SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — The little Chihuahua that led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase across the Bay Bridge over the weekend is heading to a foster home before going up for adoption.
Ponch the black Chihuahua mix has been with San Francisco Animal Care and Control since he was rescued from the bridge Sunday morning.READ MORE: Support Builds for KPIX Reporter Targeted in YouTuber's Racist Remarks
Ponch’s owner has not come forward, and shelter workers decided the best course of action was to place him in a foster home for a few weeks before he finds a forever home.READ MORE: Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on Movie Set Kills Cinematographer, Wounds Bay Area Director
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It took a motorcycle, squad cars, and several officers to catch Ponch, which forced all lanes of the bridge’s upper deck to be closed during the chase.