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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever


Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Dog profile

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Lifespan: 12-13 Years

Avg height: 45-53cm

Avg weight: 17-23kg

Coat type: Water-repellent top coat with a dense undercoat, slightly wavy with light feathering.

Coat colours: Red.

Originally bred for: Hunting waterfowl and retrieving game.

Breed traits: Eager to please, loving, outgoing, intelligent, energetic.


A little about Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever


Often mistaken for small Golden Retrievers, the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is tireless and full of energy. However, they can also make loving, good-natured companions when given enough exercise. 




The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a sturdy breed with no major health concerns. Occasionally they can be affected by Canine Hip Dysplasia or Progressive Retinal Atrophy, however, most commonly suffer from destructive behaviour if not given enough physical and mental stimulation. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.