Where can one purchase a 'Havanese' dog?
One should get on a waiting list if one wants to purchase a Havanese dog. Here are some online websites which have these dogs for sale: Pet Finder, Puppy Find and Noah's Little Ark.
Havanese are usually $1000-1800 and are very love able...if you are looking for a havanese you can just check these websites out: -Elitehavanese.com -Keopahhavanese.synthasite.com If you are looking for wonderful breeders, you could show your dog, or get it shown for you by our Jr. Handlers or Spay/neuter it.
* Yes, they are very similar, they are both in the AKC's toy group and have about the same temperament. * No not really! Havanese are better looking and tend to have better temperaments and don't have NEARLY as many health problems as Shih Tzus have! Havanese are in the toy group and shih tzuz are in the Non-Sporting group in the CKC.
A havanese (or any dog) might be eating/chewing on their tail for many reasons. The dog could be just bored and have nothing better to do. A better answer is that the tail probably itches, and the dog has to scratch it with their teeth. Whatever the case, I would take the dog to the vet and say that it's been exhibiting strange behavior.
The Havanese is the national and only native dog breed of Cuba. It is a small, robust dog 8½ to 11½ inches tall with a playful, intelligent and friendly temperament, which makes it ideal as a family pet and lapdog. Its coat is long and wavy and comes in a variety of colours and markings. The Havanese is in the AKC Toy Group and has been recognized since 1996. It comes from an extinct breed.