Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, also Canadian retriever, Nova Scotia retriever or simply just toller. It originated in eastern Canada. The first written records of dogs helping with duck hunting date back to the 17th century.
Various shades of red or orange, the fringe and underside of the tail is lighter. Usually white markings are found at least at the end of the tail, on the paws to above the toes, on the chest, and it may also have a white bald patch.
Very intelligent, teachable and also very persistent; he is a gifted swimmer and a reliable fetcher from water and on land; he fetches at the slightest stimulus; playfulness and fetching are the basis of his work.
A medium-sized, strong, compact, harmonious and muscular dog. He is bright, agile, alert and decisive. Many retrievers look a little sad until they get down to business, then their expression shows intense concentration and excitement.