One of the AKC’s oldest breeds, the Canaan Dog is the national dog of Israel. This quick, medium-sized pasture dog is docile with family, aloof with strangers. The ever-alert Canaan is a vocal and persistent guardian of flock and home.
Breed Standard Pictures
These images best represent the standard of the Canaan Dog
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