was a deathgrind
band formed as a side project by Most Precious Blood
guitarist Justin Brannan
, Rachel Rosen, drummer Colin Thundercurry and two female pitbull terriers
, Budgie and Basil.
They are currently signed to War Torn Records and have three releases, including a split with Hatebeak
and a 7" split with death metal band Cattle Decapitation
. In 2008 Richard Christy
played the drums on an unknown number of songs for Caninus.
On January 5, 2011, Basil, one of Caninus's pit-bulls, died. Basil had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and was euthanized.
The band has ended because of the dog's death.