George Clooney Goes Barefoot on the Beach with an Adorable Dog

George Clooney

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updated 05/16/2012 AT 9:00 AM ET

originally published 05/16/2012 AT 10:50 AM ET

Watch out, Einstein – George is making eyes at a new friend!

Clooney kicked off his shoes and went toes first into the sand on a beach in Malibu on Tuesday, filming what appeared to be a commercial for a mobile device.

The actor was joined by a golden retriever, and Clooney – a noted dog lover who rescued his senior cocker spaniel – seemed to really take to his costar.

The handsome duo shook hands, traded grins, and the lucky dog (the furry one) enjoyed pats on the head from one of the world’s most famous movie stars on a sunny day on the beach.

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George Clooney

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