Where was the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever originally bred?
Little River Harbour
The breed was developed in the Acadian community of Little River Harbour in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, around the beginning of the 19th century. The toller was originally referred to as the Little River Duck Dog before being officially recognized by the Canadian Kennel Club in 1945 as a purebred dog.
Is a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever a good family dog?
Duck Tolling Retrievers can make great family pets, however, they are high energy dogs who require training and exercise. They also should be introduced to children in their puppy stage to properly condition them to their company. A well socialized Toller will love spending time with their family.
Do Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever like to cuddle?
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are very loving with their family. Our Toller Stippy loves to snuggle up and cuddle after a long day’s work and there are many other wonderful, loving aspects about the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever I’d love to share with you in this article.
What kind of dog is the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is AKC’s 150th breed. For more than a century in the Little River district of Yarmouth County in Southwestern Nova Scotia, hunters have used tolling dogs like the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is fashioned after the MicMac Indian Dog.
Why does my Nova Scotia Duck Toller drool?
(Brushing and cleanup will obviously be required more often during shedding season.) A Toller almost never drools, though. If your Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is drooling excessively, it might be a sign of a medical issue, in which case a veterinarian’s care is needed.
How long does it take for a Nova Scotia Duck Retriever to grow?
As a medium-sized breed, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever puppy development typically spans about 18 months from birth to full maturity. Physical Development: Toller puppies grow steadily in height and length for the first 8-9 months, then those growth rates slow while the adolescent “fills out” with muscle and fat.
When does a Duck Tolling Retriever become an adult?
These dogs normally reach their full adult size (an average of 19 inches and 45 pounds) at 11-12 months of age. Social Development: Pups reach adolescence at about six months, sexual maturity at about nine months, and full mental maturity by about 18 months.