Originally Posted by kpal4978
I was just wondering if anyone has experience with dobermans as service/alert dogs for people with medical issues?
Hi, welcome to the forum.
Dobermans may not be the most commonly used breed for medical service work, but if the breed is a good fit for you, and you choose a suitable service dog candidate, they can excel at this work.
If you're not very experienced, then I'd certainly advise getting some on-the-ground help with choosing the right dog, and implementing an appropriate training program.
You can check on IAADP for your state's relevant laws and just general guidelines for preparation.
You will also need a doctor's prescription and be able to demonstrate a medical disability that the dog is trained to mitigate.
Sorry if I'm detailing things you already know, btw
Delta Society's service dog webpage has a PDF on minimum behavior requirements for working service animals to have public access.
If you have other questions, feel free to PM me, but that should give you a start.