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Animal Shelter Software

Animal Shelter software helps shelters, rescues, and animal control agencies optimize and manage all their operations from intake to adoption.

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An online system for recruiting, tracking, and coordinating volunteers in animal shelters and rescues of all sizes. Learn more about Volgistics
Manage your animal shelter volunteers from anywhere: in the office, in the field, or from home! Collect applications online use the portal to let volunteers manage their own profiles and schedules. Send automatic reminders to reduce no-shows. Compose email or text messages in a few clicks. No fees for support or upgrades; just a simple monthly rate with no long-term contract. Volgistics is the leader in volunteer software. Register for a demo or sign up for a free trial account to find out why! Learn more about Volgistics

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
All-in-one website+software platform > Pet Rescues, Sanctuaries and Shelters. Dog/Cat Listings, Applications, Donations, Reports. Learn more about Buzz to the Rescues
Pet Rescues Pet Shelters Pet Sanctuaries use One dashboard ***** Features Include > DOG/CAT: Public Profile, Internal Pet Manager (History, Routine, Disposition, Medical, Documents, Notes) | APPS: Adopter, Foster, Volunteer. Relate Pets w/People in 1 Click | DONATIONS: Full Donor Management Suite | REPORTS: Query 2,000+ fields | WEBSITE: Prof design, View on phone | INTEGRATIONS: Petfinder, Adopt-a-Pet, Microchip Registries, Social Media, PayPal, More ***** You Rescue THEM. We Rescue YOU. Learn more about Buzz to the Rescues

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Easy-to-use, intuitive software to help shelters/rescues streamline operations (Mobile Checkout, Donation Capture, Field Services, etc)
Shelterluv is a cloud-based software that provides animal welfare organizations with efficient and effective tools for managing your animal population, supporting your adopters, and earning donations! Learn more about Shelterluv

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Pawlytics is cloud-based rescue and shelter management software designed for foster-based animal welfare organizations.
Pawlytics is an animal shelter and rescue software that provides features to help streamline operations for animal welfare organizations. The cloud-based platform offers pet and people record management, custom forms and applications, customer support, automation through pet exports and smart applications, and data visualization. Pawlytics aims to reduce busy work for foster-based rescues so they can focus on saving animals. Key features include centralized databases, embeddable forms, matching algorithms, e-contracts, and transport organization. The software is designed to maximize efficiency and allow rescues to better manage their data. Learn more about Pawlytics

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Intuitive and complete software for foster-based animal rescues and shelters. Runs online, unlimited users, $25/mn for most rescues.
This intuitive and complete software for foster-based animal rescues and shelters allows you to safely store data and report on animals: medical, placements, adoptions; and people: volunteers, donations and much more. Powerful spreadsheet views as well as card views of all data. Integrations with Petfinder, RescueGroups, Petlink, AKC and Michelson's Found Animals, Shelter Animals Count and ASPCA Transport. Trackabeast is always improving and costs $25 for most groups. Free one month trial. Learn more about Trackabeast

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Animal & wildlife management software for field biologists, zoos, aquariums, government, and academia. Full customization available.
The Animal Welfare App by OERCA is a sophisticated web-based electronic record management & communications system for zoological institutions, wildlife management, research centers, rescue centers and field operations. No IT required or infrastructure required. Includes companion smartphone Progressive Web App for both Animal and Dive Management. Existing system is comprehensive and easily configurable or can be customized to specification. Extreme low cost of entry. Learn more about OERCA

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Animal shelter software in the cloud. Pet Friend allows you to no longer be tied to your desk, work as you go, from anywhere!
Pet Friend helps organizations from small to large manage their animal records and modernize their computer systems. We did this by creating software that's mobile friendly and uses the cloud. Pet Friend supports devices such as smart phones, tablets, laptops and traditional desktops, anything with an internet connection and a browser! We work with organizations such as humane socities, animal shelters, animal control, animal rescues, and vet offices to provide you quality software. Learn more about The Pet Friend

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Recordkeeping system for animal shelter centers that provides solutions to rescue animals, maintain records, manage finances & more.
Shelter Pro Software is a full featured recordkeeping solution for animal services organizations. Established in 1994, our solution offers animal control, shelter management, pet license/registration management, donations, and traps. We also offer Shelter Pro Portal as an add-on product which allows offers your citizens a customized, real-time website with valuable self-service features. Shelter Pro is available as a self-hosted application, or as a cloud-based application. Call for details! Learn more about Shelter Pro

