What's New?

2017

July 16:
The Preferred Judge List for Supported Entries has been updated as of July 2017.
January 7:
New information is available for the 2017 CDCA National Specialty.

2016

April 9:
The application for hosting a National or Regional Specialty or a Supported Entry has been updated. Apply today!
February 15:
More information about the 2016 National Specialty is now available.
February 13:
A feasibility study will be performed regarding the creation of a U.S. domestic registry for desert bred Canaan Dogs and their offspring. Find out more and volunteer to help.

2015

November 17:
CDCA Top Performance Awards requirements have been updated.
November 8:
A great time was had by all at the 2015 National Specialty! Congratulations to the winners and big thanks to the show chairs and helpers!
October 13:
The premiums for the 2015 National Specialty, the associated Canyon Cluster, and the Barn Hunt are now available.
September 12:
Information and requirements for the CDCA Versatility Programs have been updated.
August 1:
The new Board of Directors has been sworn in.

2014

December 14:
Year:
The Memorial and Top Dogs Slideshows for 2011 and 2012 are available for sale for $5 per DVD, free shipping. Proceeds from this year's sale will go to the Donor Advised Fund for Canaan Dogs at CHF (Canine Health Foundation). In the future, proceeds will rotate to various CDCA committees.
April 29:
The premium for the Canaan Dog Club of America National Specialty weekend is up.
The Herding Evaluation Form has been updated.
March 16:
The Canaan Dog Club of America, Inc. is pleased to announce a major donation to the Institute of Canine Biology for their Canaan Dog Population Genetics Analysis Project. We hope this large donation will help "jump start" this project and inspire other Canaan Dog clubs and fanciers to contribute as well. In addition, the club is helping researcher Carol Beuchat, PhD, collect and prepare pedigree information for this project. (Read the press release.)
March 1:
More details on the 2014 National Specialty are now available.
February 26:
AKC all-breed Agility trials will be held May 8-11, 2014, indoors on dirt at T. Ed Garrison Arena at Clemson University in Pendleton, South Carolina. Judges: Bonnie McDonald and Kellie Verrelli. All levels STD & JWW offered ALL 4 days! FAST offered on Thursday & Friday. T2B offered on Saturday & Sunday. Premiums can also be downloaded from www.GoneDogginAgility.com.

2013

December 16:
The CDCA will hold its 2014 National Specialty Show on June 18-23, in North Branch, Minnesota. We hope you can join us!
September 12:
The premium for the 2013 National Specialty is now available.
September 4:
The Premium List is now available for the AKC All Breed Agility Trial to be held on November 29-December 1 in Pendleton, South Carolina.
May 25:
2013 National Specialty herding instinct test pre-entry form is now available.
March 17:
The CDCA will be holding an AKC All Breed Agility Trial, in Pendleton, South Carolina, May 9-12, 2013. Trial Secretary: Laurene Galgano, GoneDoggin' Agility. Judges: Abbie Hanson, Dan Selthofer, Lisa Selthofer, Karen Wlodarski. The Premium List is now available.
January 27:
WKC streaming video goes live and complete for breed judging at its 137th annual show Just like being there in person! For the first time ever, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will produce live coverage of the breed judging for all 187 breeds and varieties via streaming video on its website (www.westminsterkennelclub.org). This coverage will include all of the judging in each of the breeds and varieties, held during the day on Monday and Tuesday, February 11-12.

2012

May 28:
The premium list for the 2012 National Specialty is now available.
May 11:
New committee chairs have been announced.
May 8:
New information is now available for the 2012 CDCA National Specialty, including the herding test entry form, advertising information form, and the banquet reservation form.
March 29:
The CDCA is sponsoring three AKC All Breed Agility Trials, on May 11-13, 2012, in Pendleton, South Carolina. Trial Secretary: Laurene Galgano, GoneDoggin' Agility. Judges: Christie Bowers, Chris Dewey.

