30 Havanese Cross Breeds

By helloBARK!
Updated on 12 August 2021
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Havanese are popular companion dogs that originated in Cuba.


These toy-sized dogs were thought to have originated from Tenerife, a small Spanish island off the African coast.

They were much-loved dogs in Cuba, particularly as lap dogs amongst the aristocracy and nobility.

However, the Cuban revolution in the 1950s resulted in a low of wealthy Havanese refugees moving to the USA with their dogs.

The American Kennel Club rate the Havanese as the 24th most popular breed in the United States.

Havanese are often mixed with other breeds to create a so-called hybrid dog.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at 30 Havanese cross breeds. We’ll break this feature into the following sections:

Australian Havanese

Havanese enjoying some play time (Photo: Adobe Stock)

Havanese enjoying some play time (Photo: Adobe Stock)

The Australian Havanese is a cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Havanese. They can come in a wide variety of different eye colors and coat colors. Given the Australian Shepherd is a smart dog with high energy levels, an Australian Havanese could be more energetic than Havanese dogs.


When you cross a Beagle with a Havanese, you end up with a Beaglenese. These dogs should have a predominantly white coat with some black and brown markings. Beagles are alert dogs used for hunting so Beaglenese could have higher exercise requirements than Havanese dogs.

Blue Havanese

Don’t be fooled by the name. This isn’t a Havanese dog with a blue coat. It’s a Blue Heeler Havanese cross. They’re a rare mix so you won’t find many. They’ve got high energy level so they might not be suited to apartment life unlike the Havanese breed.

Border Colvanese

No surprises for guessing this particular mix. The Border Colvanese is the result of breeding between a Border Collie and a Colvanese. The Border Collie is the smartest breed in the world, so this hybrid should have a relatively high IQ.


We’ve got another rare combination to look at. The Cairnese is the result of breeding between a Cairn Terrier and a Havanese. Given both breeds are relatively small, their offspring shouldn’t grow to be too big in size.


The Cavanese is one of the most common Havanese cross breeds. These dogs have a Cavalier King Charles parent and a Havanese parent. There is an array of possible colors given the different Cavalier varieties. Cavaliers and Havanese are affectionate, loyal and social, so a Cavanese puppy is likely to display similar qualities.


We’re not talking about any dairy products here. The Cheenese is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Havanese. This is a tiny hybrid dog given the size of each parents so they’ll be perfect for dog lovers who live in cities.

Crested Havanese

The hint is in the name: Crested Havanese are the result of breeding between a Crested Chinese Dog and a Havanese. They’ll usually have a dark coat with long hair. They’ll almost certainly be hypoallergenic with a low shedding coat.


The Dachvanese will be longer rather than tall given their Dachshund parent. When the German breed is crossed with a Havanese, you get a Dachvanese. They should have long coats with wiry hair rather a smooth coat.


There’s a good chance that you haven’t heard about the Dualanese. Neither of their parents are a well-known breeds. The toy cross breed is a mix between a Bolognese and a Havanese.


The English Toy Spaniel are energetic dogs. When they’re crossed with the Havanese breed, the result is a Enganese. They’ll usually have an inquisitive personality but they’ll enjoy human company. Hence why these hybrid dogs are considered a companion dog.


This isn’t a character from Star Wars. It’s in fact a cross between a Pomeranian and a Havanese. The Ewokian are perfect dogs for those who live in apartment: they’re small pets that don’t need a lot of exercise.


The Frenchnese is a cross breed dog that has a French Bulldog and a Havanese parent. They’re a small mix that are rather more built than a Havanese dog. They make good watchdogs or therapy dogs.

German Havanese

German Shepherd at the park (Photo: Adobe Stock)

German Shepherd at the park (Photo: Adobe Stock)

The German Shepherd is the third most intelligent dog breed. They’re often used as police dogs or service dogs. When you cross a GSD with a Havanese, you get a German Havanese.

Golden Havanese

One of the world’s most popular family dogs, the Golden Retriever can sometimes be intentionally or unintentionally crossed with a Havanese. The result is a Golden Havanese mixed dogs.


Pablo the Havanese (Photo: @havaneser_pablo / Instagram)

Pablo the Havanese (Photo: @havaneser_pablo / Instagram)

No prizes for guessing this cross breed. The Hava-Boston is a cross between the Boston Terrier and the Havanese. This mix is a small dog, so they won’t take up a lot of room in your home.


This is another common mix. The Havachon is a cross between a Bichon Frise and a Havanese. The Havanese breed are thought to be ancestors of the Bichon Frise. So that could explain why these mixed dogs are popular.


Not to be confused with the English Toy Spaniel, the English Cocker Spaniel is sometimes crossed with a Havanese dog to create the Havaco mix. You’ll need to give these canines regular exercise.


You’ll probably be able to guess what dog was bred with a Havanese to create a Havajack. It’s the Jack Russell! These dogs make excellent watchdog due to the Jack Russell Terrier’s alert nature.


The HavaKlee is a rare mix between a Havanese and an Alaskan Klee Kai. While the Cuban dogs are popular as apartment dogs, the Klee Kai is still a relatively new breed. This mix could be prone to separation anxiety given both parents are companion dogs.


Another Havanese mix that is quite common is the Havallon. It’s a cross between the Papillon and the Havanese – combining France and Cuba. There’s tiny dogs that love the company of humans.


We’re touching upon another common Havanese cross breed here. The Havanese is sometimes bred with a Maltese to create a dog that is perfect for first-time owners. They’re sweet, low energy and happy to be couch potatoes.


Havanesties are a cross between Havanese and West Highland Terrier. They’re usually small but robust dogs. They tend to sport a white coat, reflecting the


When you mix a Yorkshire Terrier with a Havanese, the result is a Havashire. They’re fun-loving dogs that enjoy the company of their pet parents. They’re small in size so easily portably.


A cross between a Shih Tzu and a Havanese results in a Shih Tzunese. These dogs are perfect for families or dog lovers looking for a loyal companion dog. They’ve got quite significant grooming requirements. They’re a common Havanese mix.


There’s a chance you may not be aware of one or both breeds used to create the Havaton (before reading this article). This is a mix between a Havanese and a Coton de Tulear. Having said that, the Havaton isn’t an uncommon mix.


Pablo the Havanese (Photo: @havaneser_pablo / Instagram)

Pablo the Havanese (Photo: @havaneser_pablo / Instagram)

Not to be confused with the West Highland Terrier, the Welsh Terrier can be crossed with the Havanese to create the Havawelsh mix. They’re usually good family dogs and should be good with children.


If you’re looking for a hypoallergenic dog, you may want to consider a Poovanese. They’re a cross between a Poodle and a Havanese. Both breeds are considered to be low shedding dogs, so perfect for anyone looking to find a cross breed with hypoallergenic qualities. They can also be called Havapoos – and they’re very common.


It’s simple to deduce that Puganese are a cross between a Havanese and a Pug. They’re a toy-sized cross breed that are perfect for dog owners with limited space.


The Schnese is a cross between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Havanese. They’ve got a dark colored coat. Their coat should be hypoallergenic given both their parents are minimal shedders.

In conclusion

So there’s a list of 30 Havanese cross breeds if you’re looking to get a mixed breed.

Some are a common mix such as the Poovanese, the Havachon and the Havashu.

However, some of the cross breeds are pretty rare, including the HavaKlee and HavaWelsh.

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