For All Your Hava-Needs!
Required Reading for New Puppy Buyers
I AM YOUR PUPPY - PLEASE READ IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING A NEW PUPPY
How Could You? Another MUST READ
Organizations and Information:
The Havanese Club of America (HCA) - The national breed organization for Havanese fanciers
The Havanese Club of Southern California - A local club affiliated with HCA
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals - A database of information concerning orthopedic and genetic diseases of animals.
CERF - Canine Eye Registration Foundation (including a list of clinics and specialists who do CERF testing)
American Kennel Club
Jack Bradshaw Dog Shows - Superintendents of dog shows in California and Arizona. Lists dog show locations and dates.
Havanese Rescue, Inc. - Changing lives, one Havanese at a time!
A website with helpful information for breeders of all dog breeds.
Havanese Hotline - The quarterly publication of the HCA, full of information, photos, and advice
Whole-Dog-Journal. com - A natural guide to dog care and training
Great Products for Dog Lovers:
Blue Sky Designs Washable Potty Pads - These are absolutely THE BEST potty pads for training Havanese youngsters! Pups can't shred them and they go into the washer and dryer. Great price, too!
Paws Creations Water Bottle Stand - This beautifully crafted water bottle stand will keep your puppy's face dry and cut down on chin staining. You will be impressed with the beauty and quality of this stand. I highly recommend it!
Chris Christensen Grooming Products - Shampoos, conditioners, and my favorite pin brushes
Mighty Pets - Attractive wicker crates, great pet strollers, many other pet products at reasonable prices.
Dog.com - For all your pet care needs at fairly reasonable prices.
J-B Wholesale Pet Supply - For all your pet care needs at fairly reasonable prices.
In The Company Of Dogs - Gifts and gear for dogs & the people who share their lives. Check out their doggie gates. They also offer some interesting products for dogs who don't have access to an outside area for "going potty."
SmartPak Canine - Products for your dog's health and safety. Nice dog beds and wooden gates.
Poochie Bells - An alternative to the doggy door!
Greyhound Brushes and Combs - Good for your dog's coat
Dog Safety Ramp for Pools - If you have a pool, you need to get one of these for your dog!
Dog Training / Behavioral Links:
Wonder Puppy - Dog Humor and training information
Diamonds in the Rough - Great articles on puppy/dog training, dogs and kids, and common behavioral issues
Nothing in Life is Free - dog training approach
Rally Obedience - a sport to enjoy with your Havanese
Canine Good Citizen Program
Other Helpful Links:
Choosing a Veterinarian - a helpful guide
Dr. Jean Dodd's Vaccination Schedule - a conservative vaccine protocol to discuss with your vet
Dog Poisoning Links - Foods That Fido Should Avoid, National Animal Poison Control Center,
Pet Web Library - Many articles on dog illnesses and health problems
Flea Control for Dogs - General Information, Diatimaceous Earth
Nature's Farmacy West - Source for natural remedies and probiotics
CPR for Dogs - This printable brochure may save your dog's life.
Is It An Emergency? - These conditions require immediate attention. Go to the vet!
High Quality Dog Foods
California Natural Dog Food - A high quality kibble with few ingredients. A good choice if your dog has allergies.
Go! Natural Dog Food by Petcurean - This is the food my dogs eat and do very well on. I highly recommend it.
Why Microchip? A true life story
Growing Old With Dogs - Watch this if your dog is your best friend!
AKC Beginner's Guide to Dog Shows
If you are thinking about breeding your Havanese, read:
Being A Responsible Dog Breeder