Is a fancy breed by show class. Small in size. Short coated and mainly bred for pets


Ring Size A

Polish Bred By & Photo Courtesy Of Pauline Goodwin: "Anja"


Roll back coat, bowed ears or pale eyes. Ears out of proportion with the body.

Weight Maximum
Adult 1.134kg
  • Type– The Polish is a miniature, fine-boned rabbit with a fly back coat, the essence of the Polish is all round balance. The exhibit should be narrow in shoulder, relative to other breeds, and much is made of the way in which the Polish is posed or stood. Ideally in this position, when viewed from the side, the front legs, chest through the head and ears should form a vertical line and at the same time the back should arch in a quarter circle from the back of the neck to the tail, with the belly and chest well tucked up. The head should be well rounded although not necessarily as bold in does. The ears should be carried erect and should be roughly the same length as the distance from the base of the ears to the nose although again the overall balance of the exhibit is the important factor. The
  • 2. Coat– The construction of the hair shaft to be short and fine to lie very close to the body. When coat is stroked in the reverse it should sharply fly back to its original position with a degree of density.
  • 3. Accepted Colours:

Refer to general colour descriptions with the exception of Broken.

  • Ears– Set well together carried erect on top of the head, well covered and rounded when viewed from the front or side. To touch all the way up without showing a flange when presented. The length to be in keeping with the overall balance of the exhibit. The colour to match the body where appropriate, otherwise to pattern.
  • 5. Eyes– Bright and very bold, well positioned on upper side of head. The colour in Red Eyed Whites to be as near blood red as possible and in Blue Eyed Whites to be as seep a blue as possible. Other colours as per the normal colour of the exhibit depicted.
  • 6. Condition – The exhibit should be in a perfect state of health and bodily condition free from all soiling. The coat should reflect the overall good health of the exhibit, which should appear alert, sprightly and vigorous.

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