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Chula Veterinary Students Developed “RightBaan” Web Application to Help Find New Homes for Stray Animals

The “RightBaan” web application, collecting important information and the history of the animals, finds a new home for stray animals.

The problems of stray cats and dogs and the lack of a comprehensive and easy-to-use database for their adoption are common in many major cities. In response to these issues, four sixth-year Chula Veterinary Science students: Kamonwan Sengsen (nickname: Beam), Vanitchakan Jaiboon (nickname: Gam), Pimpakarn  Siengruengsaeng (nickname: Pim), Pimrumpa  Kao-ian (nickname: Prim) have developed the “RightBaan” web application to match homeless animals from various shelters with their potential owners.

Ms. Pimrumpa  Kao-ian.
Ms. Pimrumpa  Kao-ian. Photo: Chulalongkorn University.

Pimrumpa (Prim), the group representative said that “this app is part of our Senior Project requirement. The problem of stray animals has been around for a long time and should be resolved. As veterinary students, we want to find doable solutions. This year, the faculty gave us students more opportunities to work on innovation, so we decided to develop a web application that collects information of homeless animals from different shelters to pass on to those who wish to adopt them.”

The “RightBaan” web application collects important information and the history of the animals, such as vaccination, sterilization, as well as their pictures and stories for people who are ready for adoption to browse through. We want these animals to have a better quality of life.  At the moment, the web only has information about cats and dogs but will include other animals in the future.

Available functions include:
• Create your user profile.
• Choose the desired type of dogs or cats, such as color, breed, age, or need for extra care.
• Direct contact channels with animal caregivers.
• Add favorite animals to a list for later review
• Provide contact channels for potential sponsors or partners
In the future, additional functions will be added, such as a search box, notifications, and alerts.  Users can enter the information of the animals they want, such as color, and age, and get alerts/notifications when such animals become available.

Rightbaan web app screenshot
Rightbaan web app screenshot. Image: Chulalongkorn University.

“We would like to invite interested people to use the service or browse through the web application. Suggestions are welcome, so we can make further development to even better meet the needs of users,” Prim said.

Visit the “RightBaan” application at www.RightBaan.com.

(During the initial phase of the launch, access via smartphones is recommended.  Both iOs and Android are supported).

By Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University https://www.chula.ac.th

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