11/01/2012 at 03:30 PM EDT
That's one way to spice up a workday!
showed up to the Smash
set in New York City on Thursday with her constant companions in tow, Chihuahuas Larry and Nena.
The brunette beauty modeled a studded headpiece and sparkly dress for the day's scenes, but the dogs stood out as her best accessories.
"They are very polite on set and everyone loves them," she told PEOPLE
earlier this year. "Larry is affectionate and needy and Nena is just as chill as they come. But both are very sweet."
When it came time for McPhee to hit her trailer, Larry and Nena hopped up the stairs (with a little boost from their owner).