CDCA Sponsored Programs
The CDCA sponsors a number of programs to get Canaan Dogs into good homes
and to recognize the accomplishments of those Canaan Dogs and their owners.
The programs include the following:
- Breeder Referral
- If you are in the market for a Canaan Dog puppy or would like to become a
CDCA Canaan Dog breeder, please contact CDCA
Breeder Referral for more information.
- Meet and Greet List
- For persons that are either not qualified at this time or choose not to
be on the CDCA Breeders' List but would like to be available to educate
potential owners about the ups and downs of Canaan Dog ownership. They
are willing to make their home and dog(s) available for visits, so that
people can meet Canaan Dogs in the “fur”.
- Top Performance Awards
- The Top Performance Awards were implemented to recognize the
achievements of the performance Canaan Dog and its owner/handler.
- Versatility Awards
- The CDCA Versatility Program recognizes Canaan Dogs that excel in
many types of competition, including Conformation, Obedience, Tracking,
Herding, and Agility.
- Register of Merit
- The Register of Merit program recognizes Canaan Dogs who have
produced outstanding offspring.
- Member and Dog of the Year
- The Dog of the Year (DOTY) award is meant to recognize the
achievements of a Canaan Dog that exemplifies the best of our breed to
the Canaan Dog community and/or the general community of pure-bred dog
fanciers, or the world at large.
- Herding Certification
- The Herding Certification program recognizes Canaan Dogs which
pass a Herding Instinct Evaluation.