An adorable chihuahua was “arrested” by the Austin ISD Police Department after he boarded a yellow school bus in Texas.
The small canine, which didn’t have a name tag, was taken to a local animal shelter by authorities, and if he’s not claimed, he will be available for adoption starting April 4, Fox35 reported. Austin ISD shared a photo of the incident on Twitter, which showed a police officer holding the cute pup after he was taken off the school bus.
#AISDProudPuppy! @AISDPolice officers were dispatched to a report that a chihuahua boarded a school bus🐕. He was found near 3100 E. 4th St. Austin &is now at @AustinAnimalCenter 🐶. If not claimed he will be available for adoption starting tomorrow Thurs. 4/4. Ref# A791797 🐕 pic.twitter.com/FLzloECarO
— Austin ISD (@AustinISD) April 3, 2019
On Monday, Austin ISD police officers were sent to downtown Austin after the chihuahua came on the school bus on East 4th Street. When police officers arrived, they safely removed the dog from the school bus, and immediately took him to the Austin Animal Center.
This morning @AISDPolice officers were dispatched to a report that a chihuahua boarded a school bus and was refusing to get off🤔 Apparently the word is out about @AustinISD education and excellent transportation@AISDSupt @AISDbuses #ChihuahuaPuppy #AISDProud #HappyMonday #ATX pic.twitter.com/5I3h3b90zV
— Chief Ashley A. Gonzalez (@chiefagonzalez) April 1, 2019
No one knows why the chihuahua boarded the bus in the first place, however, it’s likely that he wanted to “take a ride” to get around the city. “Apparently the word is out about @AustinISD education and excellent transportation,” AISD Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez wrote on Twitter.
According to Austin Animal Shelter, there are two important steps for reclaiming a pet: You have to visit Austin Animal Center, bring proof of ownership, such as vet records or a photo ID of your pet, and show a regular ID, including a driver’s license or passport. AISD Police provided a reference number for the chihuahua: A791797 and Kennel D-06.
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