Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium-sized gundog bred primarily for hunting. It is often referred to as a "toller". It is the smallest of the retrievers, and is often mistaken for a small Golden Retriever. Tollers are known to be intelligent, easy to please, alert, and high-energy dogs. The name "toller" is derived from their ability to lure waterfowl within gunshot range. The breed originated in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada. The American Kennel Club ranks the toller as the 87th most popular dog breed.
Also known as
This breed is also called Duck Dog, Duck Toller, Duck Tolling, Little Red Duck Dog, Little River Duck Dog, Nova Scotia Duck Toller, Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever, Nsdtr, Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling), Toller, Tolling Retriever as well as Yarmouth Toller.
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