The Havapoo is a hybrid between the Havanese and the Poodle. Erroneous Alias: Poovanese Country of Origin: Havapoos originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Havapoo is a great family companion.Breed Characteristics: Havapoos tend to be friendly, outgoing, playful, affectionate and intelligant. The Havapoo is a highly intelligent dog that is easily trained and takes well to positive reinforcement. Due to the Havapoos physical abilities and intelligence some Havapoos have made great agility and obedience trail dogs. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Havapoo is 10 - 13 years.