Havanese Puppies For Sale
Affectionate, Cheerful, Gentle, Intelligent, Loyal, Responsive, Social
|Adult Weight||7-13 lbs|
|Adult Height||9-12 in|
|Life Expectancy||12-14 yrs|
|Rating||5.0 (50 reviews)|
Bred as a companion dog to the Cuban Aristocracy during the 1500’s, and named after the Capital of its origin, the Havanese, also referred to as “the silk dog” would become the national emblem of Cuba. Now almost extinct in its founding country, the Havanese was brought to United States during the Cuban revolution in 1959 when only 11 dogs were left to save the breed from extinction. Since then the breed has thrived throughout the United States and Europe. These highly trainable and companion driven dogs make for a perfect family pet.
Appearance and Grooming
A small and sturdy gait with dark almond shaped eyes and a full muzzle this breed will never appear fragile. Despite its silky coat and minimal shedding, routine grooming is an absolute necessity for this dog breed. With its common coloring of black, blue, brown, gray, silver and white most owners opt for a shorter cut for easier maintenance. Though these puppies can also wear their hair long, they will require added brushing several times a week, if not daily and regular trims every 3 to 4 weeks.
This toy dog breed is friendly, playful, alert and intelligent with a sweet, non-quarrelsome disposition. Aggressive behavior and shyness is not common in these dogs and should be corrected immediately if necessary. They are the most happy when they are with their owner as they form a special bond and a high level of attachment to the person they spend the most time with. Though, they prefer to stay at home, given the chance they also love to run around outdoors.
Family and Companionship
With the earned title of, “Velcro Dog” you must believe that this loyal little canine will never leave your side. They are needy dogs who are keen on lots of affection and play. Perfect for a family with children or other active pets, as they love little clowning around and spreading their affection to their adopted family and everyone they meet.
This small purebred needs light to moderate exercise each day. A short walk or some indoor play each day will ensure your puppy is getting all of the exercise that they need. Be careful not to over exercise this little bundle of energy, as much as it will love to keep up, too much exertion is not good for its tiny frame.
Training and Socialization
Even though this highly intelligent and over eager pooch is a fast learner, they still need patience and gentle guidance as their pride can be easily hurt if scolded to harshly. Practicing praise and creating a treat based reward system will result in both a happy puppy and a happy owner.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Havanese is part of the Bichon canine family, but they are a pure breed on their own. They are short-legged with a sturdy gait.
The height ranges of a Havanese are between 8-1/2 to 11-1/2 inches with weight ranges from 7 to 13 lbs.
The Havanese has a double coat of soft hair, both in outer and undercoat. The hair is very long and profuse, shown completely natural. Their coats can range from straight to curly. On average the adult coat reaches a length of 6 to 8 inches.
The Havanese is recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI), the United Kennel Club (UKC), the Original Havanese Club (OHC), the American Kennel Club and the American Rare Breed Association.
No. The Havanese is a non-shedding dog.
It is not a requirement of this breed to have professional grooming, though many owners still opt to have this done every 2 to 3 months. They will need regular brushing of their coats a few times per week to eliminate and prevent tangles and mats. Also, regular eye, ear, and teeth care are required. Nails need to be trimmed every couple of weeks.
Some Havanese will bark more than others. This is something that can be curbed when they are young and properly socialized. For the most part they are quiet dogs that are on high alert. They will let you know any time someone is approaching your home or if something is amiss, which makes them excellent watch dogs.
Yes. A fun fact is that the Havanese is known as a “velcro” dog and likes to stick close to his owner’s side, wherever they go.
The average lifespan is between 14 to 16 years.
Yes, the Havanese is considered to be very intelligent and very easy to train. However, they can take longer to house train than some breeds their size. Consistency and patience along with positive reinforcement is paramount to their success.
Yes. The Havanese is very good with children of all ages. They are energetic and playful which makes them excellent playmates and companions.
