AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Yesterday she was near death after being found locked in a hot car – with the heat index hitting 109. Today, Annabella is showing signs of a miraculous recovery.

The 10-week old German Shepherd-Husky mix, was rescued from a hot car yesterday in the town of Manor, near Austin.

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Once freed from the sweltering car, officials took her to Doctor Katharine Lund at the Austin Animal Center.

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Annabella the puppy was rescued from a hot car (Photo courtesy of Doctor Katharine Lund, Austin Animal Center)

Lund says the puppy was so overheated she was within minutes of death, but after treatment made a great turnaround.

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Annabella’s owner was arrested. Police say she may be taken from him and put up for adoption.