Printing kennel cards
is a popular feature in Shelter Pro. To supplement kennel cards, Shelter Pro
can also print "Pet Detect" collars. The collars printed by Shelter
Pro are similar to the sample here, but the information included will include
basic identifiers typically associated with Shelter Pro, such as Case IDs and
Kennel assignments, plus pet name and other pet profile information.
These collars have been widely used in the pet boarding
industry for many years as a primary form of animal identification for guests.
Additionally the labels have been used as 'tags' for the personal property
items for the pet.
Pet Detect labels are produced by a special printer. The
device is relatively small in size, it's about one-half the size of a shoe
box. The printer requires special label media to produce the collars. The
media comes in rolls that are loaded into the printer (similar to how you
would load paper into a typical computer printer).
The media comes in 1-inch widths, and 1-inch width with a 1/2-inch
(length-wise) perforation. The perforated media is recommended as it works
well for organizations which handle both cats and dogs. When using the
perforated media for a cat or small dog, you would print the collar and then
split the collar length-wise so the collar is 1/2-inch wide. For a medium size
or larger dog, you would not split the collar and the pet would be wearing a
For more information, you can visit the www.PetDetect.com