updated 02/21/2012 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 02/22/2012 AT 6:30 AM ET
How about some wee-tail therapy?
The newly single actor, sporting a beard and looking casual in loose pants and a flowing shirt, spent some time with fans but zeroed in on – what else? – the dogs.
He broke out into a beaming smile, though, upon seeing a gray American Staffordshire terrier puppy from a rescued litter. Brand nuzzled with the dog and walked around with it in his arms, but eventually left empty-handed.
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