Outta the Cage began when a group of technology professionals began volunteering at high-kill shelters. This grass roots effort – and the resulting data – taught us a lot about successful tactics for getting shelter animals adopted. Our mission at Outta the Cage is to get shelter animals seen as individuals in order to find them forever homes.
We go to shelters to video animals (mainly dogs), getting them “outta the cage” and into open areas and play yards. We share the resulting videos on social media and enlist the community to help spread the word. Because we’re data geeks, we also provide networking best practices, offering field-proven tips for optimal advocacy, networking, animal profiling, and post-adopting integration.
Outta the Cage highlights “at risk” animals, including seniors, ill and special-needs dogs, and so called “dominant breeds.” These dogs are often overlooked by potential adopters but, through targeted networking, video sharing, and subsidized adoption fees, we can help them become wonderful forever family members!
We are a foster-based rescue and do not have a facility. Our policy is for potential adopters to fill out an adoption application prior to us scheduling a meet-and-greet, either at your home or at one of our trainers' facilities.