The Havanese: A Worthwhile Addition Whichever Way You Look At It

January 26, 2019
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Originally from Cuba, the Havanese is known to be full of energy, intelligence, and happiness. It was named after a city in Cuba, called Havana. Fancy a dog that is not big but will keep you happy and engaged? This is the breed to look out for especially if you are looking for a companion dog. Generally speaking, there are many reasons you’ll want to choose the Havanese over another breed. This post will help you to see why.

The Havanese is one of the breeds that is perfect for families. The following post gives a few reasons why this is so based on the nature and personality of the breed:

In a nutshell, Havanese dogs have a happy nature that likes to have fun! They are a breed known to love playing and a little clowning around and spreading their affection to their adopted family and everyone they meet.
Havanese Temperament
Havanese dogs are a very affectionate and intelligent breed that is quick to learn and like to please. They’re friendly, outgoing and non-aggressive breed, and as a result often used as therapy and emotional support pets. Because of their trainability and nimbleness, they are also great in agility arenas. Read more at CertaPet…

You will not go wrong with the Havanese in your family, and you will certainly enjoy the energy he brings to the home.

Adorable Looks

The Havanese has been a favorite of many, including royalty such as Queen Victoria because they are a beauty to behold. The following post explains this in detail:

The Havanese is a small, sturdy dog of immense charm. The native dog of Cuba, he is beloved as a friendly, intelligent and playful companion. He is slightly longer than tall, with a long, untrimmed, double coat. The Havanese has a short upper arm with moderate shoulder layback and a straight topline that rises slightly from the withers to the croup. The plumed tail is carried arched forward up over the back. The unique springy gait is a result of the breed’s structure and playful, spirited personality. These characteristics of temperament, coat, structure, and gait are essential to type. Read more at American Kennel Club…

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The Havanese is the kind of dog that will make heads turn wherever he goes, so be ready for all the attention that comes with him.

Grooming

Remember that the Havanese looks don’t come easy. You’ll need to put in some effort to ensure he is well groomed at all times. The following post describes this in detail:

Because of its coat type, routine grooming is an absolute necessity for the Havanese dog breed. Brush your Havanese often, at least once or twice per week (more often if the coat is kept long). If you don’t have the time to do this, the Havanese may not be the dog for you. Many Havanese owners choose to keep a shorter coat, in which case haircuts may be necessary every few weeks. Their coat protects them from the sun and they tolerate hot weather well and cold weather moderately. Read more at The Spruce Pets…

The Havanese coat allows you to choose how you’ll like to have it. It can be either short or long. Whichever way you choose, keep a schedule of when to groom your pup for the best results.

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You don’t need to worry about where to get your Havanese pup. At My Next Puppy, you will have the opportunity to get one, or any other breed you are interested in. Visit our Available Puppies page or call us on (703) 844-9796 for more information.