The Israel Canaan Dog, by Myrna Shiboleth, international judge and a leading breeder of Canaan Dogs in Israel and the world. This is the third and completely revised and comprehensive edition of the definitive book on one of the rare and fascinating primitive breeds of the world. 192 pages in FULL COLOUR, with comprehensive information on the breed, from the earliest years of … [Read more...] about Israel Canaan Dog by Myrna Shiboleth
Check out this great video on the Canaan Dog by Animal Planet. The lady playing with the puppies 2:55 minutes into the video is BCDS member Myrna Shiboleth of the Shaar Hagai Kennels in Israel. … [Read more...] about Canaan Dog Video
People who are not over familiar with the Canaan Dog can often mistake another breed or cross-breed for one. We have therefore devised this little quiz to test YOUR knowledge! Which of the following dogs are really Canaan Dogs? Click on the photo to see if you were right! HINT: There are 8 Canaan Dogs to be found! … [Read more...] about Will the REAL Canaan Dog please stand up?
Written by Jill Terry, this article first appeared in the British Canaan Dog Society's newsletter, issue 2, December 2004. All photos can be enlarged by clicking on them. Have you ever wondered how your dog came to be the colour he is? This article will hopefully explain just how colours are inherited and why there is such a wide range of colours in the Canaan Dog. If there … [Read more...] about Canaan Dog Colours – Genetics
The kennel club has launched a pilot scheme which could enhance genetic diversity. The scheme will mean purebred unregistered dogs can be registered on the Breed Register but only on a case by case basis. Under the new scheme any new dog admitted to the register will have three asterisks next to its name to identify the fact that there is unknown or unregistered ancestry … [Read more...] about Kennel Club unveils a pilot scheme for the registration of dogs with unverified parentage.
All dog owners and breeders who wish to participate in the Kennel Club/BVA Canine Health Schemes (CHS) for eye disease and hip and elbow dysplasia will be required to have their dogs permanently identified from January 2010 with either a microchip or tattoo. More details are available from http://www.bva.co.uk/ … [Read more...] about Eye, hip and elbow screening now requires permanent identification
On the 22nd of November 2010 the Kennel Club announced that from 2012 it will register no more than four litters from any one bitch under normal circumstances. This was due to concerns that the current legal limit of six litters, enshrined in the Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999, can be potentially detrimental to a bitch’s welfare. The General Committee made the … [Read more...] about Kennel Club Limits The Number of Litters For Bitches
The Canaan Dog comes in a wide variety of colours and patterns, jet black to snow white and lots of colours and shades in between are acceptable. Here we show the most commonly occuring colours and patterns along with the undesirable colours and coat types. Black White Black and White Black and White with Ticking Red Red and White Sand Cream and … [Read more...] about Canaan Dog Colours
The Canaan dog does not have a heavy long coat so does not require as much grooming as some other breeds. But the breed does have a double coat, this is a coat with harsh longer outer hairs which offer protection from the elements combined with a soft shorter undercoat which is shed twice a year. A quick brush a couple of times a week will keep your Canaans coat in great … [Read more...] about Grooming your Canaan Dog
In January 2010 the Kennel Club updated it's rules governing the Accredited Breeder Scheme so that breeders of non-CC breeds can now have a stud book accolade on their listing. Accredited Breeders can now claim the Stud Book Accolade if they have bred three dogs of a non-CC breed which have each won Best of Breed in breed classes and/or Imported Register classes at three … [Read more...] about Accredited breeders now qualify for stud book accolade in rare breeds
The Canaan Dog is a pariah (free-living) dog found in Israel and its surrounding area. Nobody really knows the exact truth about their origins. Some say that he is an originally domesticated dog turned feral, while others believe they may in fact be a separate species to the wolf and domestic breeds of today. The reality is that there is no evidence to prove, or disprove, … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Questions
Veterinarians use a wide variety of tests to certify good health or indicate the presence of infection or disease. A Complete Blood Count or Full Blood Count shows the number and type of cells in the dog's blood. This standard test can identify conditions like anaemia and leukaemia, as well as diagnosing many infections. A Serum Chemistry Profile includes a variety of … [Read more...] about Understanding Laboratory Tests