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Our Mini Plush Lop Story

What Motivates Us
When we were setting up our herd we noticed that there was a really big difference between the bunnies that came from breeders who hand raise and expose the buns to dogs and children versus the bunnies that came from rabbitries where they had no interaction with pets and children.  We couldn’t find any rabbitries that didn’t use cages. (We are not judging breeders who use cages.).  We have responsible friends who are farmers who have hundreds of rabbits and we completely agree that cages are acceptable and safe for breeding).  However, we wanted to be a different kind of rabbitry - we wanted to experiment with being the only local rabbitry that didn’t use cages.  We did a lot of research and we were able to find other small rabbitries in the United States in which the breeders allowed the animals to free roam, indoors uncaged (except for quarantine).  Our goal was to provide a bunny that was very comfortable in the home setting and was familiar with pets, children and loud noises and being snuggled.  We choose the healthiest, gentlest babies to stay here and become future breeders.  This free-roam method takes a lot more effort and in part we failed.  Rabbits who aren’t fixed are territorial and so now we have a modified free-roam rabbitry.  We have to charge more because we put so much effort and time into our bunnies and we only do 4 breeding cycles per year.  It’s a full-time job 6-8 hrs per day, seven days a week).  Also, many people have allergies to pets. One of our children breaks out into rashes when he comes into contact with certain types of fur - that is part of the reason that we were motivated to raise mini plush lops. They are mostly hypoallergenic and they don’t shed, they molt twice a year!  As the first and only Mini Plush Lop Breeder in MA, RI, VT, ME and NH, it is really vital to us that we protect and maintain the standards of the breed.  With help from international breeders we have written a breed standard.  In an effort to be fully transparent, we do own 12 cages - they are necessary for quarantine (and a host of other reasons) but, most of them are attached to pens.  If you want to buy a rabbit in New England (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and New York) please email us at (LustersLops@gmail.com).
We also rescue and foster bunnies a couple times a year.  If you prefer to adopt a bunny rabbit from a rescue group, we are happy to give you a list of local rescues.  The rescue groups rarely have hypoallergenic rabbits and some families need a hypoallergenic rabbit which is the reason we breed them.
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If you would like to adopt a bunny please email us.  If you are not located near beautiful Massachusetts or New England area, weather permitting- we can air ship or use transportation companies to the lower 48 states.🐇.  We can also refer you to a good breeder near you.  We are ARBA and USDA registered and we can be found on www.ARBA.com and on www.usrabbitbreeders.org.Email us at - LustersLops@gmail.com to join the waitlist.

Available Bunnies

Mini Plush Lops & Holland Lops & Mini Lops

Make sure to scroll all the way down to see all of the available bunnies.

As of February 24th, 2024 we have one available bunny ready to be immediately reserved.  If you scroll down you can see photos. 

To reserve a bunny its a very easy process.  If you scroll down and see a bunny that you like all you need to do is email us at "LustersLops@gmail.com".  A non-refundable $100 deposit is required.  We will then send you a document that includes helpful tips and we will schedule pickup at your convenience in Walpole, MA or anywhere you choose within 20 miles or 30 minutes of Walpole. 

ALL of the bunnies posted on this website are Happiness Guaranteed.  If for any reason you are not in love with your bunny after thirty days we will happily offer you an exchange.

We don't post any bunnies for sale that wouldn't be good pets.  They all undergo ESA and socialization training.  The Mini Plush Lops range from $450 (very rare colors may be priced higher).  The Mini Lops and Holland Lops are always $350.

All bunnies are dewormed prior to departing and are given a health exam performed by us.  We guarantee that they are healthy when they leave our property.

Mandy $450 RSRVD

Mandy turns 8 weeks old the week of February 10th, 2024 so she can hop away now.  She is a very sweet blue torte colored purebred mini plush lop.  Pet contract only.  Email LustersLops@gmail if interested.  Serious inquiries only.

Ziggy $100 AVAILABLE NOW

Rex furred 4 pound female

Ziggy is a five month old female.  She has beautiful tri-color spots.  She can leave as of 2-22-24 and she comes with a litter box.  She is partially potty trained.