2011

December 17:
The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) nominated the Canaan Kibitzer for a 2011 Regular Writing Competition Award, Club Publications: National, Category 2: Club: Newsletter Format. The Kib is a club publication — driven by your submissions — so this is an honor to all. Special thanks to Bryna Comsky who brought us to the attention of DWAA.
November 8:
An updated annual membership renewal form is now available. Membership renewals are due by January 1, 2011.
August 13:
Full results have been posted for the 2011 National Specialty.
May 20:
The judging program for the 2011 CDCA National Specialty is now available.
March 22:
It's time for the 2010 Member Of The Year (MOTY) and Dog Of The Year (DOTY) nominations.
March 15:
The premium list for the 2011 CDCA Regional Specialty is now available.
February 5:
Details are available for the 4th CDCA Regional Specialty to be held in Waterloo, Iowa, on April 22.

2010

September 22:
The premium and entry form is now available for the November 26-28, 2010, CDCA-sponsored AKC All Breed Agility Trial
August 24:
The 2nd Annual stand alone Meet The Breeds will be held in New York City October 16 & 17. AKC, in conjunction with the Cat Fanciers Association and lots of other groups and companies, is hosting this huge event. Last year over 36000 people attended and this year the organizers are hoping for more!
May 5:
The Breeders' List has been brought up to date.
May 4:
The Meet and Greet List and accompanying application form have been updated.
April 20:
The premium list for the 2010 CDCA National Specialty is now available.
April 10:
On November 26-28, 2010, The CDCA is sponsoring an AKC All Breed Agility Trial at the T. Ed Garrison Arena, Pendleton, South Carolina (near Clemson). Indoors on dirt; judges are Pam Cumming & Dan Faulkner; Trial secretary is Peggy Franklin.
March 20:
It's time for the 2009 Member Of The Year (MOTY) and Dog Of The Year (DOTY) nominations. Deadline: April 15, 2010.
March 4:
The premium list for the 2010 Regional Specialty Show is now available. The show will be held on Friday, April 23, 2010, at the National Cattle Congress Grounds in Waterloo, Iowa, and will be hosted by the Midwest Canaan Dog Club. Don't forget to enter the Waterloo Kennel Club shows on April 24 and 25!

2009

December 21:
The Canaan Dog Club of America has been able to secure a second date at Clemson. Mark your calendars for May 7-9, 2010 for the next agility trial!
December 7:
Updated new membership application and annual membership renewal forms are now available. Membership renewals are due by January 1, 2010.
December 6:
The 2011 CDCA National Specialty will be held June 3, 2011, in Longmont, Colorado. Cathey Dunn is the Show Chair.
November 13:
The 2010 CDCA National Specialty will be held June 18, 2010, at the Miami County Fairgrounds, in Troy, Ohio.
October 18:
The Cafe Press CDCA Store features Canaan Dog Club of America logo items. All proceeds go directly to the Canaan Dog Club of America.
September 8:
The trial premium for the November 28-29, 2009, AKC All Breed Agility Trial is now available.
July 14:
The CDCA Top Dog awards form (achievement score form) has been updated.
June 13:
The CDCA needs you! Donna Dodson, our long time AKC Gazette columnist, is looking to hang up her keyboard and the CDCA Board is looking for someone to take over this important duty. If you are interested in helping represent CDs and the CDCA to the AKC and the greater dog world, the BOD wants to hear from you!
June 12:
New AKC All Breed Agility Trial sponsored by the CDCA. Thanksgiving weekend, November 28-29, 2009. T. Ed Garrison Arena, Pendleton, SC (near Clemson). Indoors on dirt. Standard, JWW & FAST. 2 days, 2 rings, 2 judges: Nancy Davis & Terri Campbell.
May 11:
The 2008 Dog Of The Year is Ch. Jealou's Ebony Max O'Mad River, CDCA-HCX, and the 2008 Member Of The Year is a three-way tie between Norma Bennett Woolf, Joan Capaiu Greene, and Amanda Pough.
March 12:
The premium list for the 2009 National Specialty is now on-line through the superintendent, Roy Jones.
February 22:
New photos in the Gallery.
February 14:
More information on the 2009 CDCA National Specialty is now available.

