About The Breed
The Havanese is a charming and sociable little companion. They stick so closely to their person that they have been given the name Velcro Dog. They thrive on sharing time with you and your family and their chosen spot is in your lap on a lazy afternoon. This breed has been used as companion dogs, assistance dogs, and performing dogs and can no problem tackling sports such as obedience, ball, and agility.
This breed is characterized by its long coat which can come in straight and silky smooth or curly with a variety of colors. Their dark and yet extremely expressive eyes. Their folded ears that lift at the base when the Havanese is alert. And their plumed tail that is carried arched over its back.
OriginThe Havanese originated in Cuba around 300 years ago. It was a favored companion to Cuba’s aristocracy. Their forbearers are said to have traveled with Spaniards and Italian sailors to the new world where they were further refined into the beautiful dog we know today.
Right Choice?If the Havanese is your dog of choice, you will have a delightful little companion that will love to lay across your lap on long lazy evenings.
8-12 inches at shoulder