I have kept a variety of pet rabbits and enjoy sharing what I've learned about bunny care with others.
If you've ever been to a pet store, then you are probably already familiar with the Mini Lop (also known as the Holland Lop). These little floppy-eared bunnies have found great favor in the pet trade, in spite of the fact that oftentimes they are more skittish and less friendly than their larger, less compact counterparts. The fact of the matter is, Mini Lops are ridiculously cute, especially as kits, and it is hard to resist their little faces and big floppy ears.
How Big Do Mini Lops Get?
Mini Lops should be around 1.5 kilograms or 3.3 pounds when fully grown.
Do They Make Good Pets?
Mini Lops can be good pets, but think of them a little like terriers. A terrier may be a small dog, but it needs a great deal of space to run in. Even though your Mini Lop may be small, he or she will probably need more space and exercise than a larger rabbit.
They May Be Temperamental
Mini Lops are also known for being more temperamental in general, so be prepared to spend some time with your bunny before he or she becomes the cuddly little critter you had hoped for.
However, this is one of those times where people disagree. Some people find Mini Lops to be the most charming creatures on planet Earth and claim that they love to be handled and to love and snuggle on you. My personal experience is that they will leave scars if you annoy them too much—but, as always, there are exceptions to every breed standard and to every supposition.
What If I Want to Show My Rabbit?
If you intend to show your Mini Lop, you should be looking for the following characteristics:
Bright eyes and nice floppy ears are the most noticeable features of the Mini Lop's head. The eyes should not be too close together, and they should be nice and large. The ears should hang nicely, and the inner part of the ear should not be visible when the rabbit is at rest.
The body should be round and compact. These are strong little rabbits, and they should look it. Their coat should be dense and not too long or too short.
The Mini Lop should be well-furred, so bare pads of the feet are considered a fault. Ears that are carried poorly or lopsidedly (ironically enough) are also considered a fault. A rabbit that does not have a nicely shaped head and 'crown' (the area between the bunny's ears) is also considered to be faulty.
What About Breeding These Bunnies?
Many people crossbreed lops to create various new versions. For example, a Cashmere Lop can be crossed with a Mini Lop to create a Cashmere Mini Lop.
Overall, Mini Lops have proven to be a wildly popular choice for both breeders and pet keepers alike.
mary on July 22, 2020:
holland lops ARE NOT the same breed of rabbit! mini lops grow twice the size!
Splotches on May 19, 2020:
Should I give my 10 yr. old daughter a Holland Lop?
Jamie on May 12, 2020:
how old do they have to be to not be with the mom and get sold
Andy on April 18, 2020:
Hi, I hope anyone can help to determine what kind of breeds are my rabbits are? Please refer to link below, thank you.
American rabbit breeders member on March 16, 2020:
Please edit this article as it is very miss leading Holland lops and mini lops are two completely different breeds though they look similar through certain pictures they are not similar at all other than both having Lopped ears Mini lops are actually quite a bit bigger in size almost doubling the size of a Holland which is actually a dwarf breed !
Anonymous on October 19, 2019:
Mini lops and holland lops are NOT the same, mini lops grow double the size! Very misleading.
Alexandra on March 15, 2019:
Thank you for all the help I have a new bunny and this really helps
isaac on December 14, 2018:
i have a bunny that is a op ear he is a big boy, im trying to do a research on his breed and this helped me alot
Caoimhe conway on January 28, 2018:
I love bunnies and they are such a wonderful friend for your children it gives them a responsibility and it makes them fell as if they have a child and I just love holland lop bunnies my self I have one named marshmellow and he is justs a joy to be around he is the best thing ever.!
bunnylover on August 08, 2017:
Diana on March 11, 2017:
When reading about the many varieties of domestic rabbits, I have always seen information about Holland Lops appear under the heading "Holland Lop." I refer to the overviews of the 'Most Popular House Rabbit Breeds,' typically found as a section, or a chapter (titled along the lines of, "Which Rabbit Breed is Right for you?"), in modern books about caring for house rabbits.
On the other hand, I have always found information about Mini Lops under the heading, "Mini Lop" (or, less commonly, "Miniature Lop," or, "Mini Lop-Ear"), and categorized as a separate, different breed, than Holland Lops.
