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15 Pawfect Facts About The Havachon Dog Kids Will Love

Go through these Havachon facts to learn more about this breed.

The Havachon dog, a cross-bred or a designer dog, is a mixed breed of the Bichon Frise and Havanese dog. The Bichon Frise, Havanese breeds are known for their good-natured and sociable traits, respectively. The Havachon breed is a small dog and tends to have a double coat which can be dense, short, curly, or silky. The color of this hybrid dog ranges from cream, white, black, brown, and blue. Based on which parent breed – Bichon Frise or Havanese – it takes on from, the tail of this dog can be curled, but it is sturdy. Its limbs are short. The reproduction of this dog takes place just like other dogs. The copulation includes the male mounting the female from behind and the female might respond in different ways depending on if she wants to copulate or not. These responses include being uncooperative or staying still and holding her tail on the side. The gestation takes place for about 63 days and around five to seven puppies are born. The Havachon is known to make great pets and is a great dog for beginners. This dog is known to be curious, playful, and intelligent. Its trainability and grooming are easy and manageable as it is curious and shed less. This hybrid dog is known to have certain health problems which require regular diagnoses like cataracts, patellar luxation, and mitral valve disease. It is known to have a good energy level and it requires a good deal of attention from the owners. This pet tends to suffer from separation anxiety but makes a great watchdog because of its alert ears.

It is quite gripping to learn more about this dog breed, the Havachon and if you are interested, read about the Brazilian Terrier and Miniature Golden Retriever, too.

Havachon Interesting Facts

What type of animal is a Havachon?

A Havachon is a dog.

What class of animal does a Havachon belong to?

A Havachon belongs to the class of Mammalia.

How many Havachons are there in the world?

There is no exact count available for the population of this dog breed.

Where does a Havachon live?

This designer dog is known to be native to Cuba.

What is a Havachon's habitat?

There is no specific habitat for these Havachon dogs. They are known to live in the houses of owners.

Who do Havachons live with?

These dogs are known to be good with other pets and children.

How long does a Havachon live?

If the lifestyle and diet are maintained, these dogs can live up to 15 years.

How do they reproduce?

The reproduction of a Havachon dog takes place just like other dogs or canines. The copulation includes the male climbing the female from behind and females might respond in different ways based on if she wants to copulate or not. If the female is receptive, she will stay still and the tail will be held up on the side. If she does not want to mate, she will be uncooperative and express disagreement by sitting or retreating. The gestation takes place for about 63 days and five to seven Havachon puppies are born.

What is their conservation status?

The conservation status of these dogs is not known.

Havachon Fun Facts

What do Havachons look like?

These are small dogs and are known to have double coats which can be dense, long, curly, silky, or short. The color of these designer dogs ranges from gray, black, brown, silver, blue, white, and cream. Certain features of these Havachons depend on which parent breed the dogs inherit each characteristic from. They are known to have a rectangular body and short limbs. The tail of these designer dogs can be short and curled, but it is known to be quite sturdy. The eyes are colored dark and the nose is known to be black in color.

The coat and color of this dog are some of its identifiable features.
*Please note that this is an image of a Havanese, not a Havachon. If you have an image of a Havachon, please let us know at [email protected].

How cute are they?

These dogs are considered cute because of their appearance.

How do they communicate?

These dogs are known to communicate by gestures like raising their paws, coming close to the owner, and by sounds.

How big is a Havachon?

These are small dogs and the Havachon size is around 9-14 in (23-36 cm). These dogs' height is slightly less than the Westiepoo and way less than a Pyrenean Mastiff.

How fast can a Havachon run?

The exact speed of this dog breed is unknown. It is a small dog though so moves in proportion to its size.

How much does a Havachon weigh?

The weight of these Havachons is around 9-16 lb (4-7 kg).

What are the male and female names of the species?

A male is known as a dog, while the female is referred to as bitch.

What would you call a baby Havachon?

Babies of these dogs are referred to as puppies.

What do they eat?

These dogs could be fed good quality dog food based on the recommendation of the veterinarian.

Are they slobbery?

These dogs are a bit slobbery, but it is manageable.

Would they make a good pet?

Yes, these dogs are known to make good family pets for first-time owners as they are playful, curious, and intelligent. They are known to have a friendly nature or temperament and have moderate energy levels.

Kidadl Advisory: All pets should only be bought from a reputable source. It is recommended that as a potential pet owner you carry out your own research prior to deciding on your pet of choice. Being a pet owner is very rewarding but it also involves commitment, time and money. Ensure that your pet choice complies with the legislation in your state and/or country. You must never take animals from the wild or disturb their habitat. Please check that the pet you are considering buying is not an endangered species, or listed on the CITES list, and has not been taken from the wild for the pet trade.

Did you know...

The exact cost of Havachon puppies is unknown, but the cost of a Havanese puppy, that is purebred ranges from around $1900-$3000.

These dogs are known to shed less, but they need regular brushing and require grooming and trimming every six months.

These dogs cannot be left alone nor do they like being alone as tend to get separation anxiety. They tend to engage in violent behaviors. These Havanese mix dogs require a good amount of attention from the owner and their family. This is considered to be a negative feature of this dog.

The trainability of these dogs is known to be easy, but sometimes, these dogs can be stubborn.

The Havachon dog can adapt to living in apartments, too.

The major health issues consist of mitral valve disease, heart murmur, progressive retinal atrophy, portosystemic shunt, and the minor health issues include patellar luxation, cataracts, bladder stones, and infections.

The Havachon dog should be socialized as early as possible to prevent it from developing bad habits in the future.

The Havachon dog is known to have a lot of energy and daily walks are a requirement.

The Havachon breed is known to make good watchdogs as it is known to have quite alert ears. It tends to bark a lot when hearing unusual noises, as well as, also around strangers.

Are Havachons hypoallergenic?

Yes, the Havachons are known to be a hypoallergenic breed and are known to shed less, and thus, their grooming needs are also minimal.

Characteristics of their parent breeds

The parent breeds of this Havachon dog are Bichon Frise and Havanese. The Havanese is known to have originated in Cuba. The ancestors of this breed were brought it in ships in the 1500s from the Tenerife Islands. The Havanese breed is known for its sociable nature. The other breeds that came with the Havenese were the Bichon Frise and Maltese.

The Bichon Frise is known to exist from the Middle Ages in the Meditteranean region. The Bichon Frise is known for its good nature. These two breeds were cross-bred to inculcate both these characteristics into a dog.  

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly animal facts for everyone to discover! Learn more about some other mammals from our Dorkie facts and Hokkaido facts pages.

You can even occupy yourself at home by coloring in one of our free printable Havachon coloring pages.

*Please note that this is an image of a Bichon Frise, not a Havachon. If you have an image of a Havachon, please let us know at [email protected].  

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