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Club Spotlight: Canaan Dog Club of America

(Monday, August 11, 2014)

In celebration of their 2014 Annual Meetings and National Show, members of the Canaan Dog Club of America, Inc. (CDCA, Inc.) raised enough money to outfit the first responders of the North Branch Police Department with SEVEN sets of Pet Oxygen Masks. This was the fourth annual donation to support Fire Departments and/or first responders in the cities where the club holds their Annual Meetings and brings the total number of pet oxygen mask kits donated to 22. Chief of Police Dan Meyer came to the CDCA, Inc.’s Awards Banquet on Saturday, June 21st to accept the donation. The donation of the Pet Oxygen Mask kits means that the first responders of the North Branch police department can provide better care to the community.

These specially-designed animal masks can be used both on conscious pets that have suffered from smoke inhalation and pets that need to be resuscitated after losing consciousness from exposure to the dangerous toxic fumes. Each kit allows rescue workers to help animals as small as birds and pockets pets up to large dogs.

The Canaan Dog Club of America, Inc. is the American Kennel Club’s parent club for the Canaan Dog breed. Canaan Dogs are one of the most ancient breeds in the world but are still relatively unknown in the United States. Canaan Dogs are herding and flock sentry dogs originating in the "Land of Canaan" (now Israel). For more information, please visit the CDCA, Inc. at www.CDCA.org.


Canaan Dog Club of America, Inc. President Amanda Pough presents North Branch MN Chief of Police Dan Meyer with a certificate celebrating the CDCA, Inc.’s donation of 7 pet oxygen mask kits.