I've not seen the two names, "Holland Lop," and, "Mini Lop," used interchangeably (excluding this). It seems quite odd to me that anyone would use "Holland Lop," & "Mini Lop," interchangeably, given that it is widely known, among people with house rabbits, that the "Mini Lop," is of German origin, not of Nederland.
If it is of any help to know, I live in the States-
please note, that due to the general absence of very many up-to-date, accurate, comprehensive, books on house rabbit care, written and published in the US, at this time (March 2017), about half of the literature on rabbits that I've read was written and published in the UK (or, on occasion, Ireland).
I'm given to understand (as I was not alive at the time), that the keeping of house rabbits as pets only really just got started in the late 1970s. This was followed by a rather slow, but steady, increase in the popularity of keeping pet house rabbits in the US, through the 1980s and most of the 1990s. The keeping of rabbits as pets remained quite rare throughout this time. Only in the early 2000s did keeping rabbits as companion animals come to be considered merely uncommon, as opposed to very rare, in the United States.
The late 2000s, and up to the present, has seen massive exponential growth in the popularity of pet house rabbits in the States- even so, rabbits are still considered somewhat unusual pets. For example, as specified by state laws in the US, domestic pet house rabbit companion animals are classified as an, "Exotic Species," type of household companion animal.
This simply means that modern, complete, educational literature for taking care of house rabbits is sparse in the US (unfortunately, so are MANY rabbit care & housing supplies). Therefore, I found it important to supplement my reference materials, with books ordered as [Expensive-to-Ship!!!] imports from the UK. Obviously, keeping house rabbits is much more common in the UK than the States, and has been done for a much longer time. Naturally, the result is that the UK has more modern, informative, care guide books about pet rabbits.
It may be worth mentioning: quite recently, based on long term studies at American universities [such as at my own MIZZOU. or University of Missouri, before I transfered to Chicago], it has been proposed & well-received, that people with pet rabbits may submit for case-by-case consideration, that their pet rabbits gain the rights of Service Animals.
Based on the unexpected, but very clear, results analyses from the universities' research studies, the serious consideration of granting Service Animal rights to house rabbits, is specifically intended to provide the opportunity for girls & women with anxiety-causing mental health issues, who are also bunny caretakers. Long-term study results, from numerous accredited, diverse sources, unanimously revealed an extremely strong correlation between improved mental health among girls & women with anxiety disorders, and frequent social interaction with house rabbits.
Caretaking, & general, calm, playful, and restful, social activity of house rabbits, by girls & women, have revealed unprecedented positive influence on the mental health of girls & women- to the extent that girls & women with anxiety disorders may submit Service Animal Status applications for their pet rabbits. If approved, rabbits with Service Animal Status would be granted broader rights protections, & would nullify mandated separation of women & girls, from their rabbits, during emergencies/evacuation, and certain other situations which might cause undue anxiety & stress for girls & women in the States.
Arianna Crawford on February 28, 2017:
Actually @Michelle check, it is possible. My bunny George is one month older than CoCo and at four months old, he was able to get coco pregnant and she was only three months old. Unfortunately though, the baby was too small to survive because the bunnies were so young. The baby did not have enough time to develope. When we took them to the vet, they said the bunny wasn't able to form fully and was too tiny because if the young age of our rabbits. I would say to separate them until u are able to get them spade and neutered.
Michelle check on February 27, 2017:
My 7 week old mini lop is trying to mate my 5 month old female. Please tell me he is not capable of producing sperm being so young. Planned on breeding them but not yet. 31 days puts ne in the middle of a 7 day hospital stay. I am stressing.
Arianna Crawford on February 08, 2017:
My mini lop coco luvs to be around our bunny george who is a total different breed than her. He is of the silver rabbit breed. They get along perfectly. However, coco does not like to be pet that's much and does not like to be played with. Its almost like she is scared but we don't know why. We show them lots of attention and she only likes to around George. They are the perfect match. What should I do about coco? We have never caused these bunnies any harm. George luvs to be pet 24/7. He luvs being around people. Whenever coco sees anyone that is within 10 feet, she will run and hide and go to where we cannot see or get to her. What is this a sign of?
Mandy on January 26, 2017:
I have 7 mini dwaft long haired lops for sale
Alexis on September 10, 2015:
Cab English lops breed with calafornia mix?
Cadbury on April 27, 2013:
Mini lops are not also known as holland lops...mini lops are at least 2 pounds larger! Holland lops are the smallest of the lops, and are "dwarfed". Mini lops actually tend to be more lazy than most breeds!
