What do lop bunnies need?

What do lop bunnies need?

They should be housed in a large outdoor enclosure with a companion rabbit or indoors with plenty of space to exercise. These are not the most commonly seen type of pet lop, but their ears are impressive to see if you ever get the chance to meet one.

What toys do Holland lop bunnies like?


  • cardboard toys from used toilet paper rolls.
  • small non-toxic rolling items (such as toy balls)
  • wooden cups, plates, or bowls.
  • newspaper pages for tearing.
  • a burrow box made from a paper container and shredded paper.
  • a tunnel made by cutting the bottom off an old trashcan.

Do lop bunnies like to cuddle?

Most rabbits don’t enjoy being held, and petting is usually only permitted by people the rabbit trusts. It’s also true that some rabbits might not ever allow petting because they’re not comfortable with it. “Like most rabbits, they generally do not feel safe when being held unless they are held correctly,” Murphy says.

Are mini lop bunnies friendly?

Nevertheless, while a Mini Lop is a friendly and loving pet, it won’t hesitate to show its “angrier” side as well. Of course, you won’t be able to take them seriously due to their immensely cute looks, but hey – it is what it is. A Mini Lop might show displeasure by vigorously stamping their hind foot.

What kind of toys do bunnies like to play with?

What are good bunny toys?

  • Paper Bags and Cardboard boxes for crawling inside, scratching, and chewing.
  • Cardboard concrete forms for burrowing.
  • Cardboard roll from paper towels or toilet paper.
  • Untreated wicker baskets or boxes full of: shredded paper, junk mail, magazines, straw, or other organic materials for digging.

What toys can I give my bunny?

Objects to manipulate or throw – e.g. untreated straw, wicker, sea-grass mats and baskets, balls and plastic flower pots. Solid plastic baby toys e.g. ‘key rings’, rattles, stacking cups, and some robust cat and parrot toys can make good rabbit toys.

Do mini lops like being held?

They are also quite playful in a more mellow way than Holland Lops and enjoy time outside the cage playing with other animals or their owners. Mini Lops are an excellent rabbit for those who want to cuddle, hold, and play with their rabbit friends.

Can you make your bunny cuddly?

Cuddle with rabbits by petting them on the floor. Once your rabbit trusts you, try lying down next to them, hugging them, or training your rabbit to hop into your lap. Sometimes it can take a while to gain a rabbit’s trust. It’s important to be patient with your rabbit and let them come to trust you in their own time.

How long do lop rabbits live for?

5-7 years
Life span: 5-7 years.

Do you need to take care of a lop eared rabbit?

These are highly popular rabbits for kids due to their small size. In addition to basic rabbit care, all lop-eared rabbits require special attention to their ears. 1  Due to their size, folded position, and delicate nature, injuries to and infections within the ears are common, but easily avoided with proper care.

What kind of rabbit is a lop eared rabbit?

These lops are very commonly found as house rabbits. One of the two pre-existing lop-eared rabbit breeds used to create French Lops, English Lops are the original lops. They are known to be quite inactive, so obesity is a major problem with the breed.

How big does a Mini Lop Lop rabbit get?

The mini lop is very popular at rabbit shows and can weigh over 6 pounds (larger than many people imagine a mini lop to get). Housing requirements are not as demanding as the larger lop varieties according to the Mini Lop Rabbit Club of America.

How much does a 4-H Bunny cost?

Pet store, county fair, and 4-H rabbits are typically inexpensive, averaging about $20. Private breeders charge about $40, but show-quality rabbits may sell for much more. Prices will certainly vary depending on the breed and show the history of the rabbit, and rescue rabbits are certainly widely available if you do not have a strong preference.