Breed Guide: Havanese
Posted on July 21, 2014 under Dog Breeds
Dr. Fiona is a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Havanese
Height (to base of neck): 9-10.5″
Color: Many accepted colors including black, blue silver, gold, cream, white, champagne or chocolate.
Origin: Isle of Malta
Coat: Silky double coat with soft short undercoat covered by long profuse outer coat which can be curly or straight.
Life Expectancy: 12-15 years
Energy level: High
Exercise needs: Moderate
Is a Havanese the Right Dog Breed for You?
The Havanese is known for its outgoing and friendly nature. They are highly trainable and good with children. They can possess a high energy level and have moderate exercise needs. They are alarm barkers and need close human contact. They have high grooming requirements due to their abundant top coat.
5 Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Havanese
According to the number of dog insurance claims Pets Best receives
|Medical Issue||Average Claim Amount||Most Expensive Claim|
|Retained Deciduous Teeth||$171||$601|
|Inflammation of the Colon||$346||$2,118|
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