Isn’t she the sweetest looking puppy? She doesn’t always curl up in mom’s arms. She can be energetic in the backyard too! This Havanese puppy is Pumpkin. Probably named after her hair color. She is typical of a Havanese. They just love to spend time with you more than anything else. This is a companion dog. They want YOUR companionship their whole life. They should not be left alone for too long, according to Vetstreet. They are very attached to their family. They love playing with children. Because of their small size, it’s best to be careful that rough-housing be avoided.
Characteristics of a Havanese
They also get along with cats and other dogs. Even though the Havanese is small, they are not yappy. For a small dog, she is pretty quiet. They will let you know when there are visitors. And even when they do bark, their voice is deeper, more like the voice of a larger dog.
The Havanese is a witty dog. She would think of games herself, and invite you to play with her. She likes to please you. And she’s very easy to train. Actually, this breed has a history of being in the circus. The Havanese does not shed much. But that’s not to say they are hypoallergenic. If you are allergic to most dogs, and thinking about getting a Havanese for that reason, it’s best to spend time around Havanese first before you bring one home. This way, you can tell if you are allergic to the Havanese. That beautiful coat of hair means you need to brush her everyday. And from time to time, you might want to take her to a professional groomer. The Havanese makes a wonderful therapy dog. Their cheerful and loving temperament is a good match for a therapy dog, and their size would fit snugly into any lap. They can interpret our emotions very well. You can read more about this breed here. If you enjoy this Havanese video, you might also enjoy this one.
Article source: Vetstreet