Just What is a Havanese?

About the Havanese The Havanese is a member of the Bichon family, which includes the Bichon Frise, the Bichon Bolognese, Maltese, Coton De Tulear, Tsvetnaya Bolonka, Franzuskaya Bolonka and possibly the Lowchen breeds. They were developed from the now extinct Mediterranean Bichon Tenerife, which was introduced to the Canary Islands by the Spanish to other … [Read more…]

Birthday Party

Six puppies helped celebrate my daughter Jenny’s birthday. Her friend, Jen, has Filer and he was very happy to host his brothers and sisters. It is his last visit with DeeDee who is leaving us tomorrow. Her forever home is in Raleigh, North Carolina! We have three boys left to place…Turbo, Rapper and Sammy. Birthday … [Read more…]

Books for New Puppy Owners

1. The Joyous Havanese by Kathryn Braund (Phoebe’s breeder!) Probably only available online. You can Google it. A great all around guide to everything from the history of the breed to the steps of breeding to raising puppies. It then goes into the colors, the care of a puppy, grooming health issues and a little … [Read more…]