2008

December 27:
Some information on the 2009 CDCA National Specialty is now available.
December 13:
The winner of the pet portrait raffle is Cheryl Kent!
October 9:
Results from the 2008 National Specialty have been posted.
September 6:
As of July 31, 2008, the Canaan Dog Club of America has 17 members declared for the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program.
July 25:
CDCA 2008 Specialty Deadlines and Reminders are now available as a PDF download.
July 1:
There will be four days of agility trials on the same weekend and in the same location as the 2008 Specialty.
June 10:
Camping reservation, Agility judge, Breed Show judge, and Trophy fund information for the 2008 National Specialty is now available.
June 3:
The Specialty Committee for the 2008 Canaan Dog Club of America invites you to shop to support the club and the specialty!
April 10:
Further details on the 2008 CDCA Regional Specialty are now available.
March 9:
To recognize the achievements of performance Canaan Dogs and their owner/handler, the Canaan Dog Club of America has implemented seven new annual performance awards, effective January 1, 2008.
January 24:
The 2008 CDCA Regional Specialty will be hosted by the MidWest Canaan Dog Club, the evening of Saturday, May 3rd, in Jefferson, WI; the Sweepstakes competition will take place at the All Breed show that same day.
January 23:
Attention Members: Make your suggestions for judges for the 2009 CDCA National Specialty!
January 8:
New Rally Excellent Title! HaTikva Cherrysh Taavi Dream, RE, CGC, HC. Owner: Risa Baumrind.

2007

October 15:
Attention Members: Membership renewals are due by January 1 for the 2008 year.
September 13:
A detailed information packet for the 2008 National Specialty is now available.
August 29:
The events schedule for the National Specialty has been updated.
August 26:
The judging program for the 2007 CDCA National Specialty is now available.
August 2:
The Canaan Dog Rescue Network has announced the 2008 CDRN Calendar Contest. Enter today!
June 27:
The deadline for catalog ads for the 2007 CDCA National Specialty has been extended to July 30.
June 15:
The premium list for the 2007 CDCA National Specialty is now available.
May 16:
The membership application form has been updated for 2007. Get yours today!
March 30:
The first CDCA Regional Specialty Show will be held on Saturday, May 5, in Jefferson, Wisconsin (near Madison).
January 12:
If you are renewing your membership or applying for new membership, please make sure you use the correct address from the form (the latest issue of the Kibitzer contained an incorrect address).
January 1:
New AX/AXJ Canaan Dog: Sally Armstrong-Barnhardt's “Echo” earned her excellent agility titles and is now known as Jealou Echo Echo I Herd Ewe AHBA-HCT, NADAC-NAC, AKC-CGC, NA, NAJ, OA, OAJ, AX, AXJ. Echo was bred by Carol O'Bryan. Echo's son “Bob” is also now competing in excellent. Bob is CH. Cando Bobesox N Saddleshoes OA, OAJ and was bred by Sally.

