The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium-sized waterfowl dog that lives to play fetch and swim. This adorable retriever makes a great family pet and will certainly catch the eye of onlookers
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Tolling is an old type of hunting style that involved luring ducks closer within shooting range.
About this Breed
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, or Toller, is a medium-sized waterfowl dog that originated in Canada during the early 1800’s. These are affectionate and intelligent dogs that thrive in an active environment. Tollers are great with children and other dogs. They are the smallest of all the retrievers.
Tollers can be left with a natural coat and do not require much grooming. This breed is energetic and will play fetch all day long if given the chance. They absolutely love to swim. Tollers are generally a healthy breed.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers on Embark
Explore some Embark dogs that share Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever ancestry.