How do I link an Animal to a Person without changing the Source / Status?


This process allows you to link an animal to a person without changing any details on the Animal Details page.

  1. Search for the person the animal is to be linked to.
    • If found, skip to step #2.
    • If not found, click on the Create a New Entry link or click on the New Record link in the orange menu to the left of the screen if this is enabled for your site.
    • Fill in the relevant blanks on the Add New Person Mandatory fields: first name, last name, residential address, mailing address if different than residential,   telephone number, and gender.  Depending on your organization you may be required to confirm identification and include date of birth.
    • Click Update Details.
  2. On the Edit Person Details page, click on the Scroll To Bottom link in the upper left hand section of the screen and click on the Identification Type & Services link in the Personal Categories
  3. On the Identification & Services Details page, click the link Transfer Animal Details To New Owner 
    • On the Animal Search page enter the Animal ID into the Go to Animal ID Field and click View. 
    • A summary row will display showing you the animal's information. If correct, click the Change Owner link on the left. 
    • The page will present you with two buttons: click Confirm to proceed or Abort to go back. 
    • The Animal Details page will display. Make any changes required or simply click Update Details
  4. The animal is now linked to the new owner. 
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