Havanese Dog Breed
Havanese Dog Classification: Havanese
are companion dogs.
Other Names: Havanese Cuban Bichon,
Bichon Havanais, Bichon HavanÍs, Havaneser,
Havanezer, Bichon Habanero, Haberneros,
Origins: Havanese originated in
the Mediterranean, Spanish Traders brought
the small dogs with gifts for Cuban women.
The small dogs became pampered pets of
the Cuban wealthy.
Description: The Havanese is a
small, sturdy short-legged dog. They have
a high tail and drooping tails similar
to those of a Bichon Frise. The Havanese
have a thick double coat that is 6 to
8 inches in length.
Size: Havanese dogs are small
dogs that weigh between 7 and 13 lbs,
they stand 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall at
||7 - 13 lbs
||8.5 - 11.5 inches tall
||7 - 13 lbs
||8.5 - 11.5
Coat: Havanese dogs have long,
and silky coats that come in any color,
including gold, cream, white, silver,
blue and black.
Disposition: Havanese like to
be the center of attention, they are energetic,
and good as family dogs.
Type Dog: Havanese dogs are companion
Litter Size: Havanese typically
give birth to litters with 1 to 9 puppies.
Behavior: Havanese dogs like to
perform, they are tolerant, and require
short walks daily for exercise.
Traits: Lively, affectionate,
Country of Origin: Mediterranean
Life Span: Havanese dogs typically
live 14 to 16 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC(UK), NZKC, UKC