The Canaan Dog is balanced and strong. His physique is athletic and he has retained his original wild appearance.
His silhouette is well proportioned and leaves an impression of great nobility.
Between 50 and 60 cm (19.69 to 23.62 inches) for the male
Between 50 and 60 cm (19.69 to 23.62 inches) for the female
Between 18 and 25 kg (39.68 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 18 and 25 kg (39.68 to 55.12 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary between white, black, or champagne and between sand and auburn.
His hair is hard, tight, short and straight. It is generally medium length and has a dense, abundant undercoat.
His head has a somewhat flattened shape with a shallow but well marked stop. The slightly oblique, almond-shaped eyes are a beautiful dark brown.
His large ears are short and carried erect. His nose is all black.
His bushy and well furnished tail is set high and carried curled over the back like a corkscrew.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 6 and is #273