Animal Stories - Dutch Rabbits

Animal-World Information about: Dutch Rabbits

   Dutch Rabbits are small colorful bunnies with a great disposition. They are an excellent pet choice for children and make a great first bunny!
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Emily - 2008-01-18
My dutch bunny Dotty Dots is the best bun ever. She has the greatest personalty and is so loving and nice to everyone in my family. If anyone wanted a bunny for a pet, I would recommend the Dutch because of its nice personality and its unique markings.

keely and Leah Deutsch - 2008-01-10
We saw Dutch Bunnies at Super Pets and fell completely in love with them at first glance! We bought the little darlings three days later, and we were very excited.
They are so cute, very cuddley, and very soft. They've got a lot of evergy and love to run around freely out of their cage.
They love to round in, out and around furniture, but also are fine being held.
They don't like to be chased by younger children (under age nine).
They eat constantly, take naps in the afternoon, and can be very active during the night, evening and morning.
We love our bunnies so much, and we named them Cutie and Beauty. Both of them are from the same litter, They are both gray and white, Beauty with an additional gray spot in the center of the white patch. They are both about a-month-and-a-half-old and love attention! Even though they require attention and 'running around' time, they are worth it. They are SO FUN!

Gianna - 2007-10-18
I got my dutch rabbit at a pet store and fell in love with her from the first moment we were together. She is brown and white (Peanut) and is so well behaved. Ive had her for 8 years and never experienced any agression. She loves to run around the house and go outside in the grass and relax. Even our vet says she is very calm and believes that dutch rabbits are generally of this nature. Dutch rabbits are great for families with kids, or someone who wants a loving pet.

Reva Campbell - 2007-10-13
I had a dutch rabbit. When I bought her at the pet store they told me she was a dutch dwarf. She had such a strong personality. Her name was Nosey because she was so inquisitive. The girls at the pet store had already named her. She was black and white and even after she was grown she was small. If you did something that irritated her she didn't care a bit to give you a nibble. She was so adorable and our whole family loved her. It was like losing a family member when we had to let her go. She became ill and nothing could be done to save her. We had two other rabbits but they did not have the personality Nosey had. They were much more passive. If I ever decide to have another rabbit, it will definitely be a dutch.

Melza - 2007-09-30
My Dutch girl, Minty, is my fave bunny! Not only is she drop dead gorgeous, but she is so friendly *mainly towards me* and comes when she is called. She is also very intelligent and knows how to open the door to her hutch when i unlatch it for her daily walk. Overall this is an intelligent, friendly breed, with great senses and they are normally happy, healthly rabbits. Incredibly affectionate, but independent enough not to mind when you are at work.

Anonymous - 2007-09-29
I own 2 dutch/rex rabbits. They are about 2 months old and their names are Beauty and Embony they are so sweet. I highly recommend one or more dutch rabbits, they are really good natured and they love to cuddle(well mine do anyway)!

BILL LITTLETON - 2007-08-27
Hi, I have a Dutch Rabbit which is now a little over 5 years. I've had him since he was 10 weeks old. My little guy is kept indoors, is fully litter trained, and gets a bath every other week. He loves the water. He follows me everywhere in the house. When I take him outside he will stay by my side and not wander off. I just got a 7 week old Mini Rabbit and he plays nice and both get along together. I've had other breeds of rabbits and the Dutch has been one of my best. He is very playful and loves to lay beside you. My Dutch is brown and white, very cute little guy. When the time comes, I will take into consideration adopting another Dutch.

Theresa - 2007-07-02
I have a Dutch rabbit and he is just wonderful! Buster is 2 years old and I got him when he was 4 weeks old. He is so much fun and has such a personality. I take him with me when I go to buy him his rabbit supplies. He loves to go outside and he just looks around and gets everyone's attention. He is quite active and so much fun to be around. He was funny when I first got him. When he was of age to be able to eat vegetables he did not like carrots. A rabbit that doesn't like carrots??! But now he loves them and loves when I give them to him. He loves it outdoors and just loves to sit in the grass in the sun. He is quite different than the rabbit I had prior to him. My previous rabbit died at the age of 10 about 4 years ago. He was a mini holland lop though. But it is just so fascinating how different rabbits can be. Dutch rabbits are very cute and mine especially is very calm. Although I allow him to run free in a room in the house (that is not carpeted and very safe for him) he usually remains in his cage. Go figure. :) If someone is looking for a rabbit for the first time this would be a good choice. I keep Buster's fur cleaned and maintained regularly but it is not very necessary. Every rabbit needs attention, affection and love, but Dutch rabbits are pretty low-maintenance. But just remember that rabbits are not the type of animals that can just be left in a cage and only taken out for show. They need to be interacted with. They are very fun and very loving animals.

Sonja - 2007-07-01
We adopted a dutch bunny in February. She was only about 6 weeks old when I brought her home. Was in the pet store buying dog food when a lady came in with her and said if no one could take her she would let her go free outside. Of course I took her and brought her home to a family of two dogs and one cat. Everyone is getting along nicely and Spookie (that's what I named her) is beautiful. She is gray/white with bluish color eyes. Two weeks ago she was spayed, since I'm not using her to mate, she's only our pet and I've noticed how much calmer and friendlier she is since the surgery. She was very "spooked" when we got her (kind of how I came up with her name), and when you get animals from rescue, you have no idea about their background and/or how they were raised. I have been working with her a lot, handling her (she bit me a few times when we first got her and thumped at me) and snuggling with her on my lap. She now comes to me when I come home and call her name. She's in her large cage during the day while we are at work, and then comes out in the evening to socialize. The dogs don't bother her and the cat (surprisingly) isn't too interested in her. She's our oldest resident and is used to me bringing everything home. She loves to play with boxes and run through tubes. She's a good hay eater and loves her greens. I am now a very happy bunny owner.

cynthia - 2007-06-19
I adopted a black Dutch rabbit about 2 months ago. A perfect addition to our family of my husband, myself, our 2 boys (5 and 13), and our loved cat. My Bunny (Oreo)loved everyone instantly and even our Cat who is 12 years old and quite a Diva. She will perch herself up high and watch him play and run around the house. I have even taken him to my son's K-5 class and he just lapped up the attention. He is very patient and very loving. He gives kisses to everyone who comes into our house. It was love at first twitch. He is well cared for and has everything he could want but his favorite thing in the world is when we take him for "walks" (even though he is still getting used to his harness) outside in the backyard. (Fenced in and very carefully watched.)