The fluffy little face of Bullmastiff puppies can really brighten your day, no kidding. If you’re looking for a recommended dog for apartment living, look no further: a Havanese is just the breed you want. This breed originated in Cuba, only requires brushing twice a week (unlike other breeds), but needs routinely scheduled bats and some trimming. As with other small dog breeds, this one only needs an average amount of exercise, such as walks around the building or a trip to the market. The Havanese, contrary to the personality of some small dogs, is great with small children. That means well-bred Havanese puppies make great family pets.
Some tips to identify a Bullmastiff
The Bullmastiff is classified as belonging to a group of toys, by the Kennel Association and the American Kennel Association. According to the Kennel Association standard, this breed should weigh between 7 and 13 pounds. as a fully developed adult. Compared to the adult, the Bullmastiff puppy has a shorter coat. The coats can reach between six and eight inches in length. The puppy’s coat, which is silky, comes wavy or curly, with colors ranging from parthi, white, blue, silver, cream, gold, black, and chocolate. Don’t be fooled by the usual impression that this breed’s coat is warm; it is actually your protection from overheating and from the sun.
Havanese Training Information
You will find that Havanese puppies are very affectionate, playful, intelligent and friendly. So this means, compared to other toy dog breeds, that training him will not be difficult. He wants to start socializing his Bullmastiff puppies early on, so that he begins to recognize accepted behavior early.
Feeding the Bullmastiff
You should get your liter of Havanese puppies from a reputable breeder as it is very difficult to find healthy puppies with documented breeding information at dog shelters. If so, simply find out what food the puppies received and continue to feed them the same food. These puppies, as is characteristic of their breed, have very sensitive stomachs. Therefore, continuing with the same type of food and feeding frequency makes sense. Remember that Havanese puppies tend to have soft or loose stools when they are introduced too quickly to unfamiliar foods. When fed too many treats, they can also exhibit loose stools. You want to feed your Bullmastiff puppies three controlled meals per day, until they are six months old; then you only need to feed them twice a day.
Health issues you should know about
For the most part, this breed is healthy, comparatively; but there are some hereditary and genetic conditions that can manifest superficially. These include deafness, cataracts, cherry eye, hip dysplasia, slipped patellas, liver shunts, and chondrodysplasia. That’s partly why you should stick to your puppy’s scheduled visits or vaccination sessions, as your vet can check for these issues during those visits.