Yes. Havanese’s are also known as Havana Silk Dogs, Havs, and the Havanese Cuban Bichon.
Overall the Havanese does very well with dogs, cats, and other pets in the home. Because they have an energetic and fun loving personality they will likely want to play with the other animals in the house, and usually coexist peacefully.
This breed has a moderate energy level. They enjoy playing or going for walks, but they don't have intense activity requirements. A short daily stroll along with some active indoor or outdoor play will be enough to keep these little ones fit and healthy.
The daily recommended amount for the Havanese is based on the average weight and activity level of your little one. In general, a diet consisting of high quality nutritious dog food ranging from a ½ to 1 cup per day is adequate. This should be split into two separate meals each day.
From beginning to end this company was easy to deal with. They were professional and caring and I really appreciated that. We could tell from day one our Oscar was taken well care of in the weeks prior to his arrival. We love the addition to our family. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a quality pup. You guys are awesome.
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Pebbles (formerly Estela) came to us in April 2020 I was worried about the “virtual” purchase but I did my research and Premier Pups process made everything so easy with answering any questions to step by step instructions when she arrived. Taking delivery of Pebbles during the COVID mess with airline flights I prepared myself to drive to Ohio to pick her up. But Mike with Premier Pups flew a private charter to Florida with Pebbles along with a few of her furry friends. She arrived happy, healthy and full of energy! That’s excellent customer service not only with the delivery Premier Pups even continued to check in with me to see how Pebbles was doing. I had a great experience and would not hesitate to recommend and use Premier Pups in the future! Here’s a picture of her 1st birthday along with her favorite Yak chew stick!
I just got my puppy from Premier yesterday and Iam thrilled with her, not only with the pup but the whole process. They are extremely good with communications, from the start with her shipping and and instructions for her adjustment to her forever home, already recommend to several people, also kudos to Delta Air for their compassion for my little girl.
I was looking for a small breed and I seen Havanese ?? I purchased 2 pups from premier and could be happier. The process is easy, the customer service is wonderful and they give you everything you need for a happy healthy pup... in my case 2 pups. The pups are so much fun to watch and cuddle. Thank you for everything ??
After doing a lot of research on different breeds of dogs (I am allergic and needed a hypoallergenic dog) I decided that a havenese would be perfect for me. I drove to Ohio from Pittsburgh to Premier pup to pick up my new puppy. I instantly fell in love with. Chloe is everything I could ever want and more. I am so thankful for Premier pup. Danielle
We looked forever for our new family member. I am so glad we chose Premier Pups. The staff was awesome and explained everything to us upon picking up our baby. Even supplied us with the medicines needed for the next 2 weeks. They called me twice to check on Mario, texted twice and even when I called them with questions, they were kind and very informative. We love our baby and we are already talking of getting him a playmate next year and when we do, we will definitely come back to Premier Pups!
Premier Pups where great! They answered all my questions and were extremely caring. They were in touch with me the day of the flight and right through the flight home.
This is my baby Lila! She just turned 12 weeks old and she is happy and healthy. She is about 4.5 pounds now and is expected to be between 8-12 pounds. Premier Pups was wonderful to work with and they checked up on Lila multiple times. She was shipped to us and it was an easy process. Lila adjusted well. She is very smart and loves my rowdy boys. She also wants to play with our older, grumpy cocker spaniel. She never cries in her crate and pees on her puppy pad during the night. During the day she goes outside and does well. We just love her!
I’ve heard great things about Havanese and how they are loving, loyal and most importantly easy to train!! Within 8 days of having Betty she was ringing the bell to go potty!! Of course she has had accidents even just days ago, but she’s so smart and catches on to anything!! She’s everything our family was missing!!! The process with premier pups was easy. I was nervous up until the day we picked her up at the airport but so glad I looked past the fact that I was buying a puppy without actually meeting it first!! I’d buy another one bc she’s that wonderful!! If you’re on the fence...get off of it and buy a puppy! Preferably a Havanese!!