At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 55 lbs.

Height: 19" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

Canaan Dog

Also know as: Kalef K'naani, Kelev Cana'ani

Group: Herding

Origin: Israel

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Herding

History and Facts: Originally bred from ancient wild dogs (dating back over 4,000 years) in the 1930s to guard and herd sheep.

Temperament / Behavior
Territorial, devoted and intelligent.

Breed-Related Health Concerns

Special Needs
Exercise: The Canaan Dog requires daily brisk exercise and room to roam

Grooming: The Canaan Dog needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


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