LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A rescue dog named Max has been reunited with his owner after being stolen along with the owner’s car on Friday.

Max turned up Sunday morning, still inside the stolen vehicle.

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The car was found in a parking lot at the La Brea Tar Pits, not far from where it was taken last week — a Marie Callender’s restaurant parking lot about 500 feet away.

Animal lovers spread the word about Max’s disappearance via social media on Friday.

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Max was given water by a security guard who assumed Max’s owners were coming back to claim him.


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