Facts & Origin
The German Shorthair Toller: A fascinating mixture of German Shorthair and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
The German Shorthair Toller is an impressive cross between the German Shorthair and the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. This unique mix combines the adaptability and versatility of the German Shorthair with the playful character and retrieving ability of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
This mixed breed probably originated in the last few decades, when breeders began crossing different breeds to create dogs with specific traits. In summary, the German Shorthair Toller is an active, intelligent and hard-working dog that is great for active families. With enough exercise, mental stimulation and loving attention, this dog can be an excellent companion.
|Origin||Germany - Canada|
|Life expectancy||- 14 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||average to high - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
A German Shorthair Toller is lively, intelligent and very willing to work. His energy and enthusiasm make him a great companion for active families. His intelligence and willingness to learn can make training easier, although a consistent, positive approach works best.
Suitability and Attitude
Because of his high energy and willingness to work, the German Shorthair Toller is especially suited to an active home. He needs regular physical and mental stimulation. With his retriever heritage, this dog loves water and would be a great companion for outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming and playing fetch. His friendly and social nature also makes him a good family dog and he usually gets along well with other pets.
Care and health
Grooming the German Shorthair Toller is usually quite simple. His coat is short and dense and requires regular brushing to keep it healthy and shiny. It is also important to check and clean his ears regularly, especially if he spends a lot of time in the water.
Health-wise, the German Shorthair Toller is a generally hardy hybrid breed, but can be prone to the same health conditions found in its parent breeds, such as hip dysplasia and certain eye conditions. Regular vet visits and preventative care can help prevent or catch many of these problems early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The German Shorthair Toller is a medium to large dog with an athletic, well-proportioned build . His coat is short and can be a variety of colors, including brown, black, white, and various shades of red. His eyes are often lively and expressive, and his ears hang down close to his head.
Can occur in many breeds. Independent of the genetic make-up.
The German Shorthair Toller is a mix of a German Shorthair and a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
These dogs are usually described as medium to large in size.
The German Shorthair Toller has a medium energy level and needs about 30 minutes of daily exercise to stay healthy and happy.
German Shorthair Tollers are very intelligent dogs and learn new tricks quickly if given the right incentives.
Yes, as he is known as a friendly, patient and loyal companion dog.