Lea Michele with new pet dog

Photo: @msleamichelle/Twitter

Lea Michele has an adorable new love in her life, an 8-year-old dog named Pearl.

Pearl"Today I would like to introduce you to Pearl. She's 8 years old and is my new little love. Welcome Pearl!" Michele posted on Twitter, along with a photo of the dog.

It was a happy moment for the new dog mom whose on- and off-screen boyfriend, Cory Monteith, died in July.

Michele and the rest of the "Glee" cast recently said farewell to him and his character, Finn, in the show's tribute episode that aired last week.

The 27-year-old actress posted a couple other photos of Pearl on Twitter, including one of the pup at a photo shoot and one of Pearl with one of her cats.

Michele is known for her love of animals. She’s fronted a PETA campaign to protest horse-drawn carriage rides, and she once saved a litter of six kittens she found at Paramount studios where "Glee" films.

She adopted two of the kittens and helped match others with "Glee" co-star Heather Morris and one of the show's directors.

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