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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Breeders Augusta GA

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is an agile, medium sized retrieving breed that requires plenty of exercise. They are good with kids and love the water. This breed is used to lure birds within shotgun range of their masters and retrieve the ducks after they are shot.

PetSmart
(706) 738-0414
225 Robert C Daniel Jr Pkwy
Augusta, GA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(803) 643-8626
2527 Whiskey Rd
Aiken, SC
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Pet Safari
(706) 738-6905
2803 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA

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Pets Plus
(803) 593-0023
4637 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Beech Island, SC

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PetSmart
(803) 643-8626
2527 WHISKEY ROAD
AIKEN, SC

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PETCO
(706) 869-0737
4209 Washington Road
Evans, GA
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Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(706) 738-0414
217 ROBERT C DANIELS PARKWAY
AUGUSTA, GA

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Fetch Dog Treats
(706) 262-2663
357 Highland Ave
Augusta, GA

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Superpetz
(803) 641-1146
1589 Whiskey Rd
Aiken, SC

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Bone-I-Fide Bakery
(803) 644-7278
127 Laurens St SW
Aiken, SC

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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is an agile, medium sized retrieving breed that requires plenty of exercise. They are good with kids and love the water.

Physical Characteristics

  • Medium-sized build, compact and muscular
  • Short muzzle and wedge-shaped head
  • Triangular-shaped, drop ears are set back
  • Smallest of the retrievers
  • Almond-shaped eyes
  • Tail held high when working
  • Coat: Soft, feathery double coat comes in any shade of red
  • White markings on feet, chest and tail
  • Height: 17-21 inches
  • Weight: 40-50 pounds
  • Average lifespan: 12-14 years

Temperament

  • Very energetic, playful, smart, alert, outgoing, friendly, fast learner, gentle, affectionate, boisterous, lively
  • Interaction with people: Good with children
  • Interaction with animals: Good with other animals

At Home

  • OK for apartments
  • Needs significant exercise in addition to long, daily walks
  • Enjoys cooler climates

Grooming

  • Average shedder
  • Thoroughly brush with firm bristles weekly
  • Bathe regularly

Brief History

  • Originated in the early 19th century in Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Thought to have descended from English red decoy dogs brought to Nova Scotia from Great Britain
  • Bred to lure ducks
  • Also known as the Little River Duck Dog and the Yarmouth Toller

Fido's Facts

  • Tolling means "to lure or decoy game"
  • This breed is used to lure birds within shotgun range of their masters and retrieve the ducks after they are shot
  • Smaller and more agile than most retrievers
  • Tirelessly le...

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