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What Kennel Clubs are our Canaan Dogs registered in?
Our Canaan Dogs are registered with the American Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club.
What Breed Clubs are we members of?
We are members in good standing with the Israel Canaan Dog Club of America and the Canaan Dog Club of America.
What does Gemari's stand for?
Gemari's was the result of combining the Gemini and Aries signs.
How long have we been involved with Canaan Dogs and how long have we been breeders?
We got our first Canaan Dog in July 2004 and our first litter whelped October 2007.
How did we choose the Canaan Dog?
We chose the Canaan Dog as a companion for our Keeshond. We knew that we wanted a breed that did not have a lot of health concerns and had the temperament and size we required. We did a lot of research and the Canaan Dog always seemed to meet all of our requirements.
Have we owned other breeds?
We have had several other breeds. Dobermans, Labs, Keeshond, American Cocker, Shih Tzu, and several mixed breeds as well.
When did we become interested in conformation and performance events?
We became interested in competitive events after we had our second Canaan. We now compete in AKC and UKC conformation and performance events whenever possible.
What caused us to become more interested in Canaans?
We became more interested in this breed after experiencing their intelligence, willingness, loyalty, and the affection they show towards their family and pack.
Do we train and handle our own dogs?
Yes, we train and handle our dogs in as many AKC and UKC events as possible.
How often do we have a litter?
We generally have a litter about every 1 1/2 to 2 years.
Are our dogs tested or evaluated prior to breeding?
Yes! Every Canaan we use for breeding is tested. All have their hips, eyes, and patella evaluated. The results are submitted to the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals and are available to the general public. Other tests are done if a concern exist.