source : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4XS-ja8WKw
What is the world’s smallest rabbit, the Netherlands Dwarf?
Bouncing around, eating their own droppings, and eating all the grass we gave
The rabbit is so active and cute animal
There is the smallest cute rabbit in the world!
So this time, I would like to introduce you to the smallest rabbit in the world!
source : http://beastie-ani.com/netherland-2-659
This is a fluffy rabbit,
cute!(ﾟ Д ﾟ)
Features of the Netherlands Dwarf
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The size of the Netherlands Dwarf is
Body length: 23cm
Weight: 0.8 ~ 1.2kg
It’s just the size that fits in your hand.
What is the lifespan?
The Netherland Dwarf has a lifespan of 5 to 10 years.
Lifespan It varies greatly depending on the breeding environment.
They can live longer by eliminating stress and keeping them clean.
Coat color type
In addition, there are 30 different hair colors for the Netherlands Dwarf.
It is roughly classified into 5 categories.
The whole is a single color (black, blue, etc.)
source : http://www.usagi-jiten.co.jp/columns/52
Dark color around eyes, ears, nose, feet, tail and light color (sable point, sir ames sable, etc.)
source : http://usagi-amerabi.com/Nether.html
There is a striped pattern mixed with three colors from top to bottom (opal, squalane, etc.)
source : http://www.adorablerabbits.co.uk/aboutthenetherlanddwarf.htm
Hair around eyes, chin, neck, abdomen, inside of feet, upper toes, tail are white (silver martin, tongue, etc.)
source : https://petpedia.net/article/91/netherland_dwarf
(Himalayan, Orange, Fawn, Steel, Broken, etc.)
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How to buy? How much does it cost?
source : http://now100fm.cbslocal.com/2016/06/29/kitten-climbs-out-of-cage-at-pet-store-to-play-with-puppy-video/
Purchase of Netherland Dwarf
The Netherlands Dwarf is currently sold at pet stores and rabbit specialty stores.
Those who are interested should actually go to the store by themselves.
If you are a beginner, it is recommended to look for it at a rabbit specialty store that has a lot of after-sales follow-up.
By the way, rabbits are nocturnal, so if you go to see them in the evening or at night, you can see their energetic appearance.
How much does the Netherland Dwarf cost?
At most market prices,
Pet shop: Approximately 200 dollar
Rabbit specialty store: Approximately 300 dollar to 700 dollar.
People who are familiar with rabbits should go to a pet shop, and beginners should go to a specialty store (ﾟ Д ﾟ)
Also, it seems that the price does not change much depending on the color.
If anything, it costs 500 dollar to 800 dollar yen with a pedigree,
The younger they are, the higher the price.
source : https://rabbitpedia.com/netherland-dwarf/
What is the character of the Netherlands Dwarf?
Like other rabbits, the Netherlands Dwarf is…
Full of curiosity
It ’s not aggressive to people,
On the contrary, you may be asked for a skinship.
Cute + friendly = Ahhhhh (ﾟ Д ﾟ)
What do you need? breeding goods
In keeping the Netherlands Dwarf,
The following are the minimum required.
・ Flooring material for cages
・ Gnawing tree
・ Grooming supplies
・ Cold and heat protection products
Like other rabbits, the Netherlands Dwarf is territorial, so a cage is needed.
The size should be just enough to put breeding goods and move around.
Be aware that if the cage is too large, they will not be able to manage their territory and they will be stressful.
Also, rabbit is very vulnerable to changes in temperature, so be sure to protect themself from the cold and heat.
What is the bait? How should I give it?
source : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfcEQWDPlnY
The Netherlands Dwarf mainly eats grass.
Another good choice is pellet food for rabbits.
The Netherlands Dwarf is very cautious when it comes to food.
so you should give food which is given at the pet shop
Or give a similar kind of grass / pellet.
Even if you try to feed it by hand, rabbit will not eat it unless rabbit is accustomed to it.
Let’s put food in the cage first.
What about the toilet? Can I discipline?
source : http://netherland-dwarf-rabbits.blogspot.jp/2012/04/how-to-litter-train-netherland-dwarf.html
Regarding the toilet situation of the Netherlands Dwarf,
You have to be careful about the following two points.
・ Rabbit decides their favorite place
・ You can only discipline when rabbit is a baby
At first, the owner predicts where the Netherlands Dwarf will urinate and installs a toilet.
It’s a good idea to put it in a corner of the cage away from the feeding area, or put sand or paper with the smell of urine.