Facts & Origin
Bichon Frisé and Havanese mix - a hybrid breed
Bichon Frisé and Havanese are two of the most popular dog breeds. They are both intelligent, affectionate and good at obedience training. However, they have some differences. Bichon Frisé are known for being more independent, while Havanese are known for being more attached to their owners*.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix is a small white dog with a compact body. They typically weigh between 4-8 kg and are 20-30 cm tall. They have a round head with floppy ears and large, dark eyes. Their coat is dense and fluffy, and they have a characteristic "poodle curl".
|Origin||France - Cuba|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Bichon Frisé and Havanese mix - Such is probably his nature.
A Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix is a cross between a Bichon Frisé and a Havanese. The result is a small, fluffy dog that is sometimes referred to as a "Havachon" or "Bichon Havanese". This cross is still relatively new and is not yet generally recognized by the major breed associations.
The Bichon Frisé is a small, white dog with a curly coat. The breed is descended from the Water Spaniel and the Barbet and is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region. The Bichon Frisé is known for its cheerful nature and love of human company.
The Havanese is the national dog of Cuba and one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. The breed is believed to have originated in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. The Havanese is a small, silky-haired dog with a long, drooping ear. The breed is known for its gentle nature and affectionate personality.
The Bichon Frisé and the Havanese inherit the best traits of both parents. The result is a small, friendly and loving companion that is ideal for families. The Havachon is a relatively new mixed breed and as such is not yet recognized by the major breed associations.
What diseases can occur in Bichon Frisé and Havanese mixes
There are some health issues you should be aware of when getting a Bichon Frisé Havanese mix. Some of the most common health issues with this breed include allergies, eye problems, and joint problems.
Allergies are the most common health problem in dogs of the Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix breed. Many people who are allergic to dogs are actually allergic to the proteins in the dog's saliva and skin. This means that even if a dog doesn't shed much, it can still cause an allergic reaction in people. The best way to combat allergies is to avoid contact with the dog as much as possible. If you must be around the dog, try to groom and bathe him well so he doesn't have as much saliva on his fur.
Eye problems are also common in this breed. The most common eye problems in dogs of the Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix breed include cataracts, glaucoma and cherry eye. Cherry Eye is a condition in which the third eyelid protrudes and becomes visible. It can be treated surgically, but it is important to catch it early. Glaucoma is a disease that affects intraocular pressure and can eventually lead to blindness. Cataracts are another disease that can lead to blindness and usually affect older dogs.
Joint problems are also common in dogs of the Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix breed. Many of these dogs develop arthritis as they age, which can be very painful. Hip dysplasia is another joint problem that is quite common in this breed. It is important to keep an eye on the dog's joints and take him to the vet regularly so that any problems can be caught early.
Overall, Bichon Frisé-Havanese mixes are generally healthy dogs. However, there are a few health issues that you should be aware of. If you think you might be allergic to dogs, you should avoid this breed. Also, pay attention to your dog's joints and eyes so that any problems can be detected early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix breed has a soft, fluffy coat that is white in color. The coat is mostly "hypoallergenic" and does not shed, making this breed an ideal pet for allergy sufferers. The Bichon Frisé Havanese mix is a friendly and loving companion dog that makes an excellent lap dog.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
A Bichon Frisé-Havanese mix is a cross between a Bichon Frisé and a Havanese. This mix can also be called a Havachon or Havana Bichon.
A Bichon Frisé and a Havanese mix usually have a white or cream coat with slightly longer hair around the head and face. Some may also have light brown or black markings on their coat.
A Bichon Frisé and Havanese mix usually weighs between 4-8 kg and are 20-30 cm high.
Bichon Frisé and Havanese mixes have an average life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
Bichon Frise and Havanese mixes are known for being gentle, affectionate and playful. They are usually good with children and other animals.