REVIEWER: Max Wright, president of DogMatch.

BACKGROUND: is a Web-based national adoption service designed to match shelter dogs with suitable families. Through, Web users specify precisely what type of dog they are looking for by sex, age, breed, color, type of coat and how much they wish to exercise the animal. The system helps them decide what types of dogs best match their requirements and then returns photos of potential adoption candidates, along with information about their backgrounds. Users can enter ZIP codes to look for dogs in designated geographic areas. By offering their e-mail address, they will be notified as new animals are located that match their profile. uses Information Builders Fusion Multidimensional Database technology and WebFOCUS Business Intelligence environment to streamline the process of finding suitable homes for shelter dogs.

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