Dwarf rabbits are a popular breed of rabbit to own because they do in fact make great pets, notes HealthGuidance. This type of rabbit is the smallest breed of domestic rabbit, ranging from 1 1/2 to 3 lbs. The most popular species of dwarf rabbit includes the Netherlands dwarf rabbit, Britannia and Dwarf Hutot.
Dwarf rabbits are very easy to care for and can even be little box trained. They can be taught simple commands and can understand their name, notes HealthGuidance. Dwarf rabbits don't eat a lot and come in a variety of colors including chestnut, teal, orange, chocolate and tan. This type of rabbit eats approximately a half a cup a food per day and likes to eat special dry rabbit food, apples and bananas.