Canaan Dog Information

Canaan DogIf you want an ancient, exotic dog no one else in your town is likely to have, the Canaan dog is for you. Amazingly, the Canaan dog dates back to Biblical times, from the Land of Canaan, around 2,000 B.C. It is currently the national breed of Israel.

This breed has exceptional athleticism and agility. But with his strong personality, the Canaan Dog needs a strong leader. When trained properly, he is an exceptional pet. Undertrained dogs can bark frequently and be slightly aggressive in nature, so it’s best to commit time to his teachings when he is a young.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 7in - 2ft 0in     Weight: 35-55lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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