This very graceful and vigorous little dog has a lively and flexible gait. Low on legs and very hairy, the Bichon Havanais looks like a nice doggie. His small size give him a nice fluffy disheveled appearance.
Between 23 and 27 cm (9.06 to 10.63 inches) for the male
Between 23 and 27 cm (9.06 to 10.63 inches) for the female
Between 4 and 6 kg (8.82 to 13.23 pounds) for the male
Between 4 and 6 kg (8.82 to 13.23 pounds) for the female
His coat is generally light to dark beige, tan brown, grey and white, reddish brown, tawny and sometimes white but rarely pure.
His coat is soft and flat, with pretty, slightly curly strands of hair, especially at the tips.
His head is broad and very slightly domed and has a moderate marked stop. His large almond-shaped eyes are dark brown. His ears, drooping along the cheeks, form a slight fold. His nose is brown or black. His tail is carried raised and either curled over the back or cross-shaped.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 1 and is #250