Head & Ears
The Holland Lop’s head is round from the base of the ears and is slightly flattened between the eyes and the muzzle, then rounded from the muzzle to the neck. The head has a massive appearance and set high and close to the shoulders. The ears lop vertically on both sides of the head and hang close to the cheeks with the ear openings turned towards the head. The ears should be well furred, wide and well-rounded at the tips.
The body is generally short, massive and thick set. The shoulders and chest are broad and well filled. A Holland Lop is heavily muscled, short-coupled, compact and well balanced in length, width and depth. A Holland Lop should not weigh over 4 pounds. The legs are to be short, thick, straight, and heavily boned for the size of the animal.
The fur of a Holland Lop is glossy, dense, finely textured and uniform in length. The fur is to be approximately 1 inch in length and is to gradually roll back into normal position when it is stroked from the hindquarters to the shoulders.