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150+ Amazing Names for Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers: Ideas for Playful & Affectionate Dogs

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By Kerry-Ann Kerr

Names for Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers originated in the Little River district of Nova Scotia. It’s a long name that doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, and most fans call them Tollers. They were originally known as Little River Duck Dogs, so in terms of names, this dog has several.

The pressure is on to come up with a good one for your new Toller. To help you with this task, we’ve picked a selection of names that hopefully will inspire you! Keep reading to find names based on personality, mischievous options, names based on fictional characters, cute names, and nature names for your Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.

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How to Name Your Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

You will find a good name; you just have to narrow down your choices because there are countless possibilities. Getting to know your dog’s personality and quirks, what uniquely makes them yours, can be a good way to start. Other people start with a theme. Maybe you want to share your love of movies, nature, or reading with your dog. You’re welcome to think of your own themes, of course, but we’ve come up with a few you will enjoy. So, whether you find the perfect name here or use this as a springboard for your own themes, we hope this helps!

Amazing Names for Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers Based on Personality and Appearance

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever has a red coat, white markings, a wedge-shaped head, webbed feet for swimming, and a bushy tail. This dog is also intelligent, eager to please, affectionate, and playful. With all of this in mind, we’ve come up with some appropriate Toller titles.

  • Amber
  • Autumn
  • Berry
  • Bloom
  • Blush
  • Caramel
  • Chase
  • Chewy
  • Copper
  • Dash
  • Fall
  • Flame
  • Flash
  • Fox
  • Ginger
  • Peppy
  • Phoenix
  • Poppy
  • Red
  • Robin
  • Rosy
  • Ruby
  • Rush
  • Rusty
  • Scarlet
  • Sorrell
  • Speedy
  • Spice
  • Twizzler
  • Zippy
nova scotia duck tolling retriever with a stick
Image Credit: Katja, Pixabay

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Mischievous Names for Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers

You can’t really mention Tollers without going into what “tolling” actually means. The word toller comes from the word “tollen” from Middle English, which means “to entice.” While a hunter remained out of sight, the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever would play in the water to get the attention of the birds, and after a bird was downed, the dog would swim out and retrieve any fallen birds. We thought this sneaky little dog deserved a fitting name!

  • Bolt
  • Bongo
  • Bullet
  • Finn
  • Fireball
  • Fizz
  • Lightning
  • Merry
  • Monsoon
  • Pepper
  • Popcorn
  • Rebel
  • Scatter
  • Scooter
  • Spirit
  • Splash
  • Storm
  • Tink
  • Trick
  • Trouble
nova scotia duck tolling retriever at the shore
Image Credit: Karsten Madsen, Pixabay

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Amazing Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Names Based on Fictional Characters

Fictional characters are another great source for finding ideal names for your Toller. From famous books to well-known faces on the big screen, there’s something for any type of fan.

  • Anna
  • Ariel
  • Arwen
  • Atticus
  • Aurora
  • Babadook
  • Baymax
  • Belle
  • Blanche
  • Briar Rose
  • Boo
  • Cher
  • Donkey
  • Dorothy
  • Edna
  • Elsa
  • Ferris
  • Forrest
  • George
  • Gimli
  • Holly
  • Homer
  • Jules
  • Lilo
  • Maria
  • Marty
  • Merida
  • Merry
  • Mickey
  • Minnie
  • Pippin
  • Shuri
  • Tiana
  • Wednesday
  • Woody
nova scotia duck tolling retriever on the field
Image Credit: Sonja Kalee, Pixabay

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Cute Male Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Names

They’re the smallest of the Retrievers, so we thought they deserved a name that really captures just how cute these guys are. First up, we have the boys!

  • Ace
  • Albert
  • Archie
  • Bailey
  • Beau
  • Captain
  • Caspar
  • Charlie
  • Felix
  • Gus
  • Hank
  • Henry
  • Jake
  • Loki
  • Moose
  • Ninja
  • Otis
  • Puddles
  • Roscoe
  • Scout
  • Stitch
  • Thor
  • Wags
  • Wishbone
  • Yates
nova scotia duck tolling retriever puppy outdoor
Image Credit: Meg …, Pixabay

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Cute Female Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Names

Next, we have the girls, and these cute names will simply melt your heart.

  • Allie
  • Angel
  • Aster
  • Bonnie
  • Cleo
  • Cricket
  • Daphne
  • Emmy
  • Frankie
  • Gidget
  • Harper
  • Koko
  • Lexi
  • Lola
  • Lulu
  • Mabel
  • Nola
  • Reese
  • Sadie
  • Sugar
  • Tilly
  • Willow
  • Winnie
  • Ziva
  • Zoe
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Image Credit: dezy, Shutterstock

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Amazing Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Names Based on Nature

Tollers love to swim, and you can tire your new friend out by taking it on walks, hikes, or playing fetch. We thought we’d find some names that will remind you of the fun times you’ve had outside, even when you’re cuddled up together watching a movie.

  • Alder
  • Ash
  • Bear
  • Birdie
  • Blue
  • Brooke
  • Caspian
  • Cliff
  • Cosmos
  • Daisy
  • Dawn
  • Dover
  • Elm
  • Griffin
  • Marlow
  • Meadow
  • Moss
  • Oakley
  • Raven
  • Reed
  • Sable
  • Sparrow
  • Wade
  • Wolf
  • Wren

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Final Thoughts

Now that you have some ideas, you might be feeling less pressurized. Take some time and remember there’s no rush. It’s better to take time finding the name you’ll stick with than try and get your dog used to a name change. We hope some of these themes have helped, and in no time, you’ll have the perfect name for your Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever!

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