Checkered Giant rabbits are known for their distinctive black and white color pattern. The breed has a white base coat with large black spots or "checks" distributed evenly over its body. The breed is characterized by its size, typically weighing between 9-12 pounds or more. They have a well-proportioned and muscular body, with long, strong legs and large ears. They are known for being docile, friendly and easy to handle. They have a calm temperament, making them a good choice for families with children. Checkered Giants are also good for showing and as a meat breed. They are also known to have a good lifespan.