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Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever Breed Information

This breed was originally bred Canada. The main purpose of this breed was to lure ducks. They were also used as retrievers, and had excellent sense of smell. This breed was recognized by the America kennel Club in the year 2003. They can be described as a smaller version of Golden retrievers. They are powerfully built and also medium in size. They are deep chested, which helps them to swim better. The coat covering the body of this breed is slightly wavy and also straight. They are available in different combinations of red and also orange. They have triangular shaped high set ears. They are muscular and stocky in appearance. This breed is very loyal and also devoted to their master and the family. They are smart an also fast learners, hence they are easy to handle and train. They are gentle, calm and also playful around children. They tend to be reserved when around strangers. This should be avoided by providing them proper socialization, from an early age. They love to spend time with their master and follow him wherever he goes. They should be properly trained to avoid ill behaviours. They should be trained by a strong willed and also confident leader. If trained properly, this breed can become excellent family dogs, and also house hold companions. The average height and weight of this breed is 43 cm to 53 cm, and the average weight of this breed is 17 kg to 32 kg. They can easily adjust in an apartment, if they are sufficiently exercised. They should be taken out for walks and also games. They love to run around and play. Sufficient exercise will help this breed to become mentally and also physically stable. They have a harsh coat covering their body, and hence it is easy to groom them. They should be brushed daily, and bathed or dry shampooed once in every month. Their coat should be wiped off with a wet cloth after exercise or play, to remove dirt and avoid infections. The average life span of this breed is 12 years to 15 years.



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