2006

November 21:
Eileen Jaffe's Canaan Dog “Oz” is the first Canaan Dog to earn the Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) title by qualifying in both rally advanced and rally excellent in ten different trials. Oz is now known as Velikaya's Halom haMidbar RAE CGC and was bred by Isabella Zirri.
November 8:
An updated Canaan Dog Health Survey is now available in electronic form (pdf).
Friday, October 13:
The 2007 CDCA National Specialty will be held September 7, 2007, in Owensville, Ohio (outside Cincinnati), and will be chaired by Denise Gordon. The 2008 CDCA National Specialty will be held September 25, 2008, in upstate New York, in the Finger Lakes region, and will be chaired by Amanda Pough.
September 3:
Find out more about the Meet and Greet List.
July 5:
The Versatility Program has been streamlined and simplified.
May 15:
Announcing the 2nd Annual Canaan Dog Rescue Network Calendar Photo Contest. Enter today!
May 2:
The Herding Certification Program page and the Herding Instinct Evaluation Form have been updated.
April 4:
Specialty clothing is now available, place your order by April 12 to pick up at the Specialty, place your order by May 31 for home delivery.
March 23:
The Premium Lists for the 2006 CDCA National Specialty and associated shows are now available.
March 20:
Information and reservation form for the Specialty Awards Banquet are now available.
January 19:
Hotel information for the 2006 National Specialty is now available.

2005

November 27:
The Gallery has been updated.
October 20:
New forms are now available; see the CDCA Forms page for more information.
October 15:
Tom Woolf took some lovely photographs at the 2005 CDCA National Specialty.
September 22:
The 2004 Dog Of The Year is Ch. DaySpring Beraiah Ha'Aretz. The 2004 Member Of The Year is Jennie Larkin.
September 18:
Ch Jealou's Got Milk O'madriver, “Emmitt”, went Best In Show at the Rochester Kennel Club show on Sunday, September 18! It was the first time a Canaan Dog has ever gone Best In Show in an AKC-sponsored conformation show in the U.S.A.
September 5:
The 2006 Canaan Dog Rescue Network Calendar Winners have been announced. Order your calendar today!
August 11:
Deadlines are looming for the 2005 CDCA National Specialty.
August 10:
The new CDCA Board of Directors has been announced.
July 29:
Raiah (Ch. DaySpring Beraiah Ha'Aretz, CD, RN, CGC, CDCA HC, CDCA ROM) has been awarded the 2005 American Kennel Club ACE Award for Exemplary Companion Dog.
July 7:
A herding instinct test will be held at the National Specialty. Download the entry form and send it in.
June 28:
If you were thinking of doing an ad for the 2005 CDCA National Specialty catalog, the deadline is July 20th. Download the Advertiser's Order Form today!
April 29:
The membership renewal form is available for download.
March 24:
The Animal Personality Institute (Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin) is beginning a new line of studies examining personality in the domestic dog, and we need your help! Please visit the website for more information on how you and your dog can participate in this exciting research.
March 17:
Hotel information and more is now available for the 2005 National Specialty. Reserve your room today!
March 9:
There are still openings for the CDCA 2nd Annual AKC Agility Trial.
February 1:
The premium list is now available for the CDCA 2nd Annual AKC Agility Trial.

2004

December 9:
A list of Canaan Dogs earning titles in AKC performance events has been added.
December 2:
Full event results for the 2004 CDCA National Specialty are available from the AKC.
November 1:
The next major event for the CDCA is the 2nd Annual AKC Agility Trial in Northern Virginia next spring.
October 27:
Results for the 2004 National Specialty are now available.
October 26:
The 2003 Dog Of The Year is Ch. Barak me Shaar Hagai. The 2003 Member Of The Year is Alan Gersman.
The Canaan Dog Health Survey is now available in electronic form (pdf).
October 13:
Major changes to the schedule of the National Specialty have been announced. Please read the judging schedule carefully.
September 14:
The CDCA National Specialty and Middleburg Kennel Club Premium Lists are now available online on the MB-F website.
August 29:
The Breeder Referral page has been updated.
August 16:
The schedule for the National Specialty is now available.
March 28:
The Breeders List Application has been updated.
February 21:
The Breeder Referral page has been updated.
February 17:
Visit the British Canaan Dog Society at http://www.thecanaandog.co.uk/.
February 3:
The judging assignments in the Premium List for the April 17-18 CDCA/AKC Agility Trial have been corrected.
January 11:
The Premium List (including entry and volunteer forms) is now available for the April 17-18 CDCA/AKC Agility Trial in Leesburg, VA.

