Police are hoping to reunite a dog with its owner after it was taken during a theft in Blind Bight on Saturday (22 June).
It is understood the victim, an 85-year-old man, had parked his car outside a milk bar on Anchorage Drive about 8.30am.
When he went back out, he noticed his Suzuki SUV had been stolen.
His nine-year-old beagle Millie had been inside the car at the time.
The vehicle was located on 24 June on Warrigal Road in Bentleigh.
A 38-year-old woman from Hampton East was arrested in Bayside and has been released pending further enquiries.
Millie still remains missing.
Anyone with information or who sees Millie is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or lodge a confidential report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.