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Photo courtesy of Foxy and the Hounds.

Dogs Involved In RV Pursuit Available For Adoption

A pair of dogs, who were seen in an RV that law enforcement chased from Santa Clarita to the San Fernando Valley, are now available for adoption, according to officials.

Onyx and Starlet, who were seen in an RV that was pursued by law enforcement back in May.
Photo courtesy of Foxy and the Hounds.

Near the end of May, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station initiated a pursuit of a reportedly stolen RV. Over the course of the chase two dogs, named Onyx and Starlet, were seen in the RV, according to officials on scene.

At one point, witnesses described seeing Starlet jump out of the moving RV, which had sustained significant damage over the course of the pursuit, according to officials.

The pursuit came to an end on Tampa Boulevard and Wells Drive in Tarzana after the driver struck an occupied vehicle. The suspected driver, 52-year-old Julie Rainbird, was arrested as a result.

Onyx and Starlet were initially taken in by county officials, where they were held for several weeks before the non-profit dog rescue organization Foxy and the Hounds took them in on Thursday.

“Starlet and Onyx are doing amazing,” said Terri Fox, founder and president of Foxy and the Hounds. “They are most definitely gentle giants and so happy to be together again and out of the shelter.”

The two dogs were kept together during their first night with a foster owner set up through Foxy and the Hounds, and they could not have been happier, according to Fox.

“They slept cuddled up with the foster in her bed last night,” Fox said. “Absolutely nothing beats the first night sleep out of the shelter.”

Onyx and Starlet are now available for adoption as a pair.

“Foxy and the Hounds never separates bonded pairs, so Starlet and Onyx are available for adoption together only,” Fox said. “We work very hard to place our rescues in the perfect forever homes.”

Anyone interested in adopting Starlet and Onyx can email foxyandthehounds@gmail.com for an application.

For more information on Foxy and the Hounds, click here.

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Dogs Involved In RV Pursuit Available For Adoption

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  1. I’m happy to hear that they are getting adopted

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Michael Brown has lived in Santa Clarita his whole life. Graduating from Saugus High School in 2016, he continued to stay local by attending The Master’s University, where he achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Communication. Michael joined KHTS in January of 2018 as a news intern, and has since gone on to become the News Director for the KHTS Newsroom. Since joining KHTS, Michael has covered many breaking news stories (both on scene and on air), interviewed dozens of prominent state and federal political figures, and interacted with hundreds of residents from Santa Clarita. When he is not working, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, as well as reading any comic book he can get his hands on.