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Jura the Lion Lop Head Rabbit

Updated on April 2, 2015

Hello I'm Jura The Lion Head Rabbit

I am a Lion Head Lop Rabbit, and I would like to clear something up. You see people say there is no such a breed as a Lion head Lop, well they are kind of right, I am a Lion Head rabbit crossed with the Lop breed, making me a Lion Lop.

Kind of like the Labradoodles and Puggles of the dog world. So unfortunately rabbits did not escape the designer animal trend either.

We are not a recognised breed. So if you are interested in showing rabbits then I am not for you. Although we are easy to take care of we still need a lot of attention.

Please note Jura passed away peacefully, however I have kept her page here as a memorial for her, she was an awesome rabbit.

**All the photos belong to LisaAuch.com

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funny dog pictures

How our Lion Lop fits in our family!

I came to stay with my new family as the lady who had me was not allowed to keep me in her new house.

You have might have already read about Molly, She is a Douge de Bordeaux, Roxy our other dog,(she's the shy one, of us all) Rebecca and Dad.

And recently a new addition Belle the Bulldog Puppy

Can you see the resemblance to Belle the Bulldog? Quite funny us both running around and mum trying to work out who is who?

I have a huge garden, but actually I prefer going to the neighbours garden as it has lots of juicy dandelion leaves for me to eat! ,

Girl holding rabbit
Girl holding rabbit

What is a Lion Lop Rabbit

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As you can imagine the name lion lop suggests is a cross between the standard lionhead rabbit and the lop rabbit. Both lionhead lop rabbits and mini lion lop rabbits have the traditional coat and body and ears of the lop eared rabbit, but still have the mane from the lionhead.

So a drawback of my cuteness is that by having slightly lopped ears does mean that my mane gets tangled more easily, and so it is recommended that owners of these breeds are brushed or combed at least once a day.

I have a sore eye just now, I had to go to the vet who told Rebecca it was my teeth, and I have eye drops, and will visit the Vet regularly. Do you know that undetected dental problems in rabbits are a major cause of more serious illnesses which develop due to the pain and stress of sore teeth and jaw.

So I was glad Rebecca, who knew what signs to look for because it told her in her book, noticed my runny eye and that although I was hungry I could not eat my rabbit food. But i feel much better now, but still need to have my eye drops.

Gifts for a Rabbit - keeps them happy healthy and entertained

Peter's Woven Grass Mat for Rabbits
Peter's Woven Grass Mat for Rabbits

Hmmm....do I eat it or lay on it?

 
House train your Rabbit
House train your Rabbit

Adopting a rabbit

Things new owners should know

Because I had lived somewhere before, I was used to other animals, in fact I used to share my rabbit run with a chicken. My new house had 2 very big dogs, and they were so excited to see me, but their big faces at my cage frightened me at first. But mum would bring me out of my cage and I was soon running around the garden, funny the dogs never bothered me. And they are big softies.

During the day, if mum is out in the garden she will open my hutch door and I run up and down so excited to be out. Sometimes, if it is raining, mum brings me into the house with her. It is funny because Molly, Roxy and I get on so well. But I like to know someone is there with me too.

I am also house trained, and when I need to I pop into my litter tray to do my business, it is only polite after all. I do really like cables, which is naughty but mum makes sure they are out of reach for me.

lion lop rabbit - out for a walk
lion lop rabbit - out for a walk
Peter's Rabbit Walking Jacket, Blue
Peter's Rabbit Walking Jacket, Blue

This is a new fancy lead and collar for me

 

Exercise for your Rabbit

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I have my own special collar and lead, and can go for walks. I usually run ahead of Rebecca and kick my legs out in the air. She needs to run to keep up with me. People stop to look at me, but I don't care, They are just jealous as before we go out Rebecca brushes me and combs my mane. I have had to tell her to stop spiking it up as I can't see where I am going when it falls into my eyes. And I put my foot down when she suggested hairspray!

When I am out on my long lead, I love this but someone always needs to be with me, as not every dog is as friendly as Molly and Roxy. I like it in the neighbors garden as they have grass at the front, and people stop to clap me when they are passing. They say I'm the cutest rabbit ever.

Cute Rabbit Photos of Jura - Molly, Belle and Roxy the dogs

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Rabbit and Dogs can be together
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Cute rabbit
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Rabbit and dogs living in a house together

The Best Rabbit Hutch - This is juras model

I like my house because it gives me a lot of room, I sleep upstairs all cozy and warm, and I can pop down to have a run around with the grass on my feet.

House Rabbit - Baby its cold outside

Due to the severe weather we decided to bring Jura indoors, people said we were completely mad what with having the dogs too, but I actually really love having the rabbit indoors and it is so cool, and although we have had to make sure all the wires etc are out of her reach, she has fitted right in to sitting with the dogs at nighttime.

(I don't think I will be putting her back outside, she is too cute and too much fun to watch running and jumping around)

We bought an indoor hutch so she can get away for some peace and quiet, however I just keep the door open and she bounds in and out when she likes.