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"101" and her daughter

Holland Lops - $350 for the pair.  AVBL as of 2-22-24

"101" is a gorgeous super sweet mommy with patches on her eyes in the shape of hearts!  She was adopted with her daughter and the family reports that they are very sweet bunnies and that they get along well.  Unfortunately through no fault of their own the family can no longer take care of them.  We ideally would like to keep them together.   This is a terrific way to get two bunnies who are great pets!

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Batman $250 AVAILABLE

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Mini Plush Lop

Batman is one of the absolute sweetest bunnies we have ever owned.  We flew to NC to pick him up.  He is 2 years old exactly and whoever gets him won the bunny lottery.  He is potty trained too.  The only reason we are re-homing him is because he loves people and deserves to be pet more and more and more.  Pet buyer only.  Definitely ESA.

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Cappie $250 Rsrvd

Mini Plush Lops 

Cappie will probably be adopted very quickly so if you are seriously interested please let us know.  She is a very very sweet bunny.  She would be a great family pet.  She wants to be carried around and pet.  She deserves a loving home.  Shes very small and her coloring is absolutely gorgeous.  She is five months old so we already know her personality.  Her ears never fully lopped and she will make a great ESA.

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"Cloud"  $250 Rsrvd

Mini Plush Lop

Cloud is such a cute, tiny loveable bunny.  We chose to keep her because she was the most sociable girl of her litter but we realized that she may actually be too small to be a mom.  She would make a terrific family pet or an ESA.  She will probably be sold quickly so if you are seriously interested please email us at LustersLops@gmail.com

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Coming Soon

Coming Soon

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If you have a Facebook account please come follow the Lusters Lops page.  We post daily videos and photos of the litters so you can watch your baby grow from Day One! 

Prices are for pet contracts only.  Breeders please refer to breeding section👍🏻.  Pricing is based on quality and type - not personality.  To reserve a bunny just email us and let us know your top two choices.  Once the deposit has been paid the bunny is reserved for you.  All of the bunnies are hand raised from Day One.  Import quality is more expensive because it cost more for us to import the parents.  If you want to contact Lusters Lops you can email us at “LustersLops@gmail.com” or go to our FB page and message us.  Our email recently changed.  Please make sure you are using GMAIL (not plain mail.com)💜🐰.  All pet bunnies come with a Happiness Guarantee.  If you are unhappy with your bunny for personality issues, we will exchange it free of charge*.*** Bunny must be healthy and we need a two-week notice.  We will work with you to pick a replacement based on availability.

Scroll down to see more available bunnies!

Mini Plush Lop

"Tunes" $350 Rsrvd

Mini Lop

Tunes is a beautiful harli mini lop with reddish fur and and a few black marks.  Tunes can leave as of 11-14-2023  ESA

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"Wiley" $350 Rsrvd

Mini Lop

Wiley is a beautiful tri-colored mini lop.  Wiley can leave as of 11-14-2023  ESA

