We are the last chance for the dogs in our care. Our group of volunteers and advocates has been saving rehabilitatable and manageable dogs in danger of being killed at Austin area shelters in Texas since September 2016, and we’ve recently begun working with other shelters and rescues. By saving the "Final Frontier Dogs"--the 1-2% still being killed--we can develop best practices for the nation's shelters. As of August 31, 2018, we are a 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Indie Institute, with a mission to improve animal sheltering and welfare and promote the human-animal bond through research, education, rescue and rehabilitation. Final Frontier Rescue Project is the rescue and rehabilitation project of the larger nonprofit organization. We help the dogs who need another chance. Every life matters, and we are their last hope.