Havanese Rescue Information: The Havanese is a type of Bichon, and as such does not shed. Havanese make wonderful companion dogs. Havanese are fond of children, and are generally very playful and friendly. Havanese do well with most other household pets, and are very sociable, even following their owners around the house. Havanese are best suited to warm climates and need to be protected from cold temperatures.
Havanese Trivia: Havanese are great dogs for allergy sufferers. Havanese may not eat unless they have company; some will pick up a big mouthful of food and carry it to another room to be with their owner, drop it on the floor, and eat it one piece at a time. Havanese were first bred in Cuba. Havanese were used as circus performers in 19th century Europe. Many Cuban aristocrats were forced to leave their Havanese when they fled to America during the Cuban Revolution.