The Novia Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium -sized gundog bred primarily for hunting. It is ofter referred to as a “toller”. It is the smallest of the retrievers, and is often mistaken for a small Golden Retriever.

Tollers are known to be intelligent, easy to please, alert, and high-energy dogs.The name “toller” is derived from their ability to lure waterfowl within gunshot ranger.

The breed originated in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada