Animal Stories - Polish Rabbits

Animal-World Information about: Polish Rabbits

   If you want a very nice but small pet bunny, the Polish Rabbit makes an excellent choice!
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Lisa Catherine - 2012-08-07
Does anyone have any experience with a 7 year old dwarf polish rabbit who has become aggressive? He is not fixed and has started attacking the broom and biting.......would appreciate any feedback.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-08-07
    Good guess is he agression would go away if you neutered him.  You do need a vet that knows what they are doing though.
lyn - 2006-01-01
I own and show polish and they dont make good pets they are fast and springy. They dont have a very good temperment, infact can be nasty.

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  • Rhonda Bastarache - 2012-04-05
    I don't agree, I too breed Polish Dwarfs and they're the most friendly and sweet bunnies ever, even better tempered than the Netherland Dwarfs which I used to breed. I don't anymore because the Netherlands can sometimes be very nasty. I just love my polish bunnies and will always have them as pets as well as breeding.
  • Rex - 2012-06-22
    I love my polish rabbit. She's nice,smart, and loves to be pet just like this says! I'm sorry you've had bad experience with them :(
  • Tami - 2012-07-21
    I have an 8 year old Polish and he has a great personality!! Very sweet with a bit of an ornary side. Runs around the house then stretches out with the dogs! Great little bunny!!
Jill - 2009-07-10
I need to find another dwarf Polish bunny!! We had a wonderful pair, Isabelle & Gimli. She passed away suddenly last night and we are beyond sad. Gimli looks absolutely bewildered. He had been in the cage with her when she died and was licking her face.

This is so awful. I'm not sure whether he will take to another companion, but would like to try. Unfortunately I cannot find much on-line about dwarf Polish rabbits. He is so small I don't really want to get anything else.

Does anybody have any suggestions? Know someone who has a dwarf Polish doe, maybe? I was also wondering if we should try a guinea pig. I've heard they are a common companion animal for rabbits.

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  • Anonymous - 2010-07-12
    Good for you we have one but my dad will not give them away.
Myeisha Nicole - 2012-02-26
Hey, I'm looking for a miniature rabbit for my birthday and I wan to know about how much they will they cost and where can I find them because I dont want the normal rabbits

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-02-26
    You can usually find rabbits at no cost at a shelter or rehabilitation facility. Most rabbits cost between $15.00 and $25.00 but remember, that does not include the cost of a hutch (home for your little guy), toys, food hay etc. Some rabbits will go up to $200.00 depending on pedigree and show quality but that is not the norm. Usually $15 - $25.
    Remember whatever rabbit you decide to get will not be the normal - it will be special to you.
Yohanon - 2008-03-21
Frankie is 12 + years; aside from cateracts he behaves like a kitten. Gets a butter cookie every a.m. and loves most fruits and some veggies (won't eat carrots). Waits until I eat something (fruit, veggies, bread) to make sure it's OK. LOVES challah & matzeh (he's in a Jewish home which means he is not neutered.) WONDEREFUL pet. Puts up with 3 children and travels fairly well. Has a litter box but leaves pills all over the place (I'm well trained). Great pet.

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  • Yohanon - 2010-04-11
    Frankie made it to 13 and a half. In the last month or so he starting falling down and finally got to the point where he was unable to stand. He did not seem to be in pain, but his systems were shutting down and he had to be held in order to eat or drink. On April 7 I found a vet who sent Frankie gently into the night. It's hard to lose a such an unconditional friend.
  • Yohanon - 2010-05-11
    Frankie died 7 April 2010; nearly 14 years old. Not the same without him.
  • Yohanon - 2010-07-26
    Frankie died 7 April 2010.
Dusty - 2008-11-17
There most certainly is such thing as an AMERICAN polish rabbit...Read up sweetie...:)
Editor's note: Yes there is, for those who missed it, this page describes both the British Polish and the American Polish. Enjoy!

annette - 2008-07-05
Our Bunny was a Polish Dwarf purchased at a flea market about 2 years ago. He died yesterday and I am heartbroken. "His" name started out as Violet. However, his name became "V" after about a year...when we discovered he was not a girl afterall!! I bathed "Violet" from the time he joined us... and because I am a massage therapist, I often found myself amazed by the tiny structure. I massaged this bunny's back, neck, ears, paws, fingers and jaws ... he was amazing! He loved it and totally trusted me beyond belief. I would hold him on his back and rub his tummy or put my fingers at his mouth and he would lick my hand to death! He licked me all the time... I don't think he ever bit me, ever. He was a true buddy. I loved to take him outside and let him lounge in the grass with his little red vest and leash. He would chill out on his belly and was a really happy guy. Every morning he would remind me he was there... if I didn't go say hello ...he would stomp/thump his feet in the cage until I came over. My daughter left him outside yesterday and forgot about him... I raced him to the hospital ... but the vet called last night to tell me he was out of energy. I so wish I could turn back time and save my little guy ... I did all I could. "V" really did bring me joy. I don't know if another bunny would have the same personality... he was truly special.

Katie - 2008-03-02
I have a Polish Dwarf, she 8-9 weeks old. They are very little but very good. You would think that since they are so little they would be frightened of everybody, but she wasn't, she got used to me fast. They are an ideal pet and breed to have. They do scratch a little and nibble but they will get out of it when they are older. They do need time and still need love and care.

maria - 2008-02-21
My friend and I have two polish bunnies. We bred them and the first litter died:(. We are going to try again in a couple of months.

May - 2007-12-09
I own a 2 year old Polish and I love her to death. Apart from being a little restless at night before I spayed her, she is the ideal pet for anyone who wants to have a rabbit but has limited space.