Rabbit Breeds from A to Z

So – are you interested in rabbits

It is thought that there are at least 305 domestic rabbit breeds in the world. A breed of rabbits is standardized by natural selection or, more often, by size, fur (length, quality or color) developed by selective breeding for specific traits.


  • American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA)
  • Associations such as the British Rabbit Council (BRC)

coordinate and standardize the desired traits of breeds through promotion and demonstration.


Belgian Hare Rabbit

The Belgian Hare Rabbit is an unusual type of domestic rabbit. With its slender build, long legs and ears, and long head shape, it looks more like a rabbit...


Deilenaar Rabbit Breeds

Deilenaar was developed by a breeder from the town of Deil in Betuwe. The breeder Mr. Ridderhof never disclosed the rabbits he created the new breed, but...


French Lop Rabbit

The French Lop rabbit is a very ancient breed. The French Lop was first bred as a meat rabbit in France around 1850. It is believed to have been produced by...


Gouwenaar Rabbit

Gouwenaar was born from a Dutch pigeon breeder in Gouda. In 1920, a pigeon breeder bought a litter Havana rabbit with some blue-gray animals. He hid these...