The Havamalt is a hybrid between the Havanese and the Maltese. Country of Origin: Havamalts originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Havamalt is a great companion for older children and adults.Breed Characteristics: Your typical Havamalt is sweet in nature and posses an out-going and lively personality. The Havamalt is a designer breed that enjoys spending time with its family. Havamalt adults and Havamalt puppies are intelligent, playful and curious. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Havamalt is 10 - 13 years.