updated 09/19/2011 AT 4:55 PM ET
•originally published 09/19/2011 AT 5:00 PM ET
It was a beautiful day to take a hike in L.A. on Saturday, and for Ryan Gosling’s dog, the end of the afternoon was, well – a walk in the park!
After a hike through Runyon Canyon Park, the actor’s best bud George caught a break when Gosling helped him up into their ride, an SUV.
While the big guy couldn’t have looked happier to get a lift, Gosling – wearing sweats and a black cap – looked focused as he kept a hand under George’s back legs for support.
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