CANINE FOUNDATION (F.C. I.)
Secretariat General: rue Leopold II, 14-6530, Thuin, Belgique
Le 24, Semptembre 1963
Standard: Bichon Havanais
The Bichon Havanais is a
dog of small size.
BODY: The body is a little longer than the height, the ribs rounded, the flanks
well-raised, the line of the back ends with a well-descended croup.
LEGS: The legs are straight, quite seches (lean; literally: dry),
the toes elongated and seches.
TAIL: The tail is carried raised in the shape of a crosier and is trimmed with
long silky hair.
HEAD: The head is broad and flat across the skull, the front a little raised.
EYES: The eyes are rather large, very dark, preferably black. Eyelids
EARS: The rather pointed ears are dropped, forming a soft fold, a little
raised, directed neither toward the sides nor framing the cheeks.
MUZZLE: The muzzle is rather refined, the cheeks very flat, not prominent. The
jaws fit well, the nose is black.
HAIR: The hair is quite flat, rather soft, forming light wispy waves at the
ends of each strand.
COLOR: Rarely completely pure white, light or dark tan, havane, gray, or
white largely marked with specified colors.
The hair on the muzzle may be slightly trimmed, but it is preferable to leave
WEIGHT: Not to exceed 6 kilos. (13.2 pounds)
The Original Havanese Club of America Standard