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Havanese profile

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Lifespan: 12-15 Years

Avg height: 23-28cm.

Avg weight: 3-6kg

Coat type: Very soft double coat.

Coat colours: Havana brown, white, black, fawn, mahogany, tobacco.

Originally bred for: Companion.

Breed traits: Affectionate, responsive, gentle, smart.

A little about the Havanese


The Havanese breed is the national dog of Cuba and loves being at the centre of any family. Playful, yet easy to train, they make good family pets and are also alert watchdogs. 



Health concerns that have been reported to affect the Havanese breed are: Patellar Luxation, Chondrodysplasia, Legg-Perthes, Elbow Dysplasia, Portosystemic Liver Shunts, Mitral Valve Insufficiency, and Deafness. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.