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What Is a Dwarf Rabbit?

Learn what a dwarf rabbit is from the animal experts at traveling petting zoo Squeals on Wheels in this Howcast video.


Hello, my name is Jill Phillips, and I'm co-owner of Squeals on Wheels, a traveling petting zoo and pony rides. My name is John Phillips. We have horses, miniature horses. We have miniature llamas and alpacas, chickens, ducks. We have bearded dragons. Our website is

There are approximately 8 different breeds of dwarf rabbits. Dwarf rabbits weigh between 1.5 and usually a max of approximately 3 pounds. They have a particular look about them. They have a very compact, little body. They have a larger head with little protruding or bug eyes. They live up to approximately 8 years. They're very popular because they're very small, easy to hold, easy for children to put on their lap, easy to teach children how to pick them up and they don't require large anything. They don't require as large a cage, as large an bowl, as large of amount of food. They're just a nice size pet to have in your home.

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