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
We are a non-profit meant to help you help animals with animal shelter management software built to give you your time back.
To Your Rescue organizes your important records. These include animals, health and medical records, milestone history (intakes, adoptions, fosters, releases, transfers), and more. People histories such as donors and their donations and grants, volunteers, members, event personnel and more. Photos, documents, & videos pertinent to animals, people, and events. Help with thank yous. Reminders, reports, searches, and queries; they're all here. To Your Rescue helps improve your financial condition. Learn more about To Your Rescue

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Modular software that makes it possible for shelters and rescues to streamline all processes and procedures from intake to adoption.
Modular software that makes it possible for shelters and rescues to streamline all processes and procedures from intake to adoption. Learn more about PetPal Manage

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Open-source software that enables animal rescue groups and shelters to manage animals, staff, documents, and fundraising campaigns.
Open-source software that enables animal rescue groups and shelters to manage animals, staff, documents, and fundraising campaigns. Learn more about Animal Shelter Manager

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
SaaS Animal Welfare Software for animal welfare organisations,animal rehoming centres, animal shelters, animal control.
ANILOG Web-based animal welfare management software. Operational benefits associated with using AniLog to record all your animal contacts include: Origin/ownership history, Veterinary/treatment history, Behavioural history, Kennelling/location history, Weight & diet plans/history, Reminder system, Document/attachment storage e.g. images, external reports, Microchip registration & lookup, Rehoming information, Contact Module Learn more about AniLog

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
A volunteer management software platform that specialises in onboarding, coordinating, rostering and capturing of social impact data
Volaby is a volunteer management software platform that specialises in onboarding, coordinating, rostering and capturing of social impact data performed by your volunteers. Volaby is a product of Australian non-profit, Orange Sky, and is supported by Google to help improve volunteering efficiency for other non-profits so they can focus on scaling their social impact (where all subscriptions are directed back into the platform or used to fund Orange Sky's service to the community). Learn more about Volaby

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Animal sheltering solution that automates kennel management, field staff dispatching, licensing, record keeping, mapping and barcoding.
Animal sheltering solution that automates kennel management, field staff dispatching, licensing, record keeping, mapping and barcoding. Learn more about Chameleon-CMS

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
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BARRK is an animal shelter tool that helps manage daily operations such as animal records, adoption matching, fundraising, and more.
BARRK is an animal shelter management software that helps animal rescues and shelters of all sizes get organized. This cloud-based system offers features to manage day-to-day operations including animal records, adoption matching, fundraising, and volunteer management. BARRK aims to provide an easy-to-use and affordable solution to help rescue organizations focus their efforts on saving animals. Learn more about BARRK

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
AnimalsFirst is a cloud-based tool that helps shelters and rescues manage data more efficiently to increase their impact.
AnimalsFirst is an animal shelter and rescue management software that provides tools for managing animal records, adoptions, fosters, medical, lost & found, field services, community support and more. The software streamlines operations for animal shelters and rescues by including customizable animal records, paperless adoption applications, foster management, medical tracking, reporting, third-party integrations, and secure cloud hosting. The interface aims to be user friendly for staff to manage all aspects of shelter and rescue operations. AnimalsFirst strives to help shelters and rescues improve animal outcomes. Learn more about AnimalsFirst

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Flexible software with centralized animal records, contact management, and reporting for shelters of all types.
Flexible software with centralized animal records, contact management, and reporting for shelters of all types. Learn more about Hospitium

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Free, premium software that helps animal rescues and shelters of all sizes to manage their pet data, raise money and earn cash back.
Petstablished is free, web-based, premium software for animal rescues and shelters. It is comprehensive, customizable, easy to use, and can be used on any device (desktop, smartphone, and tablet). In addition, we offer unique features like our revenue share and group buying programs that are exclusive to Petstablished users. It is the best all-in-one data management software solution for animal welfare organizations. Learn more about Petstablished

