After spending a year in an animal shelter, one of the 710 Freeway chase dogs has been adopted.
Brittney is one of six dogs who made headlines when she and five others ran onto the 710 Freeway in Long Beach on Jan. 19, 2016. The dogs jumped out of the car when their owner surrendered to police after leading officers on a pursuit that began on the 91 Freeway in Orange County.
After California Highway Patrol wrangled the pups, the dogs were taken to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA). Four of the six dogs were adopted quickly.
After spending a year at the shelter, Brittney has finally found her "forever home."
For the last month, Brittney has been working with children from East Whittier Middle School in spcaLA's violence prevention program, teaching Love and Compassion (TLC).
She and five other shelter dogs visit the school to teach the students "kindness and compassion for animals and all living beings," according to spcaLA.
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Brittney's new owner allowed her to finish the program before taking her home. She "graduates" in a ceremony at the school on Thursday.
Brittney's 2-year-old sister Honey is still available for adoption.
Anyone interested in adopting Honey should call the spcaLA at 562-570-7722.