Havanese Dogs Are Hypoallergenic and do not shed.
If you suffer from allergies and your in the market for a new dog, it would make sense that you look for a dog that is hypoallergenic. Havanese dogs are hypoallergenic. This is a great choice for people who suffer from allergies and asthma.
The Havanese has a playful, friendly temperament which is unlike many other toy dog breeds. Clever and active, they will often solicit attention by performing tricks, such as running back and forth between two rooms as fast as they can. The breed does not require a lot of exercise.
The Havanese is a very people-oriented dog. They often have a habit of following their humans around the house, but are definitely not overly possessive of theirpeople and do not suffer aggression or jealousy towards other dogs, pets, or humans.
Havanese are natural companion dogs: gentle and responsive. They become very attached to their human families and are excellent with children. Very affectionate and playful with a high degree of intelligence, these cheerful little dogs are very sociable, are easy to obedience train, and get along well with other dogs. They are often sensitive to the tone of your voice and harsh punishment is generally unnecessary. The Havanese have a long reputation of being circus dogs, probably because it learns quickly and enjoys doing things for people. Havanese can be good alarm dogs - making sure to alert you when a visitor arrives, but quick to welcome the guest once it sees you welcome them. Since they are naturallycurious, friendly, and people-oriented, they do not do well as guard dogs.
Havanese are generally healthy and sturdy dogs, living between 14 to 16 years. Like other pure breeds, there are a few genetically-linked disorders common to Havanese. This is due to the small genetic pool from which the Havanese breed owes itsancestry. Havanese organizations, regularly monitor the occurrence of genetically linked issues to prevent its propagation within the breed.
The Havanese appear to suffer primarily from liver disease, heart disease, and cataracts and retinal dysplasia.