This is a tuff thing to answer to, most people love their dog! At least most people I'd want to know. It could well be that your pup will work out fine for you and I really hope it does. But if it doesn't, don't be disappointed in the dog. He's just not been bred for it.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...