Hollandloprabbitlover on April 01, 2013:
I have got a Holland lop rabbit called HoneyLouna and it's perfect!!!
bunnylovar on March 17, 2013:
i think this is the right link but like ware are all of the bunnies
Rabbitlover#1 on December 01, 2012:
I think mini lop rabbits and holland lops are different.How i can tell is holland lop rabbits if you look on the top of there heads you can see a little bump.For mini lops it does not have a bump.
morgan on October 27, 2012:
is there a number i can call to get that first bunny at the top of the page?
Natalie on July 11, 2012:
Mini lops and Holland lops are different breeds! Ironically Mini lops are big and Holland lops and super tiny. Just wanted to point that out.
brookbunnies on June 11, 2012:
Hollands and mini pops are not the same. Hollands are smaller and more temperamental. I would recommend a mini lop any day to a beginner, but Hollands are pretty good too. Mini lops are about 5 to 6 pounds while Hollands are 3 to 4. This is correct in America, but I am not sure about the UK. If you want to buy a Holland or a Mini, I would look at ARBA's standards to make sure, as the two are occasionally mixed up. Personally, the Hollands are slightly cuter, but the mini's outstanding personality makes up for that.
ariana on June 04, 2012:
Hi, I just bought a holland lop and she is the sweetest thing i only have had her for two days but she already trusts me and even fell asleep in my arms
olivia mann on May 19, 2012:
im getting a holland lop if you have any useful informatio please tell me. :^)
Bunny Lover on May 05, 2012:
Are they for sale
Pet Rabbit Care Facts on April 16, 2012:
We have what I think is a mini lop earred rabbit. He is very sweet and gentle. Please be sure to check out my page http://www.squidoo.com/pet-rabbit-care-facts and you can see his photo
longtimelooking on April 09, 2012:
I have been looking for a Holland lop in the area of Omaha,Ne would anyone know of some bunnies?
Tonio on April 08, 2012:
That top rabbit looks EXACTLY like mine. My rabbits' name is Fonzie.
Jessica on March 18, 2012:
I like rabbit mini better than lops my rabbit mini is only 3 months old.
aj on March 12, 2012:
i want one sooooo
Ann on March 10, 2012:
Mini Lops and Holland are not the same....
dj on February 24, 2012:
Me and my girl friend just naught a broken black mini lop, how exactly do u litter train a lop?
Kate on February 16, 2012:
I would like to get a mini lop.... One like the top picture..... Good choice? I read a book about rabbits and fell in in love with them!
sara on February 11, 2012:
how can i breed my mini lop with my dwarf she s 2 and he s 1
dancer99 on February 08, 2012:
The bunny's r sooooo cute. I love bunny's. I have a holland mini lop. She is sooooo cute. We named her Cinnamon because that was her color when we got her. Now she has some darker spots. You should get a holland mini lop. They r great pets. Love the pics again!
USA to Australia on February 05, 2012:
Which Country are you living in, Bunnylover?
bunnylover on February 05, 2012:
I would like to know the difference between a mini lop and a Holland lop. I'm looking to buy and I want to know which one is smaller in size and has bigger ears.
USA to Australia on February 05, 2012:
To all fellow Americans, please note that since moving from the USA to australia the holland lop is not "our" mini lop!!! The uk and Australia call holland lops mini lips - they are the same thing in those two countries! Yes, our holland lop and our mini lops are different, but once again, in Australia and uk what we call holland lops are in fact the Australian and uk "mini lop" please don't abuse them and perhaps do a little research first!!! I know this as I raised holland lops back in the USA and now had to get use to calling these little holland lops mini lops!!!
izzle808 on January 27, 2012:
WOW! I LOVED THIS HUB! It was awesome and the info really helped! I don't suppose you know any mini lop breeders in the manuwatu?
sherbert on January 27, 2012:
i ? rabbits and can i have some rabbit names for my new rabbit im getting
Sharon on January 22, 2012:
How can you tell the difference from a Holland lop and any other lop. I just got a 5 month old saposidly Holland lop and i think hes between 3-4 pounds now.
bob on January 22, 2012:
Where do you find mini lops to buy?