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Lusters Lops Rabbitry

How We Do Things

How It Works
Our Rabbitry is located in beautiful New England (Westwood, Massachusetts & New London, CT).  All bunny pickups are conducted in Walpole, MA unless otherwise agreed upon. We are happy to deliver to a public meeting place within 20 miles of Walpole, MA.  We raise our rabbits indoors.  If you adopt a kit (baby bunny) from us at 8 weeks old, the baby will be partially potty trained from watching the mom and dad using the litter box.  Since they are young they may make mistakes but we will help you with your set-up to ensure success!  We have a rescue dog who loves the bunnies so our babies are familiar with loud noises and big wet dog licks 🐶.
ADOPTION AGREEMENT 
Each bunny is important to us since we put a lot of time and love into holding each of them from day one.  So, we reserve the right to cancel the adoption if we find that you can’t or won’t provide a suitable environment for your bunny (deposit will be refunded).  If you decide to adopt a bunny from Lusters Lops, you must read the Adoption Agreement.  Once you have paid the non-refundable $100 deposit and reserved a bunny then you have agreed to the “Adoption Agreement”.  The only case in which a deposit will be refunded is if your bunny becomes ill (thus far this has never happened).  If you later decide to cancel the agreement due to life circumstances, we cannot refund the deposit because we have spent a lot of time with each Adopter and the bunny was removed from the market.  Adopter may not switch bunnies once a bunny has been chosen.  We accept PayPal (only if you click on “Friends and Family” option)…..or Venmo.  It is very important to us that none of our bunnies end up in Rescue Centers or Humane Societies.  For this reason, if at any time you want to surrender the animal and you can’t find a suitable family, please return the bunny to us - no questions asked (no refund will be issued and Adopter will pay for any shipping costs).  All Lusters Lops bunnies are welcome to return to Lusters Lops at any point during his or her lifetime.  If gender is important to you please let us know because it is very difficult to identify the gender of young kits and at best we are about 90% correct.
Once you choose a rabbit please let us know.  We will email you a document called “Preparing for your Bunny” to make the transition easy.  When your bunny is 8 weeks old you can either pick up the bunny in Westwood or Walpole, Massachusetts or anywhere within 20 miles of Westwood, MA.  Remaining balance due on day of pickup.
PICKUP DAY.  Finally…..Some families will have been on the waiting list for months so this will be a very exciting day💜.  There is absolutely no need to buy a travel cab.  With your adoption you will receive-  1) a cardboard travel box which can be used at your house as a “hidey hole” 2) a bag of transition pellets. 3) a bag of Timothy Hay 4) a random toy  5) Directions For Use  6) a bag of compressed Alfalfa Hay and 7) a Happy, Confident, Loving, Healthy Bunny🐰


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Lusters Lops

Breeders Only Read Please

As of May 14, 2023 we have a new policy.  In general we prefer to not sell MPLs to breeders (unless the rabbit is specifically brood or show stock) and we are happy to explain why.  This is one of the more difficult breeds to breed because it’s a “breed in progress”.  It’s much harder than just matching a buck to a doe……it requires studying photos, pairings, trends, structure, health, bone density, head shape, body length, conformity and heritage…..If you are an experienced mpl breeder please send a message because we also believe in sharing our best stock so that the breed improves over time.  We have nothing against breeders, we actually have a few mentees who have all different breeds!!!   The other reason that it would be counter-productive to sell to breeders is that we don’t want our bunnies to end up in cages.  We put a lot of effort into ESAs.  This is our full time job and passion.  We rarely use cages and if we do use cages they are attached to pens.  There’s nothing wrong with cages at all.  We just are breeding with one purpose.  To provide bunnies who are healthy and cute but most importantly they must make great pets.  To this end we literally hold every single baby at least twice a day.  We raise them with the family indoors, un-caged in hard bottom floors and we pre-potty train every baby!  As you can imagine, this takes a huge amount of time and effort.  To then sell a baby so it can go live in a cage would be counter intuitive.  Why potty train bunnies if they are going to live on wire bottom cages?  There’s another reason we decided to limit sales to breeders.  We accept deposits at a very young age so our ESA families can watch them grow in the daily videos.  Breeders should only sell their BEST quality to other breeders.  How can we determine type at 4 weeks of age?  We don’t want to sell sup-par type to a breeder and have our name attached to that bunny forever.  It wouldn’t be fair to us and we don’t want any MPLs out there with our name attached that are not superb quality.  If you are a mpl breeder and you absolutely really want something that we have just message Stephanie or Brie.  On a rare basis if we are extremely confident about type we may sell brood or show stock……Most of our closest friends are breeders.  This is not to upset anyone.  This is just to explain our thinking.🐰🎉👍🏻🥁

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Please email us at LustersLops@gmail.com  😘🐰👍🏻.  Go to Lusters Lops FB page to watch daily videos🐰💜😘.

Boutique Rabbitry in the Westwood, Canton, Dedham, Walpole area near Boston, Massachusetts selling pet, brood and show quality Mini Plush Lops, Holland Lops and Mini Lops.  Partners/Cousins located in Westwood, MA and New London, Ct.  All pickups done in Walpole, MA.  If you need delivery let us know.  We also work with bunny transport companies that deliver throughout the US.👍🏻  If you aren’t near South Coast of Massachusetts we will direct you to a bunny transport company or a breeder near you👍🏻😘💜😘.#miniplushlops #miniplushlop#minilop#minilops#hollandlops#hollandlop#LustersLops#MiniPlushLopsUSA

