The Canaan Dog Club of America
The CDCA is a non-profit organization whose primary objective is
to encourage and promote the breeding of pure-bred Canaan Dogs and to do all
possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection. The CDCA was
formed in 1965 with the arrival of the first four Canaan Dogs to the United
Are you thinking about getting a Canaan Dog?
If so, first read our CDCA information package, which contains
valuable information on the Canaan Dog. We hope it will answer most, if not
all, of the questions you may have regarding Canaan Dogs. You may also want to
read two helpful articles, one which covers What a breeder can do, what a breeder shouldn't do, and what a
buyer should do, and another about puppy
buyer etiquette. Then, get the FAQs: read our Answers to
Frequently Asked Questions about the Canaan Dog. When your questions have
been answered, you can find a breeder, or find a
Canaan Dog that needs a new home through the Canaan Dog Rescue
What is it like Living With a Senior Canaan Dog?
Carrie Franz-Cabrera wrote a column for the AKC Gazette telling us all
about her experiences.
What chilling effect is the “animal rights” movement having on
purebred dogs? It's “A Gathering Storm”.
The relationship between veterinarians and breeders is obviously crucial and
is under pressure from rescue groups, animal rights activism, and a general
anti-breeding, anti-purebred attitude. This article, “Vets vs. Breeders: Partners or Enemies?”, includes
interviews with veterinarians and others who promote good breeding and the
value of purebred dogs and urge clubs and fanciers to do the same.