Ranking #31 in dog registrations by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Havanese was originally bred to be a pampered companion pet of the aristocracy in Cuba especially prized for his long and luxuriously silky coat. A lap-sized charmer, this lively and intelligent little dog exceled at giving amusement and affection, so much so that he quickly became an ideal family pet who is now sought-after worldwide. Along with complete coverage of breed-specific care, this comprehensive guide will teach you how to keep your Havanese's long, dense, and often curly coat properly groomed and looking show-ring perfect.
|Publisher:||TFH Publications, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Patricia McRae is a retired professor and owner of Ahavapicaro Kennel. Dr. McRae came out of a farm and ranching tradition, and then as the need for her dogs to be smaller, encountered the Havanese and Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed. Dr. McRae's kennel has fielded approximately 40 champions over the past 12 years. She co-founded the Delaware Valley Havanese Club (DVHC), of which she remains a member, and is a member of the Havanese Club of America (HCA), where she has served on numerous committees.