The Canaan Dog comes in a wide variety of colours and patterns, from 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 and White
Black and White with Ticking
Red and White
Cream and White
Undesirable Coat Types and Colours
Below are colours, patterns and coat types that occasionally occur in the Canaan Dog but are considered undesirable.
A long outer coat, with or without an undercoat.
A short flat single coat as seen in this Labrador
Three distinct areas of colour, there may be more or less tan areas than seen in this Beagle puppy
Brindle or striped coat as seen in this Boxer.
Grey colouration as seen in this Husky.
Black & Tan
The classic black & tan colouration as in this German Shepherd
Liver, or brown colour, always with a brown coloured nose.