At 9:56 AM -0700 8/18/98, Amy Garner wrote:
>So, for me I guess, what makes the collie is the
>*essence" of the dog, more than the *look* of the dog.
Boy do I agree with this 100%... I do have a look I like or prefer but I wouldn't trade the *essence* for the best looking dog in the world. And, unfortunately, so many breeders of any breed you pick, focus too much on the *look* and forget about everything else.