Originally Posted by MineAreWorkingline
A German Shepherd's most important job is to be a family dog at the end of the day, regardless of venue worked, if any. There is no reason that if a person does their research of the breed and selects a GSD based on the breed being a good fit for their family, and purchases from a reputable breeder, that there should be any heroic actions necessary to incorporate the puppy into one's household.
I love this! Sometimes you feel like there is an unwritten rule that says GSDs have to have a formal job. I agree working lines should have more structured jobs though. I think training will be one job and Im hoping when she is older she can be my running partner.