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List Of Items Needed

Minimum Necessary List
Timothy Hay is very important.  Pellets - boring looking is best.  A water bowl or crock.  A litter box- any type is fine.  Litter- pine equine pellets are best (Tractor Supply Store)
Enclosure- xpen or whatever you want that will provide bunny some space but not too much until she is fully trained.  
Hidey Hole- some sort of wooden or cardboard box/house - just somewhere for bunny to sleep and hide👍🏻
Optional Items
Willow balls as a toy, a foraging mat, grass mats, cat scratch houses - they are soooo cute.
Don’t buy it all at once- in the beginning you just need the necessary items and as you get to know your bunny you can add toys and other fun items.  We will email you a document called “Preparing For Your Bunny”.  Oxbow is safe in general - scented items are dangerous.💕💜🐰

Items We Will Provide:
A bag of hay and a bag of pellets so you can transition smoothly, a cardboard travel box which turns into a Hidey Hole, a toy, a coop cup for pellets, a surprise toy and of course, a healthy, happy bunny(s) 🐰💜👍🏻.

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ESA Pet Bunny click here

Lusters Lops© is the first and only rabbit breeder in the United States to develop and copyright a 5-part Emotional Support Animal Bunny Test*.  All tests, materials and published finishings are copyrighted and owned wholly by Lusters Lops, Inc.  Written permission is needed to reproduce these materials and statistical findings.*  (In tandem with a licensed psychologist who prefers to be our ”silent partner”).
One of the owners suffered from depression and anxiety for many years.  Now she doesn’t need anti-depressants and she thanks the rabbits for that (and some great therapists).  We completely understand the importance of getting the right ESA.  Please tell us which mental I’ll eases are affecting your life.  We are very confidential and bound by HIPAA laws), we will help match you with the calmest most affectionate bunny possible.  If you suffer from PTSD a bunny can be a great pet because they never make loud or unexpected noises.  In the fall of last year we had a gentleman contact us who came back from Iraq and had severe PTSD .  He explained that he wanted a bunny because he was sure there would be no sudden noises.  He also was worried about instantaneous movements so we paired him up with a slightly older bunny who was more sedentary.  He regularly sends us photos and updates us and so far things are going very well .  
Depression and anxiety are other mental illnesses that can be alleviated by the company of an ESA bunny.  We do “bunny personality tests”, then we determine which bunnies are ESA candidates.  If you feel you need an Emotional Support Animal we can also provide a licensed signed “Letter of Support” and an ADA card explaining your rights.  Depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder are all afflictions that can be more easily managed with a pet rabbit.  There have been many studies proving that animals help ease these emotional afflictions.  In Jan, 2020 we started working with a psychologist who helped us formulate a “5-part ESA bunny test”.  (She actually adopted an ESA from us and she continues to help us be the first bunny breeder in the US with an ESA bunny test.) 
ESA is our focus and we are very proud to be the first rabbit breeder in the USA with custom ESAs.  
It’s difficult to explain a “custom ESA” so I’ll just provide example .  Last winter a NJ woman contacted us - she was depressed because her son was wheelchair-bound after being hit by a drunk driver.  At the time they had no pets.  We knew we had a daunting task ahead of us.  We had to train a bunny who would be familiar with a wheelchair.  The woman also explained that she works from home and she generally sits on the couch typing on her computer.  Luckily for us in this case we were told that we would be able to choose which bunny was most suitable.  At the time we had two large litters so when the bunnies were about six weeks old (and we completed their ESA tests) we chose a mini plush lop who was very calm and had scored high on her tests.  We spent the next four weeks making sure that at least two times per day we held the bunny while we were on the couch typing.  We don’t have a wheelchair in the house but we do have a chair that has wheels at the bottom.  On a daily basis we sat down with the bunny on our rolling chair and wheeled around the kitchen to make sure that the bunny was comfortable with that sort of movement.   Occasionally we videotaped the training so that the Adopter would feel confident and secure in her choice.  
These are just some examples and it’s very time-consuming which is part of the reason that we only do four breeding cycles per year.   If you’d like to discuss your ESA needs we are more than happy to, please email “LustersLops@gmail.com” for more info.  We guarantee your confidentiality.  Serious inquiries only.

