Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

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

Illustration courtesy of the American Kennel Club

Quick Facts


Height

Male: 18-21in

Female: 17-20in

Weight

Male: 37-51lb

Female: 37-51lb

Fun Fact

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.

  • Henry

    Henry

    Purebred

    Ajax

    Ajax

    Purebred

    Erikachen Fiadh Dearg

    Erikachen Fiadh Dearg

    Purebred

    River

    River

    Purebred

  • GCH. Redmoon

    GCH. Redmoon's Change of Heart CGC, RN, BCAT, CA, DN

    Purebred

    Bennie

    Bennie

    Purebred

    Riley

    Riley

    Purebred

    Uschi

    Uschi

    Purebred

  • Tom

    Tom

    Purebred

    CH Kingsley

    CH Kingsley

    Purebred

    Praetorium Latobicorum

    Praetorium Latobicorum's Blue

    Purebred

    Avi

    Avi

    Purebred

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Ajax
  2. Avi
  3. Banjo
  4. Barley
  5. Bennie
  6. Boss
  7. CH Kingsley
  8. Erikachen Conaire at Tollisty
  9. GCH. Redmoon's Change of Heart CGC, RN, BCAT, CA, DN
  10. Ace Morgan

For Females

  1. Aspen
  2. Blue Ridge's River Song
  3. Cola
  4. Delta
  5. Erikachen Fiadh Dearg
  6. Full Moon Di Casa Toller
  7. Ginny
  8. Katimba Falanghina at Serentan
  9. La Chouffe Nice v.'t Dekkershof
  10. Annie Oakley Of Cherries Pride

Common Locations

  1. Nederland
  2. Texas, United States
  3. Washington, United States
  4. Virginia, United States
  5. England, United Kingdom
  6. California, United States
  7. Minnesota, United States
  8. British Columbia, Canada
  9. Zuid-Holland, Nederland
  10. Massachusetts, United States

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