2003

December 9:
Isabella Zirri says that The Canaan Dog Journal "has a new address . . . and this issue (Fall 2003) and the next one will be open to everyone and not only to subscribers."
November 20:
The AKC is considering putting in a new sport - working dog titles. At the junior level it seems to combine obedience, temperament, and tracking/scenting abilities. At the masters level it also involves protection work. The AKC is taking feedback on these proposals. If you might be interested, read through the proposal and give comments.
November 14:
The CDCA pages have been reorganized. Email your comments.
October 19:
The 2004 CDCA National Specialty will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2004, in Leesburg, Virginia.
September 20:
The new CDCA Board of Directors has been announced.
August 24:
Take a look at the CDCA informational pamplet.
August 4:
Read "Canaan Dogs: What's good about 'em - What's bad about 'em" at Your Purebred Puppy.
July 12:
Renee Donaher has written a short and informative essay on Canaan Dog aggression.
June 23:
International Canaan Day will be held in Israel on September 13, 2003. This will not be a show, but a fun event for everyone, and it is hoped that many Canaan owners will come to participate with their dogs. Stay tuned for more information.
June 8:
Tom Woolf took photographs of the Specialty, as well as photographs of the herding trial.
June 5:
The 2002 Dog Of The Year is CDCA/ARBA/AKC Ch. Pleasant Hill Yaakov Metav, CDCA-HCX, V, AKC-NA, NAJ, CGC, AHBA-HCT ("Yaki") and the 2002 Member Of The Year is his proud owner Sally Armstrong-Barnhardt!
June 2:
Complete 2003 CDCA National Specialty results are available from Infodog.com.
April 20:
Visit our Dog and Member of the Year page.
April 9:
There are many new sites available from our Links page.
April 8:
A herding instinct test will be conducted at the 2003 CDCA National Specialty.
April 7:
I apologize for the lengthy downtime of the CDCA website. I will be doing my best to make sure it does not happen again.
February 15:
Check the Canaan Dog entries and winners of the 2003 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
January 7:
The electronic CDCA Membership Application and Breeders List Application forms are now available.

2002

December 12:
The CDCA Breeders' List has been updated.
December 10:
The CDCA will be holding an AKC Sanctioned 'A' Agility match in Leesburg, VA, on Saturday, February 8, 2003.
November 1:
Results of the 2002 National Specialty show are available. The 2001 Member of the Year is Teresa Clement. The 2001 Dog of the Year is Fuligin Ged Tycho, CDCA HC, V, CGC, CDX, OA, OAJ.
October 13:
CDCA Breeders' List has been updated.
September 8:
Find out who entered and who won the Canaan Dog competition at the 2002 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (sorry for the lateness of this report).
August 29:
We've added a list of past CDCA National Specialty Best of Breed Winners.
July 5:
Visit canaan-dogs.com today!
July 3:
I apologize for the brief interruption of web service. The ISP went belly up, as have so many companies during this economic downturn.
May 19:
The nomination period for 2001 Dog and Member of the Year is now closed.
April 19:
Updates to the CDCA Breeders' List, Versatility Program, and Registry of Merit Program.
April 18:
The Canaan Dog Rescue home page has moved to www.canaandogrescue.com.
March 22:
You too can subscribe to the CDCA quarterly newsletter. Find out how!
February 23:
The CDCA Breeders' List has been updated. Please check your information for accuracy.
February 18:
More information about the forthcoming National Specialty show is available.
January 22:
The revised CDCA Code of Ethics is now available.
January 21:
The Canaan Dog breed standard video is now available through the AKC's online store. It is $17.95 per copy including shipping and handling (NY and NC pay applicable sales taxes and those outside the US must pay additional shipping). It is 20 minutes long and will be shipped to you within 24 hours of placing the order.
January 11:
Find out the names of the officers and directors of the CDCA.
January 7:
Visit the Canaan Dog Rescue home page.

