Meet the Dog: Olive

oliveIntroducing you