PetScreening is Fully Integrated with Rentec Direct

Your property management software from Rentec Direct is now fully integrated with PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes, so you can take the guesswork (and liability) out of screening pets. 

If you haven’t heard about, check out our article Protect Pet-Friendly Rentals with PetScreening & Rentec Direct.

PetScreening and Rentec Direct Integration

With Rentec Direct’s new PetScreening integration, you can automatically direct your rental applicants to complete their pet screen when they are finished completing their online rental application.  

Follow the directions below for a step-by-step guide on connecting your Rentec Direct account to to screen your rental applicant’s pets or visit the Rentec Direct Knowledge Base for instructions Pet Screening for Rental Applications

If you enable the PetScreening feature in your Rentec Direct account, your rental applicants will automatically get directed to your page to complete the screening of their pet(s).

Getting Started with PetScreening for Rentec Direct

In order to access the new PetScreening feature, you will need to create a free account on is free for landlords and property managers. 

Sign up for a free account here.  

When you sign up for a PetScreening account, you will be prompted to create a subdomain that will look something like this: https://_____________.petscreening.comWe recommend creating a unique subdomain that is in line with your name, business name, or property name. (For example

Activate PetScreening in your Rentec Direct Account

In order to link your PetScreening account with your Rentec Direct account, you will need to access your unique subdomain from

To find your unique subdomain from, follow the directions below. 

Find or Create a Unique Subdomain from

  1. Log in to your account. 
  2. Click on the Settings option
  3. Go to the Landing Page tab.
  4. Find the section called “Unique Subdomain”, and make note of the information found here. In this example, our unique subdomain is “yourcompany”.  Your subdomain will be different.
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Create a unique subdomain in your PetScreening account in order to connect your rental applications in your Rentec Direct account to

Connect your Rentec Direct account

In to your Rentec Direct account:

  1. Click on the Settings tab.
  2. Click on the Utilities option.
  3. Click on Pet Screening.
  4. Enter your unique subdomain from your account.
  5. Click Save.
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Input your unique subdomain from your account to start screening your rental applicant’s pets as part of your tenant screening process.

Activate PetScreening on Your Rental Applications

 In your Rentec Direct account:

  1. Click on the Settings tab.
  2. Click on the Rental Application Defaults section.
  3. Under Optional Questions, set the option “Ask primary applicant to list pets?” to “Yes“.

With this option enabled, if your applicant indicates that they have pets when filling out your rental application, they will automatically be forwarded to your custom application and will notify you of the results of their screen as soon as they complete it.