Himalayan rabbits Breed Profile
Varieties: Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac. White with colored markings.
Weight: Males: 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 pounds, Females: 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 pounds
Physical Attributes: Himalayans are the only breed to have a body that is extremely long, narrow, and flat. When posed, a good Himalayan will not have any rise in the body from the shoulders to the rump when looked at from the side. When looked at from the top, a good Himalayan will be perfectly straight, with hips the same width as the shoulders. The head is long, and the ears are thing and upright. The rabbit is white with color on the nose, ears, feet, legs, and tail. The eyes are pink.
Personality: Himalayans are generally extremely calm and tolerant. They make excellent pets, and they enjoy attention.
Coat Type and Grooming: Himalayans have a short coat that is easy to care for. Weekly grooming with a slicker brush are fine, except during shedding season when bi-weekly grooming may be required.