Some of our Lops

Here are some of our parents and some photos of babies that were born here.  Our baby bunnies are far more than a business to us - they’re family.  In breeding terns we are called “Preservation Breeders” which means that we accept responsibility for every single bunny that is bred in our rabbitry.  None of our bunnies have ever been in Humane Societies or Rescue Facilities.  Any bunny bred by us is welcome to return if necessary.  We breed responsibly and pay special attention to minimizing the known hereditary diseases by having all our parent animals health tested by a certified vet..  Here are pics of some of our parents and some babies we’ve produced!

Mighty

Lusters Lops’ Mighty was from our original mpl line!  He’s a Sablepoint and he’s a very sweet playful young ladies man!  His fur is extremely dense, he has a nice wide crown, great ears and he’s very small!  His first babies will be mid-2023!

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101

Lusters Lops “101” is a black otter Holland lop who was born at Lusters Lops in December 2022.  She’s definitely one of the sweetest most angelic bunnies we’ve ever owned so we kept her and we are hoping she will be a mommy for us in summer 2023!  101 is Olivia’s daughter and Morticias sister!

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Bat-Man

Bat-Man is our 1st clean line buck.  He comes from our friends at Storybook Bunnies and his parents were imported from Europe.  His fur is deep black- his fur feels like velvet.  He is featured in a lot of our FB videos because he free roams the main floor of our house.  It took him about 72 hours to become fully potty trained.  Our only problem with him is that he fully believes he is just another house dog.  When our dog goes for a walk, Batman sits at the front door begging to be walked….they even share a water bowl.  As soon as we wake up Batman comes zipping down the hallway, he flies into the bed and begins licking foreheads🐰💜.  

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Neptune

Lusters Lops' Neptune is Cupheads very first baby which makes her a 2nd generation import line for us!  She is barely 3 pounds and her coloring is called "black fox".

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Cappie

Lusters Lops' Cappie is one of our tri-colored mini plush lop females.  She is very small and super sweet.  We hope someday she will become one of our mommies.

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Dig-Dug

Dig-Dug is a lilac magpie who was born here at Lusters Lops.  

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Jade

Jade is our smoke doe whose parents were directly imported from Greetje Abbink-Burgers in the Netherlands.  She is a very sweet, gentle bunny and her first litter wa born in early October 2023!  We plan to mate Jade to Batman and Beetlejuice next year.  Jade comes from Storybook Bunnies.

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Casper 

Cope Clans Casper actually is a Papa to one of our litters and he’s now living in Maine with a mpl bunny wife!

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Lottie

Lottie is our solid chocolate doe whose parents came directly from Malvina Lakes Plush Lops in Luxembourg, Europe.  We are hoping for her first litter in November, 2023!  Lottie came all the way from Sweet Huckleberry Farms in Washington State.

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Tazz

Tazz is a very small cheery mini plush lop boy (from SandyZ in NY) and he is our first chinchilla colored plushie.  He weighs only 3.2 pounds and hes one of those bunnies who jumps in your arms!  

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Beetlejuice 

Beetlejuice flew into Washington DC from our friends at Malvina Lake Plush Lops in Europe!  He’s about 2.3 pounds and he’s the only bunny who sleeps in my bed!  He’s tiny and very loveable.  Photo coming soon.

Splotch

Splotch is our broken black mini plush lop who flew in all the way from Christine Toyer in Europe!  We will be able to make very good quality tri now!

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Mikayla

Mikayla has such a sweet personality.  She’s a light harli with beautiful dense fur.

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Sablepoint doe arriving Jan 19, 2024 from Storybook Bunnies.  Photo also thanks to Storybook Bunnies.

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Coco

Coco is one of the sweetest little Holland Lops.  He was born at Lusters Lops and is part of Paisleys original line.  He’s a blue tort purebred Holland Lop from Show Glo lines.

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Barrett

Barrett is one of our Fire Luxe Lops which is a satin mini plush lop.  She will have her first litter early 2024.

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Cloud

Lusters Lops' Cloud is one of our satinized mini plush lops.  She was born here in Fall of 2023 and hopefully she will become a mommy in summer 2024.  She is platinum colored!  Pic coming soon!

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Mountain

Mountain is one of Lusters Lops satinized mini plush lops.  She is gold colored and such a sweet little girl.  We hope she will become a mommy in Spring 2024.

