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The Cairnese usually comes in a sand-like color. They are good with children if socialized from birth.

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This hybrid is a mix of the Cairn Terrier and Havanese. He will be a small dog. You may observe a stubborn nature with the Cairnese. He inherits this from the Cairn Terrier parent. However he is an intelligent canine companion with a moderate energy level.

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8-13 inches
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10-20 pounds
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General Health

Breeders of designer dogs attempt to breed health issues out, however displasia has been noted in the parent breed.

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The Cairn Terrier was known as a earth dog due to the fact he would hunt under ground for vermin. The Havanese has Bichon Frise ancestors. It was populated in Cuba in the 1500s where it eventually nearly met its extinction.. They were popular companions of Aristocrats and became recognized by Europeans.

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Regular brushing and dematting will be a requirement of this hybrid. Clean the ears with a special solution designed for this purpose. Dental hygiene is important as well.

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Ideal Environment

The Cairnese is sensitive and does not like to be left on his own. You will want to keep him mentally stimulated to avoid digging and destructive behavior.

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