Canaan Dog
'Kelev K'naani'

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Names
Canaan Dog
'Kelev K'naani'
'Kaleb Kanaani'
'Kaleb Canaan'

Origin
Israel, Antiquity

Use
Companian, Livestock, Tracking, Herding, Search & Rescue

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age

Weight & Height
35 to 55 pounds & 19 to 24 inches tall

Known Health Problems
This is a fairly healthy breed but may be some cases of hip dysplasia

Physical Description
Medium to large, strong and squarly built. The head is wedge shaped and the skull is broad and equal in length to the muzzle. The eyes are almond shaped and dark in color. The nose is black adn the ears are short, naturally prick and set far apart. The tail is thick and bushing being curled over the back.

Temperament
Usually a one person dog. The is not the best dog to have with small children or other pets. This dog is wary of strangers and can show aggression

Training
Does well with obedience training

Living Conditions
This breed will adapt to city/aprtment living if exercised properly

Grooming
Brush about once a week

Exercise
Vigourous daily exercise needed

Coat Texture
Double coated with profuse, soft undercoat and straight, harsh outer coat.

Coat Colors
Any of the following colors, with or without white

White

Sandy

Brown

Red

Liver

Black

White

Sandy

Brown

Red

Liver

Black


Puppies
4-6 puppies are usually born per litter. Puppies should be socialized early.

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club

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Breeders

Canaan Dog Breeders

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Curreny none listed

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