Brandon Blackstock and Kelly Clarkson
is taking her relationship with Brandon Blackstock to the next level: The couple now have a dog together.
"Uh-oh ... commitment level," Clarkson, 30, tells PEOPLE of their new addition, a German Shepherd puppy.
Adds Clarkson, who began dating
the Nashville-based talent manager (and son of Clarkson's manager of five years and stepson of Reba McEntire), 35, in late 2011: "He's adorable."
And the pop star's furry friend is in good company
: Clarkson loves to show off her Maltese, Security, and Joplin, a black poodle – and they're her frequent traveling companions
"I love them so much," she gushed about her canine crew earlier this year on WhoSay
. "I might be too attached ha!"
But Blackstock shouldn't worry about competing with Clarkson's four-legged friends for her affection. Come September, when football season kicks off, the two plan on taking time out for game-day dates.
The Dallas Cowboys fan
, who recorded a self-penned anthem for the team in collaboration with the NFL and Pepsi
, says she feels "just super happy right now."