Rabbits are great pets, they are always busy doing something and not a lot gets passed their little twitching noses. There are some amazing colours, from sable to black and rabbits with incredible markings. Below is a guide to the many colours and variations to be found in our collection ofrabbits and they're all gorgeous!
Siamese Sable Siamese sable rabbits have a rich sepia colour on their backs, ears, faces, on the outside of their legs and upper sides of their tails. They also have a saddle on their backs and boast a unbroken dark line from head to tail. Their flanks are a gorgeous sepia shade which is a much paler colour than found on their backs. All the shades of sepia blend seamlessly with the lightest spot being on their bellies.
Agouti The colour agouti is a rich shade of chestnut that boasts black ticking on an orange middle coat but the undercoat is slate blue. Rabbits with this lovely colour usually have black ears and circles around their eyes. The underside of their tails and bellies are white with a slate coloured undercoat.
Opal - Blue Agouti This is a gorgeous colour where the top coat is a pale blue with a fawn middle coat finished off with a slate blue under coat which gives the rabbit's coat an almost iridescent look to it. Their ears are laced blue and they boast circles around their eyes with tails and underbellies white with a slate undercoat.
Cinnamon – Chocolate Agouti This is a lovely warm shade of brown with brownish ticking over an orange middle coat and a gorgeous light blue or even lilac undercoat. Rabbits with this amazing colour have brown laced ears, circles around their eyes with the underside of their tails and bellies being white with either a slate or lilac under coat.
Lynx - Lilac Agouti The colour lynx is a lovely orange/silver with a middle coat that is a clearly defined orange but with a white undercoat. The tips of the fur are silver with the belly being the same, and rabbits boast circles around their eyes. The insides of their ears and underside of their jowls are white with their chests matching their flanks.
Champagne Champagne is a stunning new colour variety in the Netherland Dwarf breed Babies are born solid black, although often have a telling sign of a pink nose, and make a transformation into the beautiful old silver colour from around 6-8 weeks old MORE INFO HERE
Chinchilla This colour is a sparkling combination of black and white with black ticking over a pearly coloured middle band and a slate undercoat. Rabbits with this lovely colouring have black laced ears, circles around their eyes and the underside of their tails and bellies are white with a striking slate undercoat.
Black Black rabbits are very striking looking with a richness to their coats that boasts a gorgeous slate blue undercoat.
Blue Blue is another striking colour on rabbits with the fur being blue from its tip to its root at skin level.
Chocolate Chocolate is another rich colour in rabbits with the colour going down the fur before it turns pearly grey at the undercoat.
Lilac Lilac is a gorgeous pinkish/dove grey that starts at the skin right to the tips of the rabbit's fur.
Otter Otter coloured rabbits can be a lovely black, blue, chocolate or lilac that covers their sides and backs but their under bellies are creamy white as are their chins and tails. Their feet are a combination of both colours and they have tan ticking on their chests, flanks and rumps. Their eyes are circled with a tan colour which is also found on the napes and necks. Ears are the same colour as the body but laced with tan which is on the inside of them too.
Fox Fox rabbits can be blue, black, chocolate or lilac. Their chests, flanks and feet are ticked with lovely white guard hairs giving the rabbit a really striking appearance which is helped by their eye circles, inside of ears, and the underside of the jowls, tails and bellies being white.
Tan Tan rabbits can be black, blue, chocolate or lilac with their bellies, chests, eye circles, inside of their ears, underside of their jowls and tails being a lovely rich tan colour.
Marten Sable This is an extraordinary colour which is a very rich sepia on the back of a rabbit's ears, face as well as on the outside of their legs. The upper side of the tail, and saddle turn a paler shade on their flanks which is seamless. The rabbit's coat is ticked with longer white hairs. The eye circles, inside of the rabbit's ears and their jaw lines as well as their bellies and underside of their tails are a lovely pure white.
Orange This is a bright orange colour with rabbits having a saddle shading that drops down their flanks. The undercoat however, is white. They have circles around their eyes and the inside of their ears, underside of their jowls, tails and bellies are white.
Fawn Rabbits with this colouring have a lovely warm fawn saddle down their flanks with a white undercoat. Their eyes are circled but the insides of their ears, the underside of jowls, tails and bellies are pure white.
Himalayan A Himalayan coloured rabbits boast having a nose, ears, feet and tail that are black, blue, chocolate or lilac in colour and these have to be as dark as possible. Their bodies however, are pure white and they have red eyes.
Harlequin (Japanese) This is a striking orange colour that covers a rabbit's entire body with bands of blue, black, chocolate or lilac along their bodies. Magpie This is a very striking colour for a rabbit being a white body with bands along it which can be black, chocolate, lilac or blue – giving the rabbit a very striking appearance.
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