Netherland Dwarf


Is a fancy breed by show class. Small in size. Short coated and mainly bred for pets


Smoke Pearl ND



















Ring Size X


Narrow shoulder, ears not erect, bent of over length, narrow face, white hairs, white toe nails in coloured rabbits, ticking on shaded rabbits and black hairs in blues, fly-back coat.



Racy type, crooked legs, white patches, white armpits.

Young rabbits over 0.907kg (2lb) (but if the exhibit in the opinion of the judge is over developed for the age of the class it should be disqualified irrespective of weight).

Weight Ideal Maximum
Adult 0.907kg 1.134kg
  • Body– Short, compact, cobby, full chested and wide shouldered. Devoid of raciness. Front legs short and straight.
  • Ears– Erect, of good substance, well furred, slightly rounded at tips. Desired length 5cm (2 in).
  • Head– Round, broad skull.
  • Eyes– Round, bold, bright and of good colour.
  • Colour– Accept any colour so long as it conforms to the normal pattern of accepted colours of other breeds. English Marked.
  • Coat– Soft, short, dense, rollback.
  • Condition – Firm in flesh, good coat, free from any disease.

Accepted Colours:

Refer to general colour descriptions with the exception of Butterfly, Broken and Tri-colour.

English Marked Netherland Dwarf


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