Mini Encyclopedia of Rabbit Breeds and Care: A Color Directory of the Most Popular Breeds and Their Care


A comprehensive array of practical information on rabbit keeping.

Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 specially commissioned color photographs, this mini encyclopedia features more than 40 of the ...

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A comprehensive array of practical information on rabbit keeping.

Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 specially commissioned color photographs, this mini encyclopedia features more than 40 of the most popular breeds and varieties of rabbit in a handy small format. From the fluffy angora to the faintly comical lops, each breed is thoroughly described in concise profiles that include:

  • Character
  • Appearance
  • Typical weight
  • Temperament
  • Suitability as a pet
  • Country of origin
  • Special features of coat types and colors.

In addition, an illustrated introduction provides essential advice for:

  • Housing and caring for rabbits
  • Food and dietary requirements
  • Grooming, hygiene and health care
  • Recreation and exercise.

The focused text and rich, detailed photographs in the Mini Encyclopedia of Rabbit Breeds and Care provide first-rate coverage of all the most popular North American and European breeds and varieties of rabbit.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554074747
  • Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/25/2009
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 573,022
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Geoff Russell was Britain's top breeder and exhibitor of the English Lop for many years, and he has also been a British Rabbit Council District advisor and judge. He is the author of three books on rabbits and wrote a longrunning column in Fur and Feathers magazine. He lives in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One - Your Rabbit: Getting Started

A Short History
Buying Your Rabbit
Feeding Your Rabbit
Housing Your Rabbit

Part Two - Keeping Your Rabbit Happy and Healthy

Rabbits: Caring Through the Seasons
Glossary of Rabbit-Related Terms
Health, Hygiene and Common Rabbit Diseases
Rabbit Routines
Showing Your Rabbit
Training Your Rabbit

Part Three - The Rabbit Breeds

The Fancy Breeds
The Lop Breeds
The Fur Breeds
The Rex Breeds


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