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Comprehensive, web-based and mobile-friendly software for animal shelters, animal rescues, animal control, and dog licensing.
THE LAST SOFTWARE YOU WILL EVER NEED. Everything you need to run a busy rescue or shelter. Comprehensive, configurable, and affordable. Intake, outcome, fosters, donations, medical, online applications, Petfinder and RescueGroups, Adopt-A-Pet, chip registrations, approvals, lost and found, calendar & scheduling, kennel management, licensing, rabies tags, microchips, on-site clinic, statistical reporting, custom cage cards. Unlimited data, users, and support/training. Learn more about Shelter Boss

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
ShelterBuddy® Software was developed by RSPCA Queensland Australias leading Non-Profit Animal Welfare Organization.
ShelterBuddy Software was developed by RSPCA Queensland Australias leading Non-Profit Animal Welfare Organization. RSPCA Queensland cares for over 53,000 animals per year; we operate 11 shelters throughout the state, employ 415 staff and manage over 5000 volunteers. Our software is built by an animal shelter for animal shelters. Visit www.shelterbuddy.com for a comprehensive list of all our features and integrations. Learn more about Shelter Buddy

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Easy-to-use software for shelter professionals to assist them with animal and record management.
Easy-to-use software for shelter professionals to assist them with animal and record management. Learn more about Shelter Management System

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
PetPoint Data Management System is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web-based data management system for shelters and rescue groups.
PetPoint is a cloud-based, relational Data Management System designed to assist animal welfare organizations in efficiently managing shelter operations, including effectively tracking how an animal enters your care, all details about the animal, the care it receives during its stay, its eventual outcome, and everything in between. Learn more about PetPoint

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Operational management solution built to address the needs of animal rescue, licensing agencies, animal control agencies, and shelters.
Free trial available. Web-based, mobile-friendly software for animal rescue, animal shelters, animal control, and pet licensing agencies. We provide solutions for every size organization, from foster-based rescue to the largest government animal control agencies. Celebrating 20 years! Learn more about RescueConnection

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Animal shelter management software for keeping and managing animal records, tracking expenses, equipment, and donations.
Animal shelter management software for keeping and managing animal records, people and organizations associated with your shelter or rescue organization. iShelters tracks expenses, equipment, donations, adoptions, all animal movements and complete medical histories. iShelters is a complete solution for shelters and foster-based animal rescue groups. It runs online and requires no software on your end. Learn more about iShelters

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management
Easy-to-use solution that provides tools rescues and shelters need for deploying and managing their own websites.
Easy-to-use solution that provides tools rescues and shelters need for deploying and managing their own websites. Learn more about PetShopPro

Features

  • Animal Database
  • Medical Records
  • Adoption Management
  • Foster Management
  • Volunteer Management Software
  • Intake Management
  • Fundraising Management

Animal Shelter Software Buyers Guide

What is animal shelter software?

Animal shelter software is designed to help animal shelters, rescue groups, and animal control facilities optimize and manage their key operations, such as animal intake, care, licensing, and adoption management.

The benefits of animal shelter software:

  • Easy record management: Animal shelter software centralizes all animal-related information, such as medical history and adoption requests, in a single, organized place. This allows shelter managers and administrators to quickly and easily manage and access relevant records.
  • Streamlined reporting helps keep track of animals: Animal shelter software allows users to maintain comprehensive reporting of all animal intake, providing real-time visibility into total intake and the number of pets managed by an organization.

Typical features of animal shelter software:

  • Animal database: Store information about all animals under an organization's care in a central location.
  • Case management: Work on tasks related to a particular pet, patient, legal issue, etc.
  • Intake management: Manage workflows related to the initial admission of an animal into an organization's care.
  • Medical records: Record all medical information, including consultation, medication, and treatment history. 
  • Adoption management: Accept and process requests for pet adoption.
  • Volunteer management: Manage volunteer information and resources.

Considerations when purchasing animal shelter software

  • Specific needs and scalability: When evaluating software for purchase, it’s crucial to be mindful of your organization’s specific requirements (e.g., employee management functionality, daily statistics, real-time reporting, voucher programs, etc.). Be sure to consider your future needs, as well, to avoid having to reinvest in a new solution as your organization grows. 
  • Effective training and support: Training staff to effectively use whatever animal shelter software you invest in is crucial. Check with potential vendors about their training offerings, the solution’s learning curve, and what customer support they’ll provide post-purchase.
  • Tracking pet location and health information using wearables : The use of pet wearables (such as RFID tags and GPS collars) is growing significantly. The utility of such devices goes beyond identifying a pet’s location to tracking daily activities and vitals.