Computer Software for Pros and Hobbyists
Suggested software for pet pros and hobbyists, and one for just for pet owners.
If you're thinking of computerizing your records, here are a few suggestions to get you started. These programs were designed specifically for dog professionals and hobbyists, and there's even one just for pet owners.
Breeder's Standard 2005
For breeders: pedigrees; medical and genetic records; AKC entry forms. Web-based option can access other users'pedigree records, and they can access yours. (PC or Web-based)
Price: For PC-based, free trial, $109.95; for Web-based, $9.95 a month
For trainers: track appointments; class schedules; client information. (Web-based)
Price: Free trial, $50-$86 annually
E-Z Kennel Plus
For breeders: medical records; pedigrees; financial records; litter and puppy records; contracts. (PC-based)
Price: Free trial, $120
For breeders, kennels, trainers: includes medical records; breeding records; accounting. (PC-based)
Price: Free trial, $100
Plane Software/KennelSuite 7
For a boarding facility or grooming shop: customize your services; make appointments; track inventory; can be used on multiple computers. (PC-based)
Price: Free trial; $279 Basic; $749 Professional; $849 Enterprise
For breeders: includes pedigrees; medical records; accounting; competition results and judges. (PC-based)
For breeders and exhibitors: includes pedigrees, show and performance entry forms; AKC litter registration application; contracts. (PC-based).
Price: $10 trial; $99
For breeders and clubs: pedigrees; medical records; accounting; competition results; also available for other animals. (International company, PC-based)
Price: Free trial; $85-$95