Jessica on January 17, 2012:
I don't mean to be rude, but a holland lop and a mini lop are two different breeds. Mini lops get to be around 6 pounds and hollands get to be around 3 or 4 pounds. The mini is about twice the size of the holland
jodie asworth on November 28, 2011:
OMG that looks relly like my old rabbit what i had it died of old age i was relly siad when it happened but i did not know in till i got home and looked in it home i teld my mum and me and my mum and dad diged up a hole and berried him i only realised when i got home from school lots love jodie ashworth 9 r.i.p xx
S&A Angels Rabbitry on October 17, 2011:
holland lops and mini lops are 2 WAY different breeds!!! mini lops can be up to 6lbs sometimes more but thats outta standard! hollands are much smaller theya re also showed different, mini lops are also known as a mini french lop
brad on October 16, 2011:
go on ebay and see if you can get in contact with the breeder and have them ship it.
Luminita on October 13, 2011:
Hi, I have a question. I love this bunnies and I would love to have one. But in my country I cannot find this type of rabbit. And unfortunately I am from Romania. How can I buy one of this?
eL on September 14, 2011:
Mini Lop = Dwarf lop
Holland = Mini Lop
Does this make sense?
JessicaR on August 26, 2011:
I don't know how it is in the UK, but in America the mini lop and holland lop are two completely different breeds of rabbit. Like a yorkshire terrior and a tea-cup yorkshire terrior. They're based off the same thing, but they are not the same. A mini lop is nearly twice the size as a holland. A hollands max weight is around 4 lbs but usually in the 3 lb range and a mini is normally about 6 lbs. This is very noticeable once you've owned both. And in my experience of 3 hollands and 1 mini lop, they have all been incredibly sweet. The girls are just more skittish. But if treated good holland males are incredible pets who LOVE to be pet and given lots of attention to.
jules1113 on August 19, 2011:
Where can I find a cashmere mini lop? Where did you find yours? I have two rabbits, my oldest is nearly two years old and she is a Dwarf/English Spot mix. My baby is 3 months old and she is a Holland Lop. I'd like to have a cashmere mini lop, too!
Jocelyn Jordan on June 07, 2011:
the first one is adorable i love him or her so mutch its so cute
heygurl on April 19, 2011:
Does anyone know where I can get a Holland Lop like the one in the Photo below? I want one just like taht and i've been looking EVERYWHERE. I live in ontario canada.
herpdurrderp on March 24, 2011:
i have a holland lop named savage, SO FREAKIN FLUFFY!! oh my god he's ridiculous.
Keeley:) on March 22, 2011:
Hey everybody! I own Mini Lops and breed them true that they are super cute, but they can be a little mean. I also show. A good show Mini Lop should have ROUND BODY, AN OVER-BITE, UNDER-EYE SHADOWS, FOUR TOE-NAILS/TOES. These are just the basics- the regulations go much further. What I meant by mean was that they can scratch- so before thinking that they are all nice and sweet I personally think that they scratch the most and will def. leave scars. Considering that I have a meat rabbit that wouldn't even think of scratching me. But the cuteness pretty much covers it up. Mini Lops should weigh between 3-6.5 LBS. If you can't handle them- don't buy them. As for people who say wire bottom cages hurt their feet- don't say anything about something you don't know. Rabbit breeders raise them on wire cages. Thanks!!! Love,
alissa on March 17, 2011:
what type of bunny is best for me?? i am only 10 years old BUT i really want a bunny!!!!
Anthony on March 08, 2011:
Sorry, I meant circumstances, not sircumstancea.
Anthony on March 08, 2011:
I have a 5 year old hollend lop female and a 4 year old male. The female was bred when she was around 8 months old and has never been bred since. The male has never bred before. My question is can they still be bred considering these sircumstancea? They are both still energetic and are healthy.
beth elliott on March 06, 2011:
hollend lops and mini lops are verry difrent.Mini lops are mutch bigger. Mini lops are what i rase and they are verry sweet and they are cuddly and yes they do take work.all animals do take work my mini lops are all verry cuddly and i have spent my time in loving them.mini lops weight limit is 6.5 lbs for a doe that has bred befor and minumum weight is 3 lbs
Christine on February 16, 2011:
I just got a lop eared rabbit about a month or so ago and I can't figure out what kind of lop she is. Can anyone help? Shes about four pounds, and has medium length ears and a flat coat.
harerazer on February 01, 2011:
A Holland lop's max weight is 4lbs.
A Mini Lop's max weight is 5-6lbs.
