Other Names : Havana Silk Dog, Bichon Havanais Height : 8.5 - 11.5 inches Weight : 7 - 13 lbs. Colors : wide variety of colors are acceptable such as cream, gold, white, silver, blue, black, parti and tricolors.
Country of Origin: Cuba Coat: Is non-shedding, and can come in a variety of colors including cream, chocolate, pure white, or combinations of several colors. Character: The Havanese is very intelligent, happy-go-lucky, lively, and playful. Temperament: Havanese get along well with children and other pets. They do well in almost every social situation. Care: The coat requires brushing often and is not normally clipped. Training: This breed is eager to please, but positive reinforcement works best. Activity: This breed's need for exercise are average. Short walks once or twice a day should keep it happy. Description : One of the barbichon (later shortened to bichon) family of small dogs originating in the Mediterranean in ancient times. This is a busy, curious dog; it is happiest when it is the center of attention. It loves to play and clown and is affectionate with its family, children, strangers, other dogs and pets „ basically everyone! The Havanese is willing to please and learn easily, but it tends to be vocal.