About the breed
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever has been developed in Nova Scotia (Canada) in the early 19th century to flush and retrieve waterfowl.
A highly intelligent, agile and persistent dog, ready to work at any time. A strong and good swimmer with an innate desire to retrieve both on land and in water. Toller is a dog with high sensitivity and quite high excitability.
A well-muscled medium-sized dog with medium to strong bones. The coat is of medium length, rather straight. It consists of a water-resistant topcoat and a dense undercoat.
Height and weight
- male older than 18 months: 48-51 cm
- bitch older than 18 months: 45-48 cm
- Group 8 – Retrievers, flushers, water dogs
- Section 1 – Retrievers
- FCI Standard nr 312/05.02.1999/GB