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What is a Havanese?

Havanese traits

Havana Silk Dog, Blanquito de la Habana
8-11 inches
7-13 pounds
13-15 years
Havanese characteristics
5 yrs 20 yrs
Grooming needs
Occasionally Frequently
Good with kids
Needs lots of supervision Ready to play
Good with cats
Likely to chase Hey, new pal!
Training aptitude
Headstrong Eager to please
Full-grown size
Teeny tiny Super size
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Havanese Norfolk Terrier

Male, 1 yr 6 mos
Los angeles, CA
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Leland is a very smart/alert boy at about 1 1/2 years old...Still puppy energy but also extremely willing to please...So, he does pay attention to people and is able to figure things out on his own very fast!!! He is a pleasure to be around on top of being a cutie!!! Leland was rescued from a High Kill Shelter, and was maybe part of a backyard breeding facility...Anyway, he is now safe! Healthy! and looking for a fun, dynamic and loving forever home!
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Havanese Shih Tzu

Male, 13 yrs 8 mos
Los Angeles, CA
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Mr. Higgiebottoms - Fostered in Las Vegas Hello! My name is Mr. Higgiebottoms but that is much too formal for my friends. You can call me Higgie. I'm a sweet old dude who was adopted from the shelter at 4 years old and then turned back into the shelter 10 years later as a big hot mess. A Purposeful Rescue knows when there is some magic happening under that hot mess and made sure I got my ticket out of there! I got some much needed TLC which included a groom and full vetting (you should see how clean my dull chompers are now). I am being fostered in Las Vegas which means you need to be able to travel there to meet me. I'm living with a houseful of other quirky retirees and I like to try and snuggle in bed with them. In general, I prefer the company of mellow dogs as I don't hear well and my vision is also a little cloudy so rambunctious dogs startle me. After losing my first family, I desperately want to be loved and to have a person. If you're looking for a new BFF, I can be that BFF!
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Male, 8 yrs 1 mo
Thousand Oaks, CA
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Spayed or Neutered,
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