A cashmere lop that someone mentioned on her is really called an American Fuzzy Lop. U can find a lot of information on WWW.arba.net
Triple Crown Rabbitry on January 29, 2011:
This piece is utterly incorrect. I breed and show mini lops and I can promise you they are TOTALLY different from Holland Lops and are practically the opposite of everything these people say. My advise, find another output of information because this is almost all incorrect.
Rabbitinfo on January 19, 2011:
Holland lops usually stop breeding around the age of 3 years.but if your rabbit doesn't have papers don't breed it if you breed it there could be a number of problems with the babies. A good place to find rabbits is a rabbitry in Montana cc rabbitry the website URL is http://ccrabbitryhollandlops.webs.com/ the contact info is on there they have pet rabbits available almost every holiday
Florence on January 11, 2011:
I have a 3 year old doe holland loop. I would like to find a companion for her. Can she breed at this age?
Miya on December 26, 2010:
I love bunnies and I trying to get one but my parents are not letting me.:(
Darla on November 19, 2010:
I do not have a lop I have different type of bunnies but not a lop I got most of my bunnies for 5 bucks I am trying to get one because my parents say i am aloud to get whatever I want and as much as I want but I only want 20. Thanks
bubs and buns on November 19, 2010:
Theirs no point in disputing the temprement of different breeds iv had several breeds of bunny over a period of 15 yrs and found them all a pleasure apart from one dutch doe i think temperement is very dependent on the commitment you have to your rabbits they bite if they are scared so building up a trusting bond with your rabbit before expecting it to be perfect!
lops n hops rabbitry on October 10, 2010:
That's so sweet, and I'm glad you like the names. By the way, I just went to my first rabbit show! I don't know if they have them in Ireland or not, but if so they are a wonderful place to buy rabbits. I showed my holland lop and 2 mini lops there and I also bought another holland lop :)
Pancakes4ever on October 10, 2010:
Thank you sooo much!I live in Ireland but thanks.You are so lucky.You have made my day ps.i love the names
lopsnhops rabbitry on September 19, 2010:
p.s. i have five rabbits formerly nine
rabbits are not much work you only need to clean them about once a week. also, i forgot to mention, if you breed and sell your rabbits, they sell for around $25- $40 dollars IF they are :
purebred (preferably with a pedigree)
good showing quality
i can tell u more about they standards in showing for your breed if you choose to breed and sell you r bunnies.
and as for the question of names?
bucks: joey, sammy, max, cinnamon (assuming its a cinnamon color), etc.
does: millie, lily, muffin, kiyana (the name of my friend's rabbit), trixie, etc.
hope that helps too
-Katya from Lops n' Hops Rabbitry
P.S. what state do you live in? if you live in PA, i can refer you to some excellent breeders who i got my rabbits from. I can also give info on my 4H club
lopsnhops rabbitry on September 19, 2010:
This is mainly written for pancakes4ever
to answer your questions...
1. the rabbit will most likely get along with your dog if the dog gets along with the rabbit. you should take precaution when introducing them in case either is not OK with the other one. your rabbit should generally be fine once it is used to being handled and what not and dogs usually get the idea when an animal is a pet
2. a rabbit needs to be a minimum of five weeks, but a responsible breeder lets them go at around 6-8 weeks. never buy a rabbit that is less than five weeks.
3. if you plan to get a girl and boy they will mate. but the female will be territorial and most likely, rip the male apart. it is horrible. breeding is a big responsibility though i have bred my mini lops and plan to have two more litters of kits next summer with both my Holland and mini lops, but back to the question. if you plan to breed, you will need three cages, 1 for the kittens (babies, also called kits), one for the buck (boy), and one for the doe (girl). The rabbits should both be at least six months old and healthy. Take the doe to the buck's cage, never the buck to the doe's because of territorial issues. leave them together for about 15 minutes, but keep an eye on them to unsure mating and no fighting.if they fight, take them away from each other immediately. if the mating is a success, the doe will kindle (give birth) in approximately a month. if you want to know if she is pregnant prior to kindling, ask an experienced breeder, such as the one you bought your rabbits from, to palpate the doe. when the doe is giving birth, do not try to watch, as she may kill or eat the kits. do not handle them unless the doe is in distracted with a treat, etc. remove any dead kittens from the nest and make sure that she is feeding them. if she is, their tummies should be nice and round. also, i forgot, place a wooden nest box in her cage a few days prior to kindling. make sure she has plenty of straw, hay, etc. to line the nest with. when the babies are 6 weeks old or older, they can be sold. never leave the buck in the doe's cage in case he eats the kits. don't ask pet store workers these questions they are not informed with the right information. you should also get your rabbits from a breeder to ensure they are healthy, purebred, etc. you can also get them tattooed for showing by a breeder and you can get their pedigree.
