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 that is taking the hearts of America by storm. They are currently not a recognized breed of the ARBA.

Health

Velveteen Lop diet is like any other rabbits in that it should consist mainly of hay (70 percent), while the rest should be a healthy mix of pellets, leafy greens, fruits, and vegetables. Hay is the most important part of your rabbit’s diet. Pellets should only make up a small amount of your rabbit’s diet. They are high calorie and low fibre which leads to obesity and overgrown teeth. Fresh vegetables keep your rabbit’s intestines well hydrated, which helps with overall digestion. There are many vegetables that you can feed your rabbit, including celery, collard greens, green peppers, and radish tops. Rabbits have a sweet tooth and would probably love to eat a lot of fruit. However, because of the high sugar content, fruits should be fed only as treats. /p>

Velveteen Lop Rabbit

Size, Weight, Shape & Ears

They are a medium size breed. The ears are measured from the tip of one ear to the tip of the other.

 

Size Weight Ideal
The Senior Bucks 5-6 pounds (2.2-2.7kg)
The Senior Does 5-6 pounds (2.2-2.7 kg)
Junior Buck and Does 3-5 (1.3-2.2kg)

Fur / Coat

Fur is dense and soft it is best to brush them at least once a day to remove any loose fur or any dirt.

Velveteen Lop Rabbit

Personality

They have a good temperament, like to be cuddled and seem to enjoy human contact.

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