Below are the National Breed Specialty Clubs currently chartered with ARBA.
Each of the current 50 recognized breeds of rabbits is represented by a National Specialty Club. English and French Lop breeds are both represented by the Lop Rabbit Club of America; English, French, Giant, and Satin Angoras fall under the auspices of the National Angora Rabbit Breeders; Satin and Mini Satin breeds are represented by the American Satin Rabbit Breeders Association. The remaining 41 recognized rabbit breeds are represented by their own unique national specialty club. The 13 currently recognized cavy breeds fall under the umbrella of one national specialty – the American Cavy Breeders Association.
Each National Specialty Club is geared toward promotion of the breed or breeds it represents. Each organization encourages breeders to breed and exhibit quality animals fully representative of the breed’s unique characteristics. In addition to the ARBA’s annual National Convention, each national specialty holds a national breed show typically held during the spring months. To easily find the National Specialty Club for a particular breed, you can access the drop-down menu below or access or download our printable and searchable PDF file listing all the affiliated National Specialty Clubs.
Periodically changes or corrections may be made in the Standard of Perfection description for some breeds and varieties between printings of the ARBA Standard of Perfection. The ARBA office provides updated inserts you may access here.