4. you should be careful neutering a rabbit because if they are in a bad mood at the time they could stay like this permanently.
joining a 4H club is a good thing to do to learn more about rabbits. I am twelve and i live in pennsylvania. i am in the Montgomery County 4H Furry Friends Rabbit and Cavy (guinea pig) Club. it has been a wonderful experience and i now know more about rabbits than most would imagine of a twelve year old. every year the 4H has a fair which is definetley (sorry i spelled that wrong) the highlight of the year. we have a three day two night sleep over where all the clubs come together and show their animals, etc. we have a show with ribbons and all that stuff and it is awesome i have won some pretty nice prizes with my mini lops. we meet once a month (our first meeting of the year is tomorrow). you will learn A TON of rabbit showing stuff and other rabbit info. Please join it is a wonderful opportunity and experience.
Hope that helps!
-Katya from Lops n' Hops Rabbitry (Ambler, Pennsylvaina)
Pancakes4ever on September 19, 2010:
Thank u so much kim
im minding my friends rabbits and the lab seems fine with it any advice 4 my mom on getting a RABBIT 4 me it would really help and my mum thinks they're 2 much work............ARE they????
Please reply ps.your kids r so lucky and any names 4 my rabbit
brett on September 06, 2010:
Hey kim. learn how to spell. I have an 18 month old holland lop (buck) and had him neutered 5 months ago. much more tame and managable. makes a much better pet as he also does not spray anymore.
Kim on August 04, 2010:
My daughter is 12 and my son 14 and they have and breed holland lops we have a 1 1/2 yellow lab very calm she likes to lick them and we do not leave them alone. They must be 8 weeks old before taking them home and they should be taken from their mom before taking them home. They should be 9 months before breeding them and they will mate before then if they are not seperated. We have one older buck that the more he is breed the more aggressive he is. We have one young buck that is so gental but he is only 10 months old. I have heard that bucks are more gental then girl. Good luck
Pancakes4ever on July 26, 2010:
pllease answer my question im literally despirate!
sorry 4 being anoying i have spent 48 hours on the web researching and cant find the answer!
Pancakes4ever on July 25, 2010:
Heyy im only eleven and hoping to get a holland lop and i have a few questions......
1.Will they get along with my 2 year old lab?
2.What age do they have to be to take them home?
3.If i get two (1 girl and 1 boy)will they mate immedientelly or will they just be friends and soon breed?
4.Will not neutering them make them aggressive/
Thanx 4 reading this and pleasssssse help!
Saige A on July 22, 2010:
I would just like to say that mini lops and Holland lops are NOT the same thing they are totality different and if you knew anything about these rabbits you would know that they are not the same! Please do your research before you post things like this on the internet!
Glenda G on July 21, 2010:
I have both Mini Lops and Hollands they are very sweet if worked with but any rabbit can be hard to deal with.They look very different so do your research mini lops are larger than hollands.
Dan S on July 21, 2010:
I adopted a one-year-old pedigree, registered Holland Lop doe from a breeder who was giving her away since she refused to breed. My experience based on her is that they are terrors! We have all been bitten and she wants nothing to do with any of us. To attempt to clean her cage is a matter of risking lots of pain and bleeding skin. I also have an altered Holland Dwarf buck who is a really intelligent,lovable charmer, a 4-month old Flemish Giant doe who is a real clown to watch and a timid 2-month old Satin.
I'll take ten of any of these breeds over another Holland Lop any day of the week! Worst adoption I ever made!!!!
julia M on July 12, 2010:
This person needs to visit the ARBA website. Mini Lops and Holland Lops are not the same. They are two entirely different breeds. Holland being the smallest. Should do research before posting!
Linda Ung on June 18, 2010:
OmG! That first bunny pic looks like that mini lop I just got!
