunny. No matter how bad a person could feel-he always cheers you up. I am now trying to decide whether I should have him neutered or not. He is also absolutely beautiful with a stunning coat. All of my bunnies have separate cages that are close together in my cellar. They all come upstairs with us for play and cuddling (watching tv) everyday. I highly recommend bunnies as wonderful rewarding yet lower maintenance loving pets.

Jesika - 2010-03-19
I have a Dwarf-Britannia Petite mixed rabbit, called Laramie. She's the first rabbit I've ever had, and I got her for my fifteenth birthday. She's white, with gray-brown on her nose, tail, feet and ears and has red eyes. I was warned not to expect more than a few years of life from her, but my twenty-first birthday is this year and she's still going strong (And this with having survived a house fire, where she'd been very near to the main flames- No worries, though; she was unharmed bar some minor smoke damage to her lungs)!

I have never taken her anywhere that people weren't amazed by her temperament. She doesn't care to be handled (she'll let you handle her without problems, but she doesn't seem to enjoy it herself), but she's extraordinarily well-behaved. She's always been calm, curious, and very friendly. She even gets on well with cats and dogs, as long as they don't try to fuss with her. She's never so much as nipped anyone, and is overall just an absolute dear. She's litter trained, and loves sweet treats (such as raisins and pieces of fresh fruits, especially strawberries).

Every time I so much as look at her, I feel like I love her a little bit more. I adore rabbits, but when she passes, I very well might never get another; There's no chance any other rabbit could fill her shoes!

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  • katie - 2012-02-09
    Yeah, I love the polish rabbit. Currently I have 7 of the beutiful bunnys. I've got 2 blue, named Bluey and Silver, one black named Midnight, three brokens named Isis Anne, Scout and Buddha.
Bradley Luke Sas - 2006-01-24
i love my bunny named Mocha... he also loves people!!!!!:);)

Rachel - 2005-07-24
i am looking for the perfect bunnie. i have been doing research EVERY day to find the best bunnie!(one that my parents will let me have!) i have been using this website and have come to a conclusion, netherland dwarf or holland lop. but i'm still reasearching and have found that there is SO many differint kinds of bunnies in the world! thank you for having so many varietes! and to other people out there, this website has a lot of info and can help you find what YOU ARE looking for! from: baby bunnie luver (!)