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Are Flemish rabbits safe for families with small children?

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Flemish rabbits are considered safe for families with small children. The giant rabbit breed is considered hardy enough to be handled by small children, as well as being gentle and docile enough not to injure the child while being handled.

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Flemish rabbits are a very large breed of domesticated rabbit. Rabbits are generally not considered good pets for households containing small children because they are fragile animals. However, Flemish rabbits can grow up to 20 pounds and are much less likely to be mishandled by small children.

Flemish rabbits are also renowned for their mellow personalities, so they are less likely to kick or bite. However, they do need their cage in a quiet location, away from noisy children.

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