2001

November 9:
The National Specialty information has been updated.
October 20:
MaryJane Sassler sent in this photo of Yatsa Ha'Aretz Elijah ("Itzhak"). My apologies for the delay.
October 19:
The results of the 2001 CDCA National Specialty are now available.
Congress is attempting to Federally regulate dog breeding. This could affect you.
October 2:
Officers and committee chairs of the CDCA will probably not be answering phone or email until after the National Specialty. Please be patient, or go and meet them in person.
September 20:
Reservations for the 2001 CDCA National Specialty banquet need to be made by September 25.
September 18:
The Herding Evaluation Form has been updated.
September 13:
The National Specialty information has been updated.
September 11:
Visit Babrees Canaan Dogs.
September 6:
Eastland Canaans has moved to http://www.geocities.com/ecanaans/. Please update your bookmarks.
September 4:
Cherrysh My Canaan Dogs has a new web site.
August 25:
We now have more information on the agility trials at the National Specialty.
August 20:
Shaar Hagai is on the web.
May 31:
Visit the Canaan Dogs of Anacan.
May 4:
Mazel Tov Canaan Dogs is the newest kennel on the Breeders List.
April 26:
Announcing the Northern California Canaan Dog Fanciers!
April 14:
I added a link to pictures of Mazel Tov Josepha Ariel.
April 12:
There is a new Canaan Dog Breed Rescue contact.
March 29:
The date of the 2001 CDCA National Specialty has been changed to Thursday, October 11.
February 22:
Visit Eastland Canaans.
February 21:
Katherine O'Bryan sent in new pictures of Ch. Mad River Bosley, Ch. Jealou's Ebony Max O'MadRiver, and Jealou's Wild Child.
February 13:
Find out who entered and who won the Canaan Dog competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
February 3:
Serenity Lane Canaans is the newest kennel on the Breeders List.
January 31:
Myrna Shiboleth has given us information about the International Canaan Dog Convention, to be held in Israel in April 2001.
January 30:
Find out more about the 2001 CDCA National Specialty . . .
January 26:
The 2001 CDCA National Specialty will be held in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday, October 12, 2001. Volunteers are needed, please contact the Show Chairperson.
Canaani-L, the Canaan Dog mailing list, has moved to groups.yahoo.com. This should have little or no effect on the list.
January 19:
The Western States Canaan Dog Club is no more.
January 17:
I finally got off my lazy butt to add photos to the 2000 CDCA National Specialty page.
January 14:
The Canaan Dog is the subject of the cover article of the February 2001 issue of Dog Fancy magazine.

