09/17/2008 at 12:00 PM EDT
has a new best friend: a golden retriever named Elvis.
The pup was a birthday gift from his family, according to the band's rep. The youngest member of the Jonas Brothers band, who turned 16 on Tuesday, named the pup for two of his favorite musicians, Elvis Costello and Elvis Presley.
Though the band has been busy working on its upcoming film, Jonas Brothers 3-D Concert Movie
(which will open Feb. 22, 2009), Nick still made time for Elvis on Tuesday, taking him for a walk around his L.A. neighborhood.
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