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UK KC Classification Toy
Country of Origin Cuba
Date of Origin 1700 - 1800s
Height 20 - 28 cm (8 - 11 inches)
Weight 3 - 6 Kgs (7 - 13 lbs)
Life Expectancy 14 - 15 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Havanese are small, sturdy dogs that have a long, soft, coat. Their coat can be a variety of different colours.


Havanese are lively, friendly and outgoing dogs.


If you are considering a Havanese as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They require a lot of grooming
They are suitable for hot climates
They usually get on well with other dogs
They are easy to obedience train

Interesting Facts

Havanese are also known as:
Havanese Cuban Bichon
Bichon Havanais
Bichon Havanês
Havana Silk Dog


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