Netherland Dwarf Rabbits For Sale Sydney
Netherland Dwarf Rabbits are the smallest pet rabbit available in Australia. Our purebred Netherland dwarf rabbits typically weigh from 500g to 1.6 kg which is a similar size to a male Guinea pig. Unlike Guinea pig rabbits can be toilet trained. Due to genetic dwarfism Netherland dwarf rabbit’s have large heads in comparison to their body.
Diet for Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
Space allowance area
Space allowances should be adjusted relative to the size of the rabbit, i.e., larger rabbits require more space than smaller rabbits and Netherland dwarf rabbits are the smallest breed of domestic rabbit in Australia and the world.
Flooring should be constructed and maintained to minimize injury or distress to rabbits. Material should ideally be a solid non-absorbent board and cover no less than 0.1m2 of the total floor space (or 1/3 of the total floor area in each cage). A plastic base or equivalent that is easy to clean and disinfect sucvh as vetafarm cage cleaner is recommended. Wooden or absorbent surfaces are not as affective. Flooring should be cleaned and disinfected regularly. Any wire mesh flooring should be woven or flat (this is preferable since it is easier to clean) although this is not considered ideal flooring.
Bedding should be clean and dry. Recommended bedding materials include cat litter, saw dust or straw. A hay tray should be provided containing good quality hay that is changed daily. Does require a nesting area or nest box. Suitable nesting materials include hay, straw, untreated wood shavings and shredded paper as well.