Jane Lynch Adopts an Australian Shepherd Puppy

Jane Lynch with dog Francis

Beverly News

12/12/2011 AT 5:05 PM ET

An adorable puppy wriggled its way into Jane Lynch’s heart over the weekend.

The Glee star adopted an Australian shepherd mix at a Kinder4Rescue.org pet adoption event on Saturday in Studio City, Calif., and she named the male pup Francis Willoughby Lynch Embry, her agent tells PEOPLE.