2000

December 24:
I did some slight cleanup. Let me know if anything is broken.
December 7:
Updated Breeders List.
November 22:
Added a link to Renegade Canaan Dogs.
November 14:
The AKC announces Rally Obedience.
November 9:
We've joined The Canaan Dog Ring.
November 8:
Pets.com is closing its doors.
October 28:
The 2001 CDCA National Specialty will be held in Memphis, Tennessee, in October. Volunteers are needed, please contact the Show Chairperson.
October 17:
The Canaan Dog pages have moved to http://www.thecanaandog.co.uk/. Please update your links.
October 5:
Added a picture of Farsight Indy Desert Racer.
October 3:
The Caoilta Gang has moved to http://www.caoilta.co.uk/.
September 30:
Join us in congratulating Ch. Arayl's Whoopdewoo ("Whoopi").
September 21:
I redid the Links page.
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) has a website.
August 23:
Added a link to The Canaan Dog web site.
Redid the Gallery.
August 21:
The Versatility Program and Register of Merit pages have been updated.
The 1999 Member of the Year is Denise Gordon.
The 1999 Dog of the Year is U-CD Briel's Isabel P Tiger Pooh, CD, AXJ, MX, AAD, OAC, OJC, OGC.
August 13:
Subscribe to The Canaan Dog Journal.
July 27:
You can order Canaan Dog - A Complete and Reliable Handbook, by Dr. Lee Boyd and Dr. Victor Kaftal, from the ICDCA.
July 9:
We now have information on Canaan Dog Breed Rescue.
Enjoy the results of the 2000 CDCA National Specialty Show.
Join the Southern Classic Canaan Dog Club (SCCDC)!
June 13:
Since the 2000 CDCA National Specialty Show is this week, most of the officers and directors of the CDCA will be away from email until next week. Please be patient. Or, you can go and meet them in person at the Specialty!
June 1:
The first meeting of the International Canaan Dog Working Party was held this past Saturday, 27th May, and was a big success.
May 17:
The Breeders List has been updated.
April 22:
Victor Kaftal contributed this Report on the Canaan Dog from the Israel Nature Reserves and National Parks Authority.
April 18:
I have updated the National Specialty page with information from the Premium List.
April 8:
Read "The Modern Canaan", an interview with Dr. Rudolphina Menzel from Chevav Ha Celev, 1972.
March 31:
Canaani-L, the Canaan Dog mailing list, has moved to eGroups.com.
March 5:
I have updated the National Specialty page.
February 27:
I added a link to Daniel's Canaan Dog page.
February 26:
In case you have had a hard time figuring out who to call when you noticed something wrong with the CDCA pages or had a question or suggestion concerning these pages, I've updated the CDCA Contact page.
February 20:
The 124th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was held on February 14-15, 2000, at Madison Square Garden, New York, New York. Visit the Westminster Kennel Club site for official entry and award information.

1999

December 2:
The CDCA Breeders List has been updated.
November 25:
You should never need it, but if you do, here's everything you need to know about poisons and your dog.
November 8:
The AKC has a few photos of Canaan Dogs doing herding.
November 7:
Suomen Kaanaankoirat, Finnish Canaan Dogs, now have a web site.
November 2:
The 2000 CDCA National Specialty is scheduled to be held in Asheville, North Carolina, on June 16th & 17th. The Show Chairperson will be Merry Carol Houchard.
October 15:
The CDCA Breeders List has been updated.
August 8:
The results are in for the 1999 CDCA National Specialty!
June 15:
We've received more information about the World Canaan Meeting 2000 and the First International Canaan Dog Working Party.
May 11:
Everyone should attend the World Canaan Meeting 2000, to be held in conjunction with the World Dog Show 2000 in Milano from 22th to 25th June [2000].
May 8:
Added links to The Settle Command and to a Primitive Breeds page on the Mung Mung Dog Information page.
May 6:
Added links to The McNab and the Karelian Bear Dog, two breeds which share much in appearance with the Canaan Dog.
May 1:
We have information on the First International Canaan Dog Working Party, to be held 27th May 2000.
March 14:
Read Zenith Zak's Rules for Responsible Dog Owners.
January 11:
The AKC published photos from the 1998 CDCA National Specialty.
January 8:
The Canaan Dog Club (UK) has a new web site.

1998

December 27:
New pictures of Ch. Mad River Tahoe Zephyr and Pleasant Hill Tahoe Mist.
December 21:
Results from the 1998 CDCA National Specialty are now available, as well as a list of recipients of the Versatility and Register of Merit awards.
November 16:
The 1998 CDCA National Specialty was held last weekend. This year's Specialty had a larger entry than any previous Specialty Show. A good time was had by all.
September 27:
Interested parties might wish to peruse Robert's Rules of Order (Revised). They make for fascinating reading.
September 10:
The CDCA pages have been reorganized, especially the home page and this page. Email your comments.
September 8:
The CDCA has recently created two Versatility award programs and a Register of Merit award program. The Versatility and Pre-AKC Versatility programs recognize Canaan Dogs that excel in different types of competition, including Conformation, Obedience, Tracking, Herding, and Agility. The Register of Merit program recognizes Canaan Dogs who have produced outstanding offspring.