Tan Rabbit

Tan Rabbit

Tan Rabbit History of the Tan Rabbit This breed was discovered around 1880 in England. The original color of the Tan rabbit was black. In 1891, the first Tan club was formed in England. Tan rabbits are one of the few ARBA-accepted rabbit breeds that have a fully...
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...
Himalayan Rabbit

Himalayan Rabbit

Himalayan Rabbit History of the Himalayan Rabbit The Himalayan rabbit was one of the first breeds of rabbit, and their origin is unknown. The breed as we see it today originated in England in the middle of the 19th Century.The original variety was the black Himalayan,...
Harlequin Rabbit

Harlequin Rabbit

Harlequin Rabbit History of the Harlequin Rabbit The original name for the Harlequin rabbit was the Japanese rabbit. The Harlequin is a colorful breed of rabbit originating from France in the 1880s. There are two kinds of Harlequin rabbits: the Magpie and the...
Lilac Rabbit

Lilac Rabbit

Lilac Rabbit History of the Lilac Rabbit In 1917, C.H. Spruty of Holland crossed Blue Beverens with Havanas to create a similar Lilac rabbit, but slightly larger. In 1940, Lilac rabbits were being shown at the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA), and by 1944,...
Mini Rex Rabbit

Mini Rex Rabbit

Mini Rex Rabbit History of the Mini Rex Rabbit The Mini Rex Rabbit is a breed derived in France in the late 19th century. The first ‘mini’ Rex rabbits were a result of cross-breeding Netherland Dwarfs with Rex rabbits. The Mini Rex was recognized in the United States...