The Best Rabbit Guide - Helping you to have a Happy Rabbit

Rebecca was given this book and she used to sit reading it with me, I liked it because she did everything it told her in the book. The best thing she does is make sure my bed is nice and clean every day, and fluffs up all the hay for me to keep me warm.

I love the books that you can peek inside, online and have a look before you buy!

© 2010 Lisa Auch

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      Radgrl 3 years ago

      Great lens

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      C A Chancellor 4 years ago from US/TN

      Hi Lisa! Just wanted to stop in & say hi. I tried to add a great bunny name to your list (Hopscotch -- the name of my friend Dawn's rabbit) but it didn't work. Oh well -- happy Easter!

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      Lorelei Cohen 4 years ago from Canada

      Just stopped in to wish you a happy Valentine's day and discovered that I get to leave back to back comments.

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Oh my gosh but your lop ear bunny is one BIG EASTER BUNNY. Sure is a cute bunny rabbit.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      A lovely bunny, I had a rabbit when I was a child, it used to run inside the house and rip pieces of wallpaper off the bottom of the wall. Very nice lens.

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      Paula7928 5 years ago

      Came across your lens when searching for info on how to take care of my sons new pet rabbit. Jura is so cute!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Jura.. I love you :) I can't forget this gorgeous work with too cute lion head rabbit of you.. dear lady Lisa.. Very happy and proud to be here. Have wonderful times.. always.. dear friend :D

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      Elhamstero 5 years ago

      Jura is lovely. She looks like she's a bit bigger than my rabbit, Jack

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      moonlitta 6 years ago

      Oh yes, she is cute:)

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      Lorelei Cohen 6 years ago from Canada

      Lol what a unique looking bunny rabbit. I had never heard of a lion or lop rabbit before seeing your article. Impressed that this little bunny came already potty trained...what a bonus.

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      SquidooFlowers 6 years ago

      What an adorable bunny :)

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      thatssochizz 6 years ago

      Your little girl is so cute! I just went to the spca today to get a bunny after my little baby girl bunny (7 weeks) died from a seizure. My new bunny (white with carmel ears and paws/feet and 2 little dots above her nose) the age is undetermined but she is a lion lop. I hope she's just as playful as your little girl! (:

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      JJNW 6 years ago from USA

      What an adorable bunny! I have had rabbits as pets, and they are much smarter and sweeter than many people know! Sweet story.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Just as cute as a bunny can be. I would love to have a pet rabbit again someday, they are pretty smart.

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      amkatee 6 years ago

      lionheads are adorable!! Your bunny is so cute. We have a mini rex, and have bred palaminos in the past

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      Cinnamonbite 6 years ago

      Mine used to be outside in a hutch but now he's indoors like yours.

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      Murphypig 6 years ago

      really cute. looks similar to mine :-)

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      Ruthi 6 years ago

      Jura is delightful! It's nice the previous owner comes to visit her.

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      ctavias0ffering1 6 years ago

      What a great bunch of pets you have, it must be fun all the way at your house.

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      Dustbunnyodoom 6 years ago

      Too cute! love the mane.

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      kt_glasses 6 years ago

      what a cute rabbit!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I finally made my way here to hear about your bun. Jura sounds absolutely gorgeous, but the best part is you all love her dearly.

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      dreameater 6 years ago

      She is so sweet and cute! Nice lens!

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      AWildDog 7 years ago

      You are such a cutie Jura!

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      ohcaroline 7 years ago

      You are one cute bunny, honey! What a cute pet. Blessed by an Angel. This lens will be featured on my angel lens: "angel-on-assignment".

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh what fun and what great pictures of Jura the Lion Lop Rabbit. Lensrolled to my SquidPaws - A Day In The Life of Bruno, Our Bulldog Pup.

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      CofCJenny LM 7 years ago

      Loved meeting your rabbit! I had a rabbit for ten years ( I think it was exactly ten years and about one month) before he died a few years ago, still miss that little bugger! Loved seeing the litter box as well! Great pets to have.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 7 years ago from United States

      Jura is beautiful! I love all of the photos!

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      eclecticeducati1 7 years ago

      Cute pet! Bunnies have always been one of my favorites.

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      Loretta 7 years ago from United States

      super cute! love the pictures of the bunny with the dogs, they seem to get along so well

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      Shelly Sellers 7 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      My son (11) just fell in love with your darling bunny! He is bugging me to write a note....

      " I kept going uaa when i saw that cute bunny!"

      We both give you a THUMBS UP!

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      That is one big rabbit. So adorable.

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      fuzzington 7 years ago

      What an adorable little (not so little) rabbit! I love the gray patches!! And I love the pics showing your rabbit and dog. Unfortunately, my little dog likes to chase rabbits!

      Lovely lens! :)

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      Delia 7 years ago

      ahhh, the pictures of the dogs and Jura are precious! I didn't know that these rabbits were called Lion Lop...too cute!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Well, Jura, I'm certainly glad to meet you! I had never seen a Lion Lop rabbit before, and you are definitely cute.