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02. Buddy Hope
03. Banjo Roxy
04. Gyro April
05. Rusty Abash
06. Barney Ezra
07. Hunter Bambi
08. Syrup Justine
09. Gizmo Skittles
10. Abby Annie
Havanese Information
Name Havanese
Other names Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer, Bichon Habanero
Origin Cuba
Size Type Small dog breeds
Breed Group Toy dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 13 - 15 years
Temperament Companionable, Responsive, Intelligent, Playful, Affectionate, Gentle
Height 8.5 - 11.5 inches
Weight 7 - 13 pounds
Colors Fawn, Mahogany, Black, White, Tobacco, Havana Brown
Puppy Price Average $700 - $1100 USD
Havanese Characteristics
Good with Kids
Very friendly!
Cat Friendly Very friendly!
Dog Friendly Very friendly!
Popularity No.28(2012) No.31(2011)
Hypoallergenic Yes
Havanese is a strong small short-legged dog, with a soft and thick uncut hair. Its hairy tail bending up to the back, is a kind of rich feelings is like a dog, lively and lovely, gait elastic.
Body type
The straight topline is not level, but rises slowly backwards. The body, from prosternum on chest to the tip of the rump, is about two-thirds greater than the height at the withers. The ribs are well sprung, deep and well back. The flanks are retracted. The loin is strong, well rounded rump is dropped.
Havanese belongs to two layer were MAO's varieties, and has the same soft bottom wool and hair. Hair is very long, very generous, appear very natural. Is hair types from straight hair to curly, wavy coat is the most ideal. Curly allowed. A has about 6 to 8 inches long coat. Too thick coat is too long is also not ideal. Of course, apart from the dog, short coat are flawed. Coat on both eyes on the head, it is possible, but it can't separate the hair from the middle of back, to the sides. Head of hair is not allowed to cut, also do not allow any kind of clip, finishing coat, in addition to the soles of the feet can hair clip, in order to avoid into the boat foot "or" slippers ". In addition to cut the foot hair, clip the rest of the coat are disqualification.
All colors, from white to cream, champagne color, golden, black, blue, silver, chocolate or any combination of the above a few kinds of color, double color combination or three color combination). Monochromatic is not better than other colors.
Havanese has a quiet and gentle disposition, but enjoy loud play sessions. They are affectionate, preferring to stand by its owner or in the same room, and alert their owner to approaching strangers. They enjoy the company of other Havanese. They are intelligent and easily trained and attentive to his handler.

Havanese has an alert expression, sweet produced by the combination of large dark eyes, ears down, long hair and an endearing habit of tilting his head when he hears.
Havanese gait is elastic. The spring characteristic is the result of short upper arm combined with the rear unit. The front legs reach forward play freely moderate extension in the rear. In March, the tablets may be visible or next. Head held high and the slight increase in the topline holds under movement.
More info
Havanese wiki , Havanese UKC , Havanese AKC
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