Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Information

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling RetrieverThe Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever packs a lot of strength and muscle into his medium-sized frame. The smallest of the retrievers, this breed weighs up to 50 pounds and grows up to 21 inches in height. As the name implies, they are used to draw water fowl within range of a hunter. As the dog runs along the water’s edge, the fowl will be drawn in out of curiosity. After the bird is shot, the pup will retrieve it for his master.

As a pet, the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is affectionate, friendly, obedient and smart. He needs to stay active, so make sure he gets regular walks and lots of play time.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 5in - 1ft 10in     Weight: 35-50lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 14 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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