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When using DoggieDashboard, you can decide if you want the system to let you "overbook" a slot when you create an appointment. This means putting 2+ pets from different families in the same slot at the same time. You can customize this option in the Business Settings menu under Overlapping Slot Appointments.

Example: Fido Jones is in slot, Kennel 1, from 8am to 5pm and Sparky Miller from 1pm til 6pm. That's an overlapping appointment.

If you want DoggieDashboard to let you put two dogs from different families in the same slot at the same time, select Yes (Allow Overlapping Slot Appointments). If you want DoggieDashboard to stop you from putting different dogs in the same slot at the same time, select No (Only One Pet Per Slot at a Time).

Pets from the same family can always be put in the same slot at the same time (as long as you create their appointment together).

Important Note: When editing slot appointments, you can always create overlapping appointments. This is because the system trusts that you're putting the correct pet in the correct slot at the correct time, even if that means overlapping a slot. Otherwise, you'd have to continually turn off and turn on the overlapping appointments setting every time you want to override the system, and that'd be a big hassle.

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