Gemma on June 06, 2010:
I Think I Like dWARF lOP eARED Rabbits Better They Are Better and Some Times Cuter
sheba on May 26, 2010:
can someone plz answer my questions
Sheba's so lucky on May 20, 2010:
I might get a bunny but im not really allowed to. does anyone know how much the cheapest bunnies from a typical pet store tend to cost? cuz if they are cheap maybe i can convince my mom to get me one. she said six kids are all she can handle
mmn on May 18, 2010:
My mini lop is dying right now. His best buddy was taken away I guess by a hawk 4 days ago, he is dying of a broken heart. I am just devastated.
mini lop lover! on May 15, 2010:
Im Getting two mini lops in mid july. I cant wait i think from the breeder im getting them from they are about £25-£40.
sheba again on May 15, 2010:
umm my mom brought up a good point i have a run for outside should we treat it for fleas or other bugs bcs with my cats we have to
sheba on May 12, 2010:
ok me again thx for the other answers they helped so much ok so here's the plan im getting the holland lop from a breader for $50 im getting him at 3 weeks so im gonna train him to use the litter box what should i put in the box
# 2 what's the best bedding for holland lops and i mean the best and what should i stay away from i called countless vets but they don't have any good answers and what should i stay away from that i put in there litter box again and what's the best newspapper?
#3 the thing i heard about fixing them is that if you get them young enough that you can teach them not to be agresive and with the litter box they wont spray as much i don't have another bunny to mate or fight with so should i still get it fixed or should i wait when i get it and see how his behaivor is as he gets older cuz reamber im getting him at 3 weeks well thx byby
i want a bunny on April 28, 2010:
i rlly want a mini lop or holland lop. i dnt no wich 1!!!! my friend has 2 wite dwarf lop bunnies and they're havin babies but im not sure if i shud get 1 of those. how much is a bunny n e way?????
plees help me!!!!!!
Emily on April 27, 2010:
i have a few mini lop rabbitsw i love them
gloop on April 21, 2010:
Why did the person shut the refrigerator so fast?
HE SAW THE SALAD DRESSING!
P.S. Remember bunnies poop.
Jessica on April 13, 2010:
Rabbits, in general, if not fixed can become territorial and aggressive. My rabbit used to be aggressive and bite until I got her spayed and now she is a love. The cost of a rabbit depends on where you get it from. If you get it from a breeder, price varies, it usually depends on show quality, breed quality, but the cheapest is getting one just as a pet. If you go to a shelter or rescue the cost maybe a little more, but the rabbit will be fixed, which is a huge cost. Because rabbits are exotics, not many vets handle them so you have to find a vet that knows rabbits and generally they cost more. Good food is plain pellets made of Timothy hay so you must look at the ingredients. They should also have access to timothy hay 24/7. They can have romaine lettuce, but not iceburg lettuce. I don't know about grooming because I am able to do all that with my rabbit without having to take her to a groomer/vet. Rabbits live comfortably in 55 degrees farenheit but will be okay in 75, it is best to keep them indoors or give them a place to hide outdoors because they can give themselves heart attacks if a predator tries to get at them, they can also die of heat stroke. No wire bottom cages either, it's the easiest, but it really hurts their feet.
sheba on April 08, 2010:
hey im still thinking of getting a holland lop about how big do they get im getting a pure bread that is a very good breeder but i want to know about how big it might get cuz i cant have a very big bunny so is this a good choice
Kimberly on April 05, 2010:
I adore the mini lop and would like to have one but I would like to know a few things first.
Pricing. It is extremely important I am able to, first, afford one and, secondly, afford to give him/her what he/she needs: good food/treats/bedding/vet cost/grooming cost/etc.
Also, do they get along with other pets in the house such as a yorkie and cat? I'm not very worried about Timber, our yorkie who has been with us for nine years. It's the cat that concerns me. He is sweet as can be but very playful.
Thank you for any and all information.
savannah on April 04, 2010:
my is round 10 or 11 punds it is over grown we think i have at least 16 rabbits
Fay on April 02, 2010:
Mini Lops get way bigger than 3.3 pounds. Mine is around 8(Which is very normal for a Mini Lop)
Maja on March 27, 2010:
bunnies R rad :)Im 12 yers old hi
Sonja on March 27, 2010:
I really want a rabbit and I think I'll get a Holland lop. They are really adorable. -You can actually put them on a leash and take them on walks!
trti on March 15, 2010:
hoo would not love the cutest animal in the world bunnies and rats hala
ally on March 09, 2010:
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!! They are so cute