Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

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Use: The Tan rabbit breed has similar markings to Doberman Pincher dogs and is know for its active temperament. Photo Courtesy Bowtie, Inc./ Isabelle Francais

 

History: The Tan rabbit breed originates in England. It was developed in 1880 from a wild rabbit and Dutch cross. Courtesy Bowtie, Inc./ Isabelle Francais

 

Conformation: The Tan rabbit breed has similar markings to Doberman Pincher dogs, with a dark body and a tan underside, eye bands, nose, ears and tail. It has a well-rounded, cobby body. The Tan rabbit breed’s size ranges from 4 to 7 pounds. The recognized color varieties are black, blue, chocolate and lilac.

 

Special Considerations/Notes: The Tan rabbit breed is known to have an active temperament. Its life expectancy is 5 to 8 years.


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