Havanese Pomeranian Mix

Havanese Pomeranian Mix

These days, there are more options than ever when you are looking for a dog to bring home for your family. This is, in part, due to the emergence of the many hybrid breeds that are created by breeding two different parent breeds.

The Havanese dog is a popular choice of parent breed for hybrids because it is currently one of the more popular dog breeds in North America.

One of these hybrid breeds is the Havanese pomeranian mix. Read on to learn more about the Havanese Pomeranian mix, including the history of this hybrid breed and some of its physical and personality traits.

What Is a Havanese Pomeranian Mix Called?

A Havanese pomeranian mix is, of course, a breed of dog that is a mix of two breeds– there is one parent who is a Havanese, and one parent who is a pomeranian. It does not matter which parent is which breed.

If the mother is the Havanese or the pomeranian, this is still a Havanese pomeranian mix. The same applies to the breed of the father! The Havanese pomeranian mix does have another name as well– it is known as an Ewokian breed or Ewokian dog, named for its resemblance to Ewoks from Star Wars.

If you are not familiar with them, these are cute, fuzzy characters that look like a teddy bear or a cuddly puppy. 

Ewokian Breed History

As the Ewokian dog is a hybrid, it does not have a long or involved history for us to look at. However, its parent breeds do have their own unique histories. The Havanese, for example, were popular in Cuba.

They were bred from Bichon breed dogs, which were brought over to Cuba by Spanish settlers. The Havanese breed became popular with aristocrats and the wealthy in Cuba, as well as in Europe when traders began to bring them out of Cuba.

After the Cuban Revolution, when some Cuban families escaped to the states with their pets, the breed also gained in popularity in North America. It was then recognized by the American Kennel Club. These days, the Havanese is the 24th most popular breed in the United States, according to the AKC.

The pomeranian, on the other hand, has a different history from the Havanese. It is a toy breed as well and comes from the Spitz dog family. It was developed on the shore of the Baltic Sea in between Poland and Germany, in a province called Pomerania.

Of course, this is where the name of the breed comes from. Pomeranians were larger at first than they are today, but after more breeding, they became a toy breed. In the late 19th century, the breed was brought to America and was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1909. 

Ewokian Breed Appearance

The Ewokian breed can look more like its Havanese or its pomeranian parent, but most often, is a blend of the two. This simply depends on the traits that are passed down to the litter of puppies.

Take a look at the following roundup of traits that you may see in a Havanese pomeranian mix. 

Size 

The Havanese pomeranian mix is a mix of two toy breeds. This hybrid is also considered to be a toy breed. For this reason, they do not grow to be too large, nor do they grow to be very heavy.

The Ewokian breed averages between 5 to 10 pounds for both male and females of the breed.

When it comes to the height of the Ewokian– both male and female– they range from between 7 and 11 inches tall, on average. Of course, it is possible for an Ewokian to be bigger or smaller than this, but these are the breed standards. 

Coat

The Ewokian dog has a long coat that requires very regular maintenance. This conclusion makes sense, of course, when you look at the coats of both parent breeds for this particular hybrid. They typically resemble the Havanese more closely, and they have a mostly straight coat, texture-wise.

The coat of an Ewokian dog is also very dense, which makes sense because Pomeranians do usually have very dense coats as well. If your Havanese pomeranian mix more closely resembles its pomeranian parent, there will be more shedding to expect than if the dog resembles its Havanese parent more. 

Coloring

The Havanese pomeranian mix is a hybrid that can come in many different colors. It can either come in one of the following colors, or mixes of more than one coat color.

Ewokian dogs also have brown eyes and black noses. Ewokian dogs may come in colors such as silver, pied, white, black, gray, brown, cream, fawn, brindle, or sable. Their hair is also long and silky, like a Havanese. Unlike some other breeds of dogs, it is not common to see them with other eye colors, such as blue. 

Ewokian Breed Personality

The Ewokian breed is eager to please and can be considered to be a velcro dog, as many toy breeds are. This is because it– and its parent breeds, too– are considered to be companion dogs.

They are energetic and like to be involved in everything, and are affectionate with family members, so they can be a good family dogs. Ewokian dogs are also fairly easy to train, which they get from their Havanese parentage especially. This is because they are intelligent, but as mentioned previously, this breed is also eager to please. 

Ewokian Breed Maintenance

The Ewokian dog is considered to be hypoallergenic. However, they do still have dander from their pomeranian parentage. For an Ewokian dog, you will need to brush its coat every day so that you can avoid tangles or mats.

It is also important that you brush their teeth a few times a week so that you can avoid any sort of disease or other dental issues. Another thing to be aware of is the hair around your dog’s ears– it is fairly long, so it will be important for you to clean their ears regularly. 

When it comes to physical exercise and mental maintenance, an Ewokian has an average or medium energy level. For this reason, they will only need a moderate amount of exercise– they are also a toy breed, so will not need the same amount of exercise as a larger breed might. An hour of exercise per day should be more than enough for an Ewokian dog.

Walking your pup about a mile a day will keep them physically stimulated as well. It is important to keep your Havanese pomeranian mix both mentally and physically stimulated so that they do not develop any rebellious or destructive tendencies. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How big do Havanese Pomeranians get?

Havanese pomeranian mixes otherwise referred to as Ewokian dogs, are considered toy breeds and can be good for apartments, as they do not get very big. This breed typically grows to be between 7 and 12 inches tall.

For weight, Havanese pomeranian breeds average between 5 to 12 pounds. Both parent breeds are small dogs, so the hybrid of the two does not grow to be too large. 

What 2 dogs make a Havanese?

The Havanese is a purebred dog and is recognized by the American Kennel Club– it is not a hybrid or a designer dog. That being said, this breed did originate from the crossbreeding of other breeds of dogs in Cuba.

The Blanqito is one of the dogs that was bred to create the Havanese, and it was often bred with other Bichon dogs such as the poodle. Sometimes, the Havanese is referred to as the Havana Silk Dog. It became very popular in Cuba before being brought over to the states and then became popular in North America, too. 

What is the best mix for Havanese?

Havanese dogs can be mixed with other breeds to create hybrid dogs. There are many different mixes that are becoming popular. However, the hybrid breed that is the best is going to depend upon factors that are individual to the person who is looking for a pet– such as their lifestyle and the traits they are looking for in a pet.

Some of the popular Havanese mix breeds, or hybrids, include the Havashire– a mix of the Havanese and Yorkshire terrier– and the Puganese– a mix between the Havanese and the pug.

Is a Havanese a good family dog?

If you are looking for a new dog, you will have certain considerations that you want to think about. For instance, if you have children, you will probably want to make sure that the breed you choose is a good family dog. The Havanese is one breed of dog that does very well in a family setting and can be considered a family dog.

They are, in fact, known for getting along well with both children and other pets that you may already have in your home. Plus, they have a gentle demeanour and a playful personality!

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