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Black Havanese Near You

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Looking for black Havanese near you? We can help you find one! Whatever your needs or wants in a breeder and dog, we’re here to help. To get started, simply contact us through our Havanese locator.

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Whether you already have a Havanese or are getting your first, a good local groomer experienced with the breed will be an invaluable tool. Check out our directory to browse listings and get in touch with breeders near you.

Learn more about the Havanese breed


The Havanese is the national dog breed of Cuba, where they are a much beloved family pet. Although a relatively recent introduction to the United States, they are an old breed in Cuba and have been long-loved in European countries as well.

Its predecessor was the Tenerife, a Spanish dog that lead to modern day Bichon-type breeds like the Havanese. Spanish settlers brought Tenerife dogs to colonial Cuba in the early 1500s, where they slowly over time developed into the Havanese breed we know and love today.

By the 18th century, Cuba had begun to attract wealthy Europeans for vacationing; especially Havana, which at the time was an important Spanish port. Returning to Europe, these aristocrats brought with them the Dog of Havana, which grew quickly in popularity in the royal courts of England, France, and Spain. By the mid-18th century, their popularity had spread even further through Europe, where they were shown in early European dog conformation shows. Charles Dickens had one, and Queen Victoria owned two!

Read more about Havanese history at Havanese.dog.

Havanese Personality

The Havanese personality and temperament is that of an affectionate, fun-loving, and easygoing dog breed. Although they will attach strongly to one person, they love to be around everyone! They love to be around their people and prefer not to be alone, although a properly bred Havanese will not be more prone to separation anxiety or nervous behaviors.
The Havanese is generally very sociable and friendly with strangers, but still requires early socialization to make sure this part of their personality and temperament develops properly. Read more about Havanese personality.