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15 Things Only Havanese Owners Would Understand

The Havanese was once called the Havana Silk Dog or the Spanish Silk Poodle. Havanese (a Bichon type dog) is the national dog of Cuba.

#1 Havanese increased their popularity in England, because Queen Victoria had one

#2 They are the only dog breed native to Cuba.

#3 They need ½ to 1 cup of dry high-quality food every day

#4 They are family oriented

#5 Their silky coats serve a purpose.

The coat of the furry Havanese is long, silky and seemingly quite warm. In reality, the coat is not there for warmth, but for his protection. The dog’s silky fur provides a protective barrier from the sun that prevents him from overheating.

#6 They suffer from separation anxiety