The Canaan dog is a breed of pariah dog recognized as Israel’s national breed. It may have existed in the eastern Mediterranean seaboard for millennia, as referenced in ancient carvings and drawings. There are 2,000 to 3,000 Canaan dogs across the world, mostly in Europe and North America.
- Hypoallergenic: No
- Life span: 12 to 15 years
- Temperament: Intelligent, Alert, Devoted, Quick, Cautious, Vigilant
- Colors: Liver, Black, Cream, Red, Tan, Golden
- Height: Female: 19–23 inches (48–58 cm), Male: 20–24 inches (51–61 cm)
- Weight: Female: 35.1–45 lbs (15.9–20.4 kg), Male: 45–54.9 lbs (20.4–24.9 kg)