Canaan Breed Maintenance
The Canaan dog is thought to be a clean breed for whom grooming is simple. It is recommended that the coat be brushed weekly so that dead hairs can be removed; during seasonal periods of heavy shedding, additional brushing will be helpful. Bathing should occur when necessary. Regular trimming of the nails of the Canaan dog is recommended and the ears should be cleaned as needed. The breed is found to be easily housebroken as a result of its natural denning instinct. Mental and physical activity on a daily basis are important for the Canaan dog as it will become bored if it is just sitting around. Dogs of the breed will enjoy jogging, herding exercises, games and training sessions. The Canaan dog can live outside in warm and cool temperatures, though it enjoys being in the home with its family. While it is ideal for dogs of the breed to have an average-sized fenced in yard to play in, if they get enough exercise outdoors they will do well in an apartment.