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Crash

Lusters Lops Crash is a lilac otter mini plush lop female.  She was born here and shes a lap bunny!

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Lilii - photo coming soon

FINALLY our very first lilac otter MPL arrived from Luxembourg Europe on October 17, 2022.  This purple color was one of our goals so, this bunny means a lot to us.  Many thanks to Malvina Lakes Plush Lops for trusting us with Lilii👍🏻🐰💜.

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Cuphead

Cuphead is a full import baby!!!!  She’s a black torte and we are counting down the days until she is old enough to be a Mommy.  Approximately Jan 1, 2023 we will finally get to mate her🐰💜😘👍🏻.

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Colossus

 Lusters Lops' Colossus is a blue chin colored mini plush lop.  She was born here and her fur is extremely thick.  She has beautiful blue gray eyes and hopefully she will become a mommy in spring 2024.

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Canyon

Canyon is a 4th generation Lusters Lops mini plush lop.  She is harli colored and she's one of those few bunnies who gives kisses non-stop.

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Cherry 

Photo coming soon!  Lusters Lops Cherry is one of our fourth generation satin lops (satin mini plush lops) aka "Fire Luxe Lops"!  Her F5 babies are expected January 2024!

Rainbow

Rainbow flew all the way over from Malvina Lakes Plush Lops in Luxembourg, Europe!  We hope to expect his first litter in Feb 2024l

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Lina

Lina is our blue eyed white doe who flew in all the wayu from Greetje Abbink-Burgers in the Netherlands.  She will be a great addition to our BEW vmvc program.  Her first litter was born at the end of December 2023.  #bewminiplushlop #bews #bewlop #blueeyedwhitebunnies

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Cookie Dough

Cookie Dough is coming all the way from Canada and Washington State.  It’s extremely difficult to find a good, sweet, beautiful tri proven dam mpl and this was the only one we could find so we waited 12 months for her!  Hopefully by May 2023 we will have her babies!

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Lusters Lops Trick

Trick is one of our chestnut agouti lop bucks.  He was born here at Lusters Lops and in real life he is absolutely gorgeous.  He loves to be held and pet.

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Lusters Lops' Tawney

Tawney was born here.  She is another daughter of Lillii.  She is a beautiful deep reddish orange color.

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Konijn

Konijn is a satinized mini plush lop  which is called a "Fire Luxe Lop".  Hes 2.3 pounds and extremely sweet.  His first litters are expected December 2023.

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Tokki

Tokki is one of Cupheads daughters.  She is one of our adult satinized mini plush lops which are called "Fire Luxe Lops".  She will be hopefully having her first litter in December 2023 but we plan to keep all of her kiddos.

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Cocoa

Lusters Lops Cocoa was born here and is one of our satin mini plush lops (the breed we co-created which is called "Fire Luxe Lops".  He has "Luxe" fur which is satinized plush/rex fur.

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Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie is one of our satinized mini plush lops.  Her first litter is expected Spring 2024.

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To reserve a baby just email us with your top 2 choices - LustersLops@gmail.com.  We believe in quality over quantity so we only do 4 mating sessions per year.  These are photos of some of our parents and some of the babies we produced so that people can see Lusters Lops mini plush lop adults!

