bein as dogs are long descendents of wolves, all dogs have the innate ability to be "hunters." but over time, breeds have been bred towards a certain trait for that individual breed.
if your collie likes cold water, then have at it..........just remember tho, dogs DO GET FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIC TOO, watch for the signs. again, it's just the bred in trait of certain breeds for that type of work. use it if he/she has it.
"they may get me in a rush, but not before i turn your head into a canoe....." -Kurt Russell (Wyatt Earp) in Tombstone
"if it was up to me, i'd like to see, this country run,
the way it used to be, the way it oughta be, just like it's done, OUT HERE.........WAY OUT HERE." -Josh Thompson, country music singer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0sYnro_3Rc
PEOPLE TEND TO ACT LIKE SHEEP, BOY I LOVE MUTTON! -Me