Netherland Dwarf
Facts & Advice

A baby-faced breed with affection to go around

The small, fluffy Netherland Dwarf Rabbit looks like a kit no matter how old it gets, with large eyes and heads giving it a youthful look. The breed can be easily frightened and skittish but, with plenty of love and care, make gentle, affectionate pets.

Vital Stats

Size: Extra small, weighing about 500g (1lb).
Coat: Short, soft fur that requires weekly grooming. They are bred in a variety of colours including chestnut, black, otter, tan and orange.
Life span: 7-10 years.
Temperament: Despite their cuddly appearance, Netherland Dwarf Rabbits have a slightly wild disposition and dislike being picked up. It may take some time, but once trust has been established with these rabbits, they’ll show their calmer, tamer side.
Size small Coat silky
coat
Temperament wild Life span 8+years

Netherland Dwarf insurance considerations

Netherland Dwarfs sometimes suffer with epilepsy and are prone to hereditary and congenital conditions. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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