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Frequently Asked Questions


Should I rescue a bunny instead of buying one?
Sure.  We are happy to put you in touch with local rescue groups.  During the late 90s one of the partners volunteered at a rescue/kill shelter for dogs.  We definitely understand the importance of rescuing animals.  All of our dogs have been rescued as adults.  We actively foster animals each year too.  Morally, we vacillate as to whether breeding animals is acceptable which is the reason that we are “Preservation Breeders”, we accept responsibility for ALL of the bunnies who were born at our rabbitry.  Should any Furever Family encounter a life situation which causes them the desire to surrender their bunny, we gladly accept the bunny back into our rabbitry - no questions asked.  We only request that the bunny be in good health and that we are notified two weeks in advance so that we can organize a pen for the bunny.  Our goal is that NONE of our bunnies ever take up much needed space in a shelter.  We also donate 10% of our net profit to our local wildlife rescue group.
Should I get 1 bunny or 2?
We have lots of families that have one single bunny and they are thriving.  It is definitely ok to have just one bunny.  There are lots of benefits to singletons.  They don’t need to cover each other’s smells, there is no competition, they get all of their affection from their humans……and it’s the Owners choice whether to spay or neuter.
We also have multiple families with 2 or more bunnies.  It is possible to “bond” rabbits but you need to plan carefully and you’ll probably need to fix at least one of the bunnies and possibly both. If you already have a rabbit, let us know and we will help you pick a bunny who has the highest chance of successfully bonding.  If you don’t have any rabbits and you have your heart set on two, we advise adopting 2 girls who are the same age so that they can grow up together OR, a girl and a boy who are both young (with an agreement to fix the boy at minimum).   We don’t advise adopting two bucks.  At maturity they will scuffle and even if you fix both of them, there’s no guarantee of success.If you want two bunnies you fully understand that there is a very big possibility that they will need to be fixed and bonded.  This means that they will need to be kept separate until 8-10 weeks post surgery.We are reticent to allow people to adopt two because we don’t want one to be returned at 4 months old when they scuffle so, if you have your heart set on two, pre-plan the appointment and budget for fixing them and prepare two separate pens.
Should I rescue a bunny?
Sure.  The House Rabbit Network in Woburn, MA has bunnies and you might even be able to adopt a bonded pair!  If you have allergies though, it will be difficult for you to find a hypoallergenic bunny in a rescue and we specialize in hypoallergenic lops.  Visit a rescue and spend time with the bunny before committing.  We donate money to a wildlife rescue and years ago we volunteered at a kill shelter.  For this reason we never ever want any of our bunnies to take a much needed space at a rescue.  If you can no longer take care of your bunny you can return her to us (as long as she is healthy and we have a 2-week timeframe to plan out a pen).

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2022 AnnualMini Plush Lops/Plush Lops USA Show

Congratulations to everyone who placed in the 1st Annual Mini Plush Lops Show.  With more than 100 entries, the competition was strenuous and 1 of the bunnies also won 2nd place in the magazine contest and got a full page!🐰💜👍🏻Without the judges none of this would have been possible so, thank you to BlueZak Studs and Malvina Lake Plush Lops from the bottom of our 💕 hearts. ***  Sample pic for the post magazine contest.#LustersLops#MiniPlushLopsUSA

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Breeder Referrals

Breeder Directory (as of early 2022)
******On a weekly basis we receive a couple emails asking for mpl breeders throughout the world.  It takes us time each day to put the buyers in contact with the breeders so we thought it would be more “time-efficient” to just make a list of mpl breeders.  There ARE other good, reliable mpl breeders who are not on this list too.  We do not claim any legal responsibility for any other breeders rabbits but, these people are well known in the industry for being honest breeders who care about type, overall quality and take great care and pride in their rabbitries.  This list gets updated about once a year and is comprised of people with experience in breeding MPLs.   This is a MPL list only.  If you need a Holland lop please email us because there are just too many Holland Breeders to list.


