Like any breed, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers face health
issues. However, this club has a long history of trying to meet
these issues head-on and working to eliminate the most severe
Jamie Klein, Chair of the Toller Health Committee, has developed the following series of articles to provide information on a variety of tests and health issues that may affect our breed.
Importance of using health tests:
Knowing the status of the dog and the status of the dog’s lineage allows breeders and genetic counselors to decide which matings are the most appropriate for reducing the incidence of disease and disorders in the offspring.