Havanese Puppies are lovely companion pet. Here is your informative A-list of Havanese. The Havanese is also known as Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer or Bichon Habanero. This Havanese dog breed was originated from Cuba. They are descendent of Bichon family. Havanese dogs were almost become extinct after the Cuban revolution. In the 1960s, this dog breed was brought to United States by Cubans. In 1970s, Havanese puppy becomes popular in US. Havanese dogs were recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1996. Today, Havanese becomes popular family pet in many countries.

Facts about Havanese Puppies

  • Temperament – The Havanese is active, cheerful, clever, curious, gentle, friendly, playful, responsive, sociable, non-aggressive and sweet natured. Havanese dog is affectionate with family. This Havanese dog breed suit for inexperienced owner. Havanese dogs need attention from owner; do not leave them alone for long period. They like to greet guest as Shih Tzu. You may start puppy obedience training for Havanese Puppies in early stage; they are able to pick up training easily. The Havanese can get along with children and other pets. They make an excellent watch dog. They are also known as circus dog.
  • Appearance – The Havanese is a sturdy little dog, the body is slightly longer than tall. They come with a pair of almond-shaped large dark brown eyes and black nose. Their dropping ears are in medium length. They have a short rectangular muzzle and they have solid black eye rims and lips. Havanese dogs have strong legs and the feet are round with well arched toes. Their plumped tail is covered with long silky hair. The Havanese has a soft double coat. Adult Havanese coat can reach 6 to 8 inches. The coat type can be curly, straight or wavy.

Here are some Havanese pictures








Havanese Breed Information

Size Small
Height 20-28 cm (male and female)
Weight 3-6 kg (male and female)
Colour Blue, black, cream, gold, silver, white, parti-color and tri-colored
Group Toy Breed Dog
Life Span 14 – 15 years
Litter Size Average 2 – 6 puppies
Exercise Ability Daily and long walks is needed
Grooming Requirements Brushing and combing three times a week. Keep clean for eyes and ears regularly. Brush their teeth weekly. This breed is light shedder
Environment Indoor
Barking Higher than average
Average CKC, APRI, DRA, UKC, NKC, AKC, ACR, FCI, KCGB, ANKC


The common health issues for Havanese are hip dysplasia, Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA), luxating patella, poodle eye and dry skin.

If you are interested in this dog breed, you may adopt Havanese from Havanese rescue or look for Havanese Puppies for sale from Havanese breeders.

Havanese Puppies Breeders

Havanese Puppies – Havanese Puppy Breeders  located in the State of California, USA.

Happy Trails Havanese – Havanese Puppy Breeders located in the State of Iowa, USA.

Derby City Havanese – Havanese Dog Breeders in the State of Kentucky, USA.

Sandy Creek Havanese – Havanese Breeders located in the State of Nebraska, USA.

Jeff’s Havanese – Havanese Puppy Breeders located in the State of New York, USA.

Elite – Havanese Puppy Breeders located in British Columbia, Canada.

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