Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Dog Breed Quiz

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NSDTR's are generally low-energy dogs and make the best chill dogs.

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slways ready for action, though not to the point of hyperactivity, Tollers are bursting with boundless energy - nsdtrc-usa.org

Many Tollers emit a high pitched scream when they are excited sometimes known as the Toller Scream.

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Tollers are generally quiet dogs. However, when they are excited they can emit a unique sounding high-pitched bark known as the Toller Scream - nsdtrc-usa.org

According to the AKC, breed standard for Toller coat color are any shade of red and/or brown.

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Brown is NOT an accepted coat color per breed standard. Disqualifications - brown coat, black areas in coat, or buff - AKC

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There are only TWO breeds of dogs used for decoy purposes- the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and the Nderlandse Kooikerhondje.

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-AKC

The word Tolling in the dogs name refers to their ability to to stay underwater for long periods of time.

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tolling means to entice or pull referring to the dog's ability to lure or decoy game - nsdtrc-usa.org

NSDTR's have webbed feet and are generally great swimmers.

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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever are genetically predisposed to Cleft Palate-a birth defect whereby a hole in the roof of the mouth develops in a puppy during gestation.

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in the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, or Toller, breed, multiple genetic causes of cleft palate have been identified - https://vgl.ucdavis.edu/test/clps-nsdtr / wisdompanel.com / akcchf.org

The Toller is the smallest of the retriever breeds.

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-AKC

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever originated in Canada.

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Yes-Nova Scotia is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada

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Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers have a genetic predisposition to Addison’s Disease-an endocrine system disorder that occurs when the adrenal glands fail to produce enough hormones for normal function.

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Addison’s is most common in middle aged female dogs. Several breeds have a genetic predisposition to Addison’s: Standard Poodles West Highland White Terriers Great Danes Bearded Collies Portuguese Water Dogs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers -www.dogsnaturallymagazine

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Dog Breed Quiz
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