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Canaan Dog Info

Canaan Dog Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 19-24" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-6 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 35-55 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Canaan Dog is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 35 lbs that can reach 55 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Canaan Dog breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Canaan Dog should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 6 puppies.

Canaan Dog Breed Characteristics

Group Herding Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog yes
Origin Israel Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements monthly
Barks Dangerous no

Canaan Dog Temperament

natural protective instinct and devoted to watching over children and other pets, very attached to their owners, highly trainable, dependable, obedient, highly territorial

Health Problems

healthy dog breed, free of hereditary diseases with excellent hips

Canaan Dog Coat

Canaan Dog Dog Colors

White with a mask and black or brown markings, or solid in varying shades of brown or black with white trim on chest or feet

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