In competition of conformation, any equalization of the length of the hair with scissors and any hair removal is to be avoided. Exception: a cleansing of the hairs on the feet, the bristles of the front can be slightly shortened so that they do not cover the eyes and the hairs of the muzzle can be also cut, but it is better to leave them natural. But as a pet dog, you can carve it as you want.
Exceptionally bright he is easy to train as a watchdog dog. Affectionate, happy natured, he is amiable, a charmer, playful and even a bit of a clown. He loves children and plays endlessly with them. According to his happy nature, the Havanese has a strikingly light-footed and elastic gait; forelegs with free stride and pointing straight forward, the hindlegs giving them the impulsion and moving in a straight line.