Satin Rabbit

Satin Rabbit

Satin Rabbit History of the Satin Rabbit The Satin rabbit originated in the United States in the 1930s and is named for the striking satin sheen on its coat. The first litter of Satin rabbits came from famous breeder Mr. Walter Huey’s rabbitry, as he was trying to...
Velveteen Lop Rabbit

Velveteen Lop Rabbit

Velveteen Lop Rabbit History of the Velveteen Lop Rabbit The Velveteen Lop Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real) is a children’s book written by Margery Williams.It chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real, Velveteen Lops are a newer breed...
Rex Rabbit

Rex Rabbit

Rex Rabbit History of the Rex Rabbit The Rex rabbit is a breed of rabbit developed in France in 1919 and is named for the rex gene responsible for its unique type of fur. Rex fur is the result of a genetic mutation causing the hairs to be all the same length, giving a...
New Zealand Rabbit

New Zealand Rabbit

New Zealand Rabbit History of the New Zealand Rabbit The New Zealand Rabbit actually originated in the United States and was bred in 1916 by a Californian breeder seeking to develop a valuable rabbit for the meat and fur trade. The New Zealand Red was the first type...
Havana Rabbit

Havana Rabbit

Havana Rabbit History of the Havana Rabbit In 1916, this breed was brought to the United States. The Havana earned its name because their fur is the same color as Cuban cigars. The blue Havana rabbit was recognized by the ARBA in 1965 and the black Havana rabbit in...
French Angora Rabbit

French Angora Rabbit

French Angora Rabbit History of the French Angora Rabbit Prior to 1939, any rabbit capable of growing and producing a wool coat suitable for harvest was classified by ARBA as an Angora Wooler. The French Angora is arguably the closest in resembling the “original”...