Roadmap for the Animal Control System. We are working on some of the following.


Please note that the links below to the Animal Control issue tracker may not be accessible.


  • 2020-02-25 Change Your Clinic Defaults to User Defaults and add additional fields to user defaults.
  • 2020-02-25 Subquery returns more than 1 row query: UPDATE DLST_DOG_OWNER_HISTORY
  • 2020-02-25 Missing argument 1 for dogl_animals_list_page
  • 2020-02-25 Show Past Owners
  • 2020-02-25 Show Past Addresses
  • 2020-02-25 Show License History on Page of Past Licenses
  • 2020-02-25 Show Vaccination History
  • 2020-02-25 Show Revision History to Animal Basic information


Requested Features

Simplify Navigation

Due Date: 2019-06-04

Issue: The ACS Menu may be simplified.

  • Main Menu
  • Menu for Animal Control System

Website Footer

Due Date: 2019-06-04

Issue: Simplify the website footer. Remove stuff.

Mobile Friendlier / Responsive Design Issues

Issue: Site has some issues on mobile devices.

Due Date: 2019-06-07

Solution: Create a checklist report. Work through the checklist to make the site easier to use from a phone/tablet.

Please report if you have an issue on a page.

Breed Management

Issue: Users can't manage Breeds.

  • All users will be able to add breeds. Due Date: 2019-07-02
  • Administrators will be able to modify breeds. Due Date: 2019-07-02
  • All users will be able to add aliases of breed. Due Date: 2019-07-16
  • Administrators will be able to Merge breeds. Due Date: 2019-08-01
Thank you to Julie Carlson (Town of Carrollton) and Chris Ann Covert (Health) for reporting some of these breed issues.

Merge Records

Due Date: 2019-11-01

Issue: Too many duplicate records.

Merge DUPLICATE / SIMILAR Records - This is a big issue in this system. There are a lot of records created that may be duplicates.

Focus on records that are for Owners and Animals.

Web Tech. to fix duplicate Veterinarian records.

Solution: Build in checks into data-entry forms.

New Reports

Yearly Reporting: Population List containing the tag#, Last Issue Date, Exp Date, Status, Owner, Address, Phone, Dog Name, Breed


Import from Town Clerk Software (BAS, Williamson, other)


Other options for exporting information from the system.

Send us your feedback

Request a Feature / Report an Issue


We are upgrading the system from version D6 to D8. The D8 system will have a NEW roadmap by the end of July 2018

D6 system roadmap system. We are evaluating the following features:

Note: The system is being modified to accept more than just dogs. Completed in 2012-2013?


  • Adding/Editing Animals (from a rabies clinic w/o a license)
  • Adding/Editing Vaccinations
  • Adding/Editing Fees. This was not requested but a feature from the NYS system.
  • Adding/Editing Payments. This was not requested but a feature from the NYS system.
  • Add Licensed Animal to Owner. Completed 2018-07-03
  • Transfer Animal between Owners or to a New owner (submitted by J.Knab)
    • Transfer Licensed Animal
    • Transfer Unlicensed Animal
  • Edit License should have a helpful button to use the current date for both date fields(Date of Issue, Expiration Date
  • After Edit License the form should take you to View the License.

Other Data

Update of Internal database tables and other user information

  • Licensing Agents - Users need to be able to edit this. Needs eval
  • Dog Control Officers (DCO) - Users need to be able to edit this. Needs eval
  • Veterinarians - Users may edit Veterinarian Table info is in database. Needs eval
  • Other look-up information
  • Syncing user data with Drupal (submitted by J.Knab) - This has to be evaluated.
  • User Defaults


  • Search by License #
  • Search by Vaccination #


  • Renewal List

    Has Date Picker

  • Delinquent List. See Renewal List at this time
  • Daily Transaction

Automated Forms

  • Renewal List Export in XLS
  • Renewal List Export in PDF
  • Print Labels - PDF (Avery format w/Barcode)
  • Dangerous Dog Form - Linked from system Does anyone want this to be a fillable form in the dog licensing system? (submitted by P.Frey)
  • Rabies Certificate - HTML
  • Rabies Certificate - PDF
  • Pet Complaint - PDF


  • Notify Licensing Agents by EMAIL of unlicensed dogs.
  • Notify Licensing Agents by EMAIL of Fee Expiration.
  • Notify Dog Owner by EMAIL of Rabies Expiration.
  • Notify Dog Owner by EMAIL of License Expiration.

Other Stuff @Todo

  • There is a lot of Code Cleanup and HTML beautification (submitted by J.Knab)
  • Implement Drupal Templates for output (submitted by J.Knab)
  • Advanced Drop Downs with Images of Animal Colors (submitted by C.Crawford)
  • Submit more to webmaster [at] cattco [dot] org

Move this to a VCS system. Move to Drupal 8 API.