History of the American Dwarf Netherland - The Tiniest Dwarf Bunny!
Our Breeding Program includes focusing on Brokens and Spotted Netherland Dwarfs as well !!!! Too Cute!!
American Netherland Dwarfs is the Smallest breeds of domestic rabbits in existence and stay looking like Baby bunnies their whole life with their Large Eyes and Heads. They can weigh from 1 ½ pounds to less than 3 pounds. They can come in 25 different color combinations as well! They live from 7 – 10 years.
They were originally created by crossing the small Polish rabbit to small, wild rabbits which produced small offspring in a wide variety of color. They were first imported into the UK in 1948, then later brought into the USA in the 1960’s & 70’s. Furthermore, by use of modified BRC Standards, they were accepted as a recognized breed by the American Rabbit Breeders Association in 1969, which we are member of. We are also member of the American Netherland Dwarf Rabbit Club.
Very careful selective breeding has been used strictly over the years because this breed was known to have originally been a very fearful and skiddish. Due to decades of strict breeding, especially from the lineage we have, this breed is Now sweet, non-bitters, curious, loving, playful and very social with people. They are active bunnies that love to run, clown around, and play. They are very entertaining for the family.