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About Havanese Near Joliet, IL

The Havanese are Cuban cuties that were originally bred for Cuban aristocracy during the 1800s. Both Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens owned Havanese! They have gorgeous silky coats, love people, and are happy by nature. You’ll just love yours!

Apartment Friendly 8/10
Overall Friendliness 9/10
Trainability 8/10
Shedding Level 3/10
Good for Beginners 9/10
Kid-Friendly 8/10
Adaptability 9/10

Great for Small Homes

Being a companion breed, Havanese don’t need a lot of exercise, making them great for small homes.

Absolutely Adorable

Havanese are seriously silky and serene, making them absolutely adorable pets to have. They make the best cuddle partners ever!


Havanese just adore playtime - they’re actually one of the most playful breeds you will find! Want some fun in your life? Get a Havanese pup!

Great for Kids

Havanese are lovely, friendly pets, and they just adore people. For this reason, they make great companions and playmates for children!

Ready for Adventure

Havanese are companion dogs, meaning they will stick by your side and go wherever you go - from the park bench and beach, to the sofa!

Loving and Loyal

Havanese actually have a really cute nickname - “velcro dogs”, because they’re always stuck right beside their owners’ sides.

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Questions about Havanese puppies for sale in Joliet, IL? We have answers.

What are Havanese puppies for sale near Joliet like?

A Havanese is a small, playful, and friendly breed of dog originating from the Island of Cuba. A Havanese is a hypoallergenic, non-shedding breed that resembles a fluffy teddy bear, often with a curly or wavy double-coat. Havanese are kind, devoted, and affectionate dogs that tend to bond closely with their pet owners and do best when living indoors with their owners or their extended human family. Thanks to their quick intelligence, Havanese are easy to train and love playing games with their people.

With Havanese puppies for sale in Joliet, what is their coat like?

The Havanese coat is truly one-of-a-kind! It typically has a silk-like and silky texture, making it soft and luxurious to the touch. The coat may be wavy or curly, and is not prone to matting. It also comes in a range of colors, from white to cream to black, and a wide variety of unique coloring variations. After they are about seven months old, the coat of a Havanese typically needs to be trimmed regularly.

What's the best dog food for Joliet Havanese puppies for sale?

The best dog food for a Havaneses should be both nutritious and delicious! It's important to look for a food that is specifically formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of a toy breed. Look for a food with quality protein as the primary source of nutrition like fish meal or poultry meal. Make sure these ingredients are listed towards the top of the ingredient list. Supplement this with a balance of grains like oats or barley in moderation and a variety of fresh fruits and veggies like sweet potatoes, apples, and peas for vital vitamins and minerals.

What are some essentials I should buy before getting Havanese puppies in Joliet?

Before getting a Havanese it's important to purchase essentials like food, dishes, chew toys, a leash, a collar, and a short-haired brush specifically made for a fluffy Havanese coat. Additionally, consider some sort of bed or cushion for your Havanese to curl up in and create a comfortable atmosphere. Since Havanese are such social dogs, you'll also want to find some opportunities for it to interact with other dogs, like puppy classes, or playdates.

Are Havaneses for sale in Joliet considered big dogs?

The answer to this question depends on individual definitions of what constitutes a "big dog". Generally, Havaneses are a breed of toy dog, typically weighing no more than 7 or 8 pounds. They are considered to be a small-breed dog, and while they stand at around 8-11 inches tall at the shoulder, they would not be classified as a "big" dog by most people. However, if someone were to define "big dogs" as anything over 20 pounds, then a Havaneses would certainly qualify.

Are Havanese puppies near Joliet active dogs?

Absolutely! Havaneses are known to be very active and playful dogs that require a good amount of physical activity and stimulation. They enjoy running and playing fetch and they also do well with agility sports such as flyball and obstacle courses. They are natural problem solvers and they often get bored when they don't have enough mental stimulation, so regular puzzles, training, and games can help keep Havaneses entertained and physically active. Regular walks or romps off leash are important to Havaneses and their owners will find these small fluffy dogs have a lot of energy to burn.

Do Havaneses in Joliet get along with kids?

Generally speaking, Havaneses are good with kids and form strong bonds with them. They are also very playful and bond closely with children. A Havaneses can be a great companion and provide ceaseless affection for a child. They have an easy-going and gentle nature along with an obedient and sociable temperament, which makes them an excellent fit for kids. Havaneses are usually tolerant around kids and tend to be very gentle with them. They also seem to intuitively understand a child’s boundaries, which makes them great family pets.

How many minutes per day do I need to train Joliet Havaneses for sale?

The number of minutes you need to train your Havaneses each day depends on their level of experience; younger or inexperienced Havaneses will need more sessions of shorter duration, while older and more experienced pups can handle longer periods of training. Typically speaking, you should plan on 10-15 minutes of training two to three times a day, or for a more intensive program, 20-30 minutes four to five times a day. Training should incorporate a variety of activities, such as basic commands, behavior and trick training, agility exercises, and socialization.

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