pet health


Question by  Campana (50)

Are dwarf rabbits supposed to have bent ears?


Answer by  Ella22 (610)

In all probability, you have a lop eared bunny and their ears don't stand up. It adds to their cute looks.


Answer by  Lottadogs (1258)

Some dwarf rabbits have flopped over ears and some do not it depends on the breed or mix of breeds. Rabbit breeds with ears that hang down are called Lops including Mini Lops. In other rabbit breeds, hanging ears may indicate a health issue such as ear mites.


Answer by  eiryck (847)

There is no correlation between dwarf rabbits and ear characteristics specifically on bent ears. Ear formation on dwarf rabbits varry. They do not have the same bent formations.


Answer by  Jakecutter (1819)

This is common within some breed of dwarf rabbits. It's more of a misnomer that rabbits have ears that stands straight up.


Answer by  XFactoRe (5)

Various Dwarf Rabbits do have bent ears. Other various times, they do not. In other rare cases, a Rabbit with droopy ears indicates a health issue.


Answer by  Zorfandel (398)

The genetic markers for dwarfism and ear characteristic are not connected in any reasonable way. Because of rabbit genetic manipulation occuring in the rapidly reproducing species almost anything is now possible.


Answer by  rabbui (275)

The ears of dwarf rabbits really depends on the breed. Those that do have hanging ears are called Lops. Bent or "lopped" ears could also be a sign of mites.


Answer by  Evilpeoplerock00 (64)

Most dwarf rabbits do not have bent ears but there are some that do. The dwarf lop has bent ears and is a cross between the French Llp and the dwarf.

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