The brightest and sturdiest puppies are the Havanese puppies. They are cheerful and playful in nature, enjoys clever and skillful games such as “pulling the toy under sofa or wardrobe with your paw.”
Havanese are one of the first choices of dog lovers, they love cuddling and snuggling in laps, and they don’t like if left alone for long periods of time. Havanese puppies show unhappiness and boredom when left alone and can be seen by their barking and chewing.
They are peaceful and gentle with everyone but are conservative with strangers. For building confidence, control temperament, your dog needs to be socialized.
Havanese are dominant breed. They can be trained, and their response is good towards training, and especially love learning tricks. Havanese are obedient and agile.
The most difficult is to train them housebreaking. Havanese like to perch on sofa or chair, looking out the window to announce incoming guest.
Some Important Facts
1. Havanese is smaller and sturdier.
2. Doesn’t need much outdoor exercise (just daily walks, plus romps in a fenced yard
3. They are playful and entertaining
4. Havanese are a good watchdog, but not aggressive
5. Havanese have a long coat
6. They behave well with other pets
If you are looking for some of these qualities in your pet, than Havanese will be the right choice for you.
Some Negative Traits
1) “Separation anxiety” may cause excessive barking when left alone too much
2) Shyness if not socialized properly
3) Require brushing and combing frequently
4) Mild Stubbornness
5) Difficulties in Housebreaking
6) Barking issues
These are some of the negative traits which one can deal with if your Havanese puppies are not trained properly. These can be controlled by proper training and family environment.
Some Other Characteristics Of The Havanese Puppies
- Grooming – Coat care of Havanese dog is a significant task. It requires daily and in some cases, weekly brushing and combing. It should be trimmed every couple of months.
- Housebreaking problems. The Havanese puppies and dogs are the cousins of Maltese. They all slow to housebreak. Regular training is necessary for making them learn the task. Sometimes a doggy door helps to teach him the housebreaking.
- Potential separation anxiety. Havanese cannot be left alone; they need a great deal of companionship. He will start expressing unhappiness by barking or chewing if left alone for hours.
- Providing enough socialization. The Havanese does not get easily socialized with strangers. They are shy and suspicious in nature. So socializing is a must for them.
- Potential barking. Havanese start barking when he sees or hears something new. But you can prevent it by building the right relationship between you and him. Havanese will follow and respects you; he will follow your rules.
- Potential health problems. Havanese dogs have a long life. But they are very prone to allergies to fleas, grass, pollen, and so on. The allergy will lead to reducing the quality of life of your dog.