11/29/2012 AT 6:40 PM ET
When it comes to working it for the camera, Miley Cyrus clearly has her dogs well-trained.
In an almost unbelievable photo, Mate towers over the pint-sized (and sweater-rocking!) pup, whom Cyrus’s sister Noah, 12, adopted from Los Angeles’s Saving Spot! Dog Rescue.
“I love Penny Lane,” the star gushed earlier this month, posting yet another snapshot of the little furball.