White rabbits are actually two different varieties. Ruby Eyed White, or REW, and Blue Eyed White, or BEW. Depending on the
breed, white rabbits are called REW, BEW, or white.
The entire rabbit is pure white.
Toenails and Eyes
Toenails have no pigment, they may show a pink tint from the blood vessel.
Eyes are blue in BEWs and pink with ruby pupils in REWs.
Breeds That are Showable in Both the REW and BEW Varieties
REW and BEW Separate Varieties
American fuzzy lop, English angora, French angora, satin angora, Holland lop, Jersey wooly, Netherland dwarf, and Polish.
White and BEW Separate Varietes
White Includes Both Varietes
English lop, French lop, and mini lop.
Breeds That are Showable in the REW Variety Only
Giant angora, Florida white.
American, Flemish giant, mini satin, New Zealand, rex, and satin.
Breeds That are Showable in the BEW Variety Only
Exceptions to the General Description
Dense wool may have an ivory color, but as pure white wool as possible is the ideal.
Satin Angora, Mini Satin, Satin
The sheen of breeds with satin coats gives the fur or wool a light ivory color.
Eyes should be deep ruby.
Holland Lop, Netherland Dwarf, Beveren
Eyes of BEWs should be brilliant blue.
English Angora, French Angora, Satin Angora
Eyes of BEWs should be light to medium blue.
Eyes of BEWs should be dark blue, showing a little red in certain lights.
Molt, hutch stain, dirt, yellowish or creamy tinge. Poor eye color.
Colored toenail(s), any colored spot(s).
REWs with eye color other than pink with ruby pupil.
BEWs with eye color other than blue.