Desirable height ranges from 20 to 24 inches, measured at the withers.
ranges from 40 to 55 pounds. Dogs are distinctively masculine in appearance
compared to bitches and may be considerably larger.
50 - 60 cm. (20 - 24 in.), males may be considerably larger than females.
Weight 18 - 25 kg. (40 - 55 lb.)
at the withers is 20 to 24 inches for dogs and 19 to 23 inches for bitches.
The ideal Canaan Dog lies in the middle of the stated ranges. Disqualifications--Dogs
less than 20 inches or more than 25 inches. Bitches less than 18 inches
or more than 23 inches. Substance--Moderate. Dogs generally
weigh 45 to 55 pounds and bitches approximately 35 to 45 pounds. Dogs
distinctly masculine without coarseness and bitches feminine without over-refinement.
Champions, 1996 ICDCA Specialty
The second dog from the left is a 23 inch bitch; the third dog
is a 19 inch bitch; the first and fourth dogs are multiple BIS
winners at 22 inches, and the fifth is a lovely 22 inch bitch.
bitch on the left is 19 inches and 33 pounds
Her daughter on the right is a more acceptable 20.5 inches and