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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Man Using his Software to Help Survivors Find Their Pets

September 6, 2005

Patrick Allen designed software for veterinarians to keeep animal records, and he is going to use the software to help reuinite pets that were separated from their owners due to Hurrican Katrina.

Allen, president of The Caplen Company, and his staff, will leave Thursday for Houston, where they will ask hurricane victims for information about their missing pets.

The team will then head to the disaster zone to photograph stray and dead animals for identification. Allen will build a database that will be shared with humane societies across the region.

The costs will be covered by corporate sponsors.


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