HOUSTON — A golden doodle that was inside a car stolen from an apartment complex last weekend has been found safe.

The owner's daughter said the car was found abandoned at a church in southwest Houston Thursday, several miles from where it was stolen.

A family who lives next to the church found Frida and took her in. They saw the the news report about Frida on Monday and tracked down the owners. 

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The 2-year-old pooch is now back with her family.

The car thieves are still on the run.

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