• Oryctolagus cuniculus is the European Rabbit that has been domesticated to become the pet rabbit.  View its scientific classification within the mammalia class.
  • The Dutch Rabbit is one of the oldest rabbit breeds and has a white blaze on its face and broad white band around its shoulders and over its back.

  • The French Lop Rabbit is a large rabbit with ears that hang below the jaw line and has a calm and gentle nature.

  • The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit is a small rabbit with small, erect ears and is one of the most popular breeds of rabbit kept as a pet.

  • Before buying a rabbit it is important to consider how much it costs to keep a rabbit so check out our guide to the average costs involved in owning a rabbit.
  • When looking to buy a rabbit as a pet there are 3 main sources to consider and these are detailed to help you decide where is the best place to look for a pet rabbit.
  • Before buying a pet rabbit, as well as the costs involved, it is important to ensure that it will be given the time and attention it requires so check out this guide to the needs of a pet rabbit.
  • It is important to prepare for the arrival of a rabbit, bring it home in a suitable container and give it time to settle into its new surroundings to keep stress to a minimum.

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