Friday, February 1, 2013

Dog of the month: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, or Toller for short, is a Canadian medium sized dog bred primarily for hunting. The Toller is known to be athletic, compact, balanced, and powerful. They are very intelligent and affectionate, and have high energy.

The Toller was bred to retrieve from icy waters, and these dogs have a water-repellent double coat paired with a soft, dense undercoat. They're generally red, and have webbed feet.

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  2. The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (just understanding its name makes it already an interesting breed), or Toller as the breed is fondly called, is a nice looking medium-sized breed that definitely does its job well. It is the perfect breed if you’re looking around retrievers and you want something that is compact, this is because the Toller is the smallest member of the retriever group. This is something I learned from this article worth checking out: http://dogsaholic.com/breeds/profiles/nova-scotia-duck-tolling-retriever.html

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