The Havanese is the national dog breed of Cuba, where they are a much beloved family pet. Although a relatively recent introduction to the United States, they are an old breed in Cuba and have been long-loved in European countries as well.
The Havanese is a diverse breed that comes in many colors and markings. This is part of what makes the breed so special and beautiful!
It’s important to remember that good breeding is expensive. Good breeders barely break even on a litter of puppies.
The Havanese is a generally healthy breed with susceptibility to few major genetic health problems, and benefit from a lengthy lifespan thanks to that.
You should start grooming your Havanese from a young age so that they are comfortable with the handling required.
Keep your Havanese healthy and happy longer by following these tips! As always, remember to discuss any diet or lifestyle changes with your veterinarian.