The dog was believed to be aged between five and eight-weeks-old.
Smoke could be seen billowing from the vehicle near Harthill Services, causing a black cloud to cover the motorway.
The victim was stabbed within a property in Grieve Road, Cumbernauld, at around 1.40am on Friday.
The incident happened on a ScotRail service during the Christmas period last year.
Gary More, 32, was shot several times in the head and body outside his home in Airdrie in 2018.
Shining Stars ASN Theatre School have appealed for help in tracing the vehicle.
Officers remain at the scene in Coatbridge while enquiries are carried out.
Police were called to a disturbance in Brunswick Gardens, Cumbernauld, at around 6.55pm on Thursday.
Police are reviewing CCTV and appealing for information after drive-by shooting in Stepps.
Teenager Kieran O'Reilly, 14, from Airdrie has been missing for three days.
The 25-year-old man was discovered at a property in Cumbernauld on Sunday morning.
Lacey-Mae was born on Saturday after a retired midwife rushed her mother to hospital from a church Christmas lunch.
The Kick-Ass and Kingsman writer gifted hundreds of tickets to Coatbridge primaries.
Colin Macdonald died following a disturbance within a property in North Lanarkshire.
The incident was reported to have occurred on a service between Greenfaulds and Edinburgh Waverley.
Nine people were injured when the Tsunami ride derailed and plunged to the ground in 2016.