Facts & Origin
The Hava-Jack - Havanese and Jack Russell Terrier Mix
The Hava-Jack is a unique blend of the charming and sociable Havanese and the energetic and intelligent Jack Russell Terrier. This mix offers an interesting combination of temperaments and traits that make him a unique and lovable pet.
The Hava-Jack is a lively, friendly and sociable dog that fits well with active families or individuals. With proper care, exercise and mental stimulation, this lovable hybrid will become a loyal and fun member of any family.
|Origin||Cuba - England|
|Life expectancy||13 - 16 years|
|Care requirements||high-maintenance - low-maintenance|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character and temperament of the Hava-Jack
The Hava-Jack is known for its lively personality, intelligence and love of social activities. This hybrid is usually very energetic and needs lots of exercise and playtime. His intelligence and desire to please make him an excellent candidate for training.
He often inherits the sociable and loving nature of the Havanese, as well as the energy and playful temperament of the Jack Russell Terrier. This makes him a great companion for families and individuals alike.
Care and health of the Hava-Jack
Grooming the Hava-Jack requires regular brushing to prevent matting and keep his coat clean and healthy. Depending on the length and density of his coat, he may also require regular professional grooming.
In terms of health, the Hava-Jack may be prone to some of the health problems common to parent breeds, including eye problems, hip dysplasia, and certain skin problems. It is important to schedule regular vet visits to catch any health problems early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The appearance of the Hava-Jack can vary greatly, depending on which characteristics he inherits from which parent. Typically, he reaches a height of 20-30 cm and a weight of 3-7 kg. His coat is often medium to long, can be smooth or wavy, and can be a variety of colors, including white, brown, black, and tan.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Often occurs in old age.
Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.
Canine atopic dermatitis or environmental allergy is characterized by itching with scratching, biting, and rubbing of the face, paws, and belly
Dermatophytosis (synonym dermatophytosis, from ancient Greek τὸ δέρμα derma, German 'skin' and ancient Greek φυτόν phyton, German 'plant') or tinea (Latin for 'woodworm', 'moth') is a skin fungal disease caused by specific fungi (dermatophytes).
May be associated with some other diseases.
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (aseptic femoral head necrosis) is a growth disorder of the femoral head.
Lenticular and patella luxation occur in some breeds and affect the eye.
Degenerative myelopathies of dogs are a series of slowly progressing neurological diseases associated with destruction of the spinal cord. These diseases are associated with slowly progressive movement disorders of the hindquarters.
A Hava-Jack is a cross between a Havanese and a Jack Russell terrier and combines the best qualities of both breeds. They are very energetic, affectionate and intelligent.
The size depends on individual factors. But on average it is about 20-30 cm.
This mixed breed has the typical characteristics of both Havanese and Jack Russell Terriers. They are very energetic, lively, affectionate, more intelligent than most other dog breeds and very capable of learning.
Since this is a short-haired breed in some cases, the care requires little effort. Their fur must be brushed regularly, but that's all.