Sweet - Loving - Intelligent
Named after the Capital of its origin, the Havanese, also affectionately known as “the silk dog”, is the national emblem of Cuba. Brought to the United States in 1959, these dogs were saved from an inevitable extinction and have since thrived in the States. These well-tempered and intelligent dogs make for a perfect family pet.
Introverted in nature, these dogs prefer to stay at home in the company of their owner when given the chance. They have a calm and sweet disposition with a tendency to shy away from uncertain situations. Aggression is not a normal behavior for this breed, so if shown it must be corrected immediately through proper training. Though, they are home bodies by nature, they do still enjoy running and playing outside.