Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

KC Pedigree, Medium Large

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The Toller lures wildfowl to within range of hunters' guns using his vigorous tail action. His webbed feet make him a powerful swimmer too.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Duck hunters or those looking for an active compaion to take part in activities such as agility, flyball, tracking or obedience.

Not the best for ...

Anyone not interested in canine sports. Tollers are working dogs and are happiest when they have a job to do.

Aliases

Toller

Cross between

None

Origin

Canada

Size

Medium Large
A bit smaller than a Labrador

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Double trouble!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

8 years

Good first dog?

No

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