Friday, May 27, 2011
DWARF HOTOT RABBITS
First of all, you need to know that Hotot is pronounced "oh-toe" or sometimes "hoe-toe." Another name for this breed is "Eyes of the Fancy." Just like their name says, they are dwarf-sized. They are not supposed to weigh more than 3 pounds, and the ideal weight is 2.5 pounds. They have compact, stocky bodies, with round heads and dark, bright eyes. They look like they are wearing eye-liner, but that is actually a ring of black fur. The rest of their fur is soft and thick and fine and white all over.
The first time the Dwarf Hotot was shown in this country was in 1981 in Syracuse, NY, at a convention of the American Rabbit Breeders' Association. After several showings, the Dwarf Hotot was accepted as a standard breed.
Angora Rabbit. So I am keeping my mouth shut this time, even though it is a natural desire for an animal such as a dog to want to prey on a small, furry animal such as a bunny rabbit. But I did mention to Mom that it would be nice if we had a Dwarf Hotot or two around the house, just to play with. And as usual, she said we couldn't have one.