Alabama- Ell Farm & Rabbitry      Alaska - Jessica Hart Brown.     Arizona - Arkansas - Bubblegum Lops, K&D Farms, The Rabbits of Whimsical Warren.       California -      Colorado - Plushi Fur      Connecticut - Katie’s Kritters       Delaware -  Reeses Rabbitry.      Florida - Capella Farms and My Little Pawz and CurlyQ Rabbitry.      Georgia -  Little Plantation Rabbitry and Furry at Heart Farm & Hooves & Hops Rabbitry.        Kentucky - Ellie’s Rabbitry                   Louisiana - The Cope Clan and Prairie Cajun’s Rabbitry and Sugar Row Rabbitry.         Maine - Dragonfly Family Farms and Berry Hill Rabbitry         Massachusetts - Lusters Lops and Sunflower Lops and Berkshire Bunnies.      Michigan - Picturesque Plush Lops    Minnesota - Leah Haats Wright.      Missouri - Greenbriar Rabbitry.        New Hampshire - Buttontail Rabbitry & Purple Finch Rabbitry.      Mississippi - Southwest Rabbitry     Nebraska - Husker Bunnies.       New Mexico - Corban Rabbitry                       New York - Wonderland Rabbitry and Sammies Buns                       North Carolina - Storybook Bunnies, and Lops of Love in the Triad.      Ohio -Blissful Rabbitry & Poultry and Rustic Roots Rabbitry.           Oklahoma - Cedar Creek OK Rabbitry         Oregon -  Shady Grove Rabbitry          Pennsylvania - Happily Ever After        Rhode Island - HopTown Rabbitry.                South Carolina - none.                   South Dakota - Harnack Hollands         Tennessee - Higher Calling Homestead & Ambers Flock Homestead & Browes Breeds Rabbitry & Heavenly Fur Rabbitry & More.          Texas  - Triple Cs Rabbitry and Lone Star Rabbitry and Carrot Munchers.      Vermont- Sarah Cote Houle.          Washington - Sweet Huckleberry Farms and Blewett Buns and Blue Clover Rabbitry and Country Valley.       West Virginia - Tracy Fortney.    Wisconsin - L&P Plush Lops.        Canada- Sylvia Pitre - Fuzzy Peach Rabbitry and CR Bunny Barn.  Luxury Lops (state to be verified) (Other Canadian breeders to be added soon).Europe and Australia referrals available if needed.
As of May, 2022 we are still working on compiling the information and we have not update it in many months so many good people aren’t on the list just because we are working on creating it.  Please message or email us if you’d like to be added (LustersLops@gmail.com). 
If you are looking for an English Angora Breeder or a French Lop breeder we can refer you to a respected rabbitry near you. 

If you don’t live near New England we are happy to point you in the right direction.  There are many great MPL breeders in the USA and worldwide.  Since 2019 we have been compiling a list of good MPL breeders.  The list is refreshed bi-annually in January.  Additionally, if you need a French lop or a Rex or a Conti or an Netherland Dwarf or an English Angora or a mini satin rabbit, we have friends worldwide and we are happy to refer you.  Just email us at LustersLops@gmail.com and we will find any breed that you want.

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Satin Mini Plush Lops aka "Fire Luxe Lops"

A breed co-developed by partners

Lusters Lops & Capella Farm

Creating the Fire Luxe Lops - a small satinized rex/plush "Luxe" furred lop bunny

I had three lifelong bunny related dreams*.  One was to make a giant rex-furred lop because there are no lops bigger then French Lops.  The other dream was to make a shiny lop.  Shockingly, there are no ARBA recognized satin lops!  The original thought was to make a Holland lop with a satin coat but as I fell in love with the Mini Plush Lop breed and allergies were a family issue, my new dream became the idea of making a small satin-rex-plush furred lop.  As the years went by and we were breeding Holland Lops, Mini Lops and Mini Plush Lops, we decided to try to start creating satinized mini plush lops.  This type of project easily could have taken 15-20 years.  Thankfully we were able to import a few rounds of beautiful bunnies from Christine Toyer (Malvina Lakes Plush Lops).  (She had some satinized mini plush lops descending from English and German heritage.)  The addition of her rabbits saved us at least ten years.  We now have spent the last three plus years working fulltime on this projects.  In total we used five breeds and as of February 2024 we completed Phase I and have successfully bred up to the F5 (fifth) generation.  It was a lot of work and extremely costly but since it was a lifelong dream it was worth it! 

We are now proud to say we co-developed the first satin-rex-plush furred lops in the USA along with our partner - Capella Farm from Florida. 

The new breed we co-created will be called "Fire Luxe Lops"*.

This new class of fur we have been developing is called "Luxe fur".  It is very similiar to satinized rex fur with some modifications.   More information to be posted soon!  Stay tuned.

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*The 3rd lifelong bunny related dream is hopefully to be realized mid 2024! Its called "Project NY" and we are extremely excited about it.  We were asked to participate in this project in May of 2023 and due to the time constraints we will be pausing breeding approximately May 2024 for a couple months!

*Note - we couldn't name the breed "satin mini plush lops" because satin is a dq for a mpl in Europe.  We couldnt use the nickname "reza mini plush lop" because the nickname "reza" defines a bunny who is 1/2 a rex and 1/2 a satin rabbit.  Those are breeds with erect ears.  Since there are no official breeds with this class of fur we decided to call it "Luxe" fur.

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