A Few Facts About the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever...
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, or Toller for short, is a medium-sized breed of gundog bred primarily for hunting.
It is the smallest of the retrievers, and is often mistaken for a small Golden Retriever.
Tollers are known to be intelligent, alert, high-energy dogs.
Tollers get their name because
of their ability to lure waterfowl within gunshot range. The breed originated in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.
There, they were used for tolling and retrieving ducks.
A Few Stats About The Toller...
- Family: Gundog, Retriever
- Area of Origin: Nova Scotia
- Date of Origin: 1800
- Original Function: Duck tolling and retrieving
- Today's Function: Duck tolling and retrieving
- Average Size of Male: Height:18-21 Weight 45-52
- Average Size of Female: Height:17-20 Weight 35-42
- Other Name: Little River Duck Dog
Seven Reasons To Love A Toller...
- Tollers love water
- Tollers love to play catch
- Tollers love playing with friends
- Tollers are fast
- Tollers are curious
- Tollers are persistent
- Tollers are fun to train
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