updated 11/14/2012 AT 11:45 AM ET
•originally published 11/13/2012 AT 3:30 PM ET
A wolf knows its kind!
As dozens of (probably jealous) fans looked on, the dog got up close – real close – to the actor, who knelt down to pet the friendly pooch, its sleek black coat accessorized with a collar from America’s VetDogs. The nonprofit provides service dogs to disabled veterans and active service members.
The dog’s companion laughed as Lautner’s four-legged fan went out on a limb and gave the star a sloppy kiss on the ear.