Published: Sep 21, 2010 5:53 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 21, 2010 2:51 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a Florida Highway Patrol car that was stolen while parked outside a veterinarian's office in Jacksonville.

Authorities said the thieves smashed the back window and got inside the Chevy Tahoe on Tuesday. The trooper was inside the vet's office with his dog.

The thieves started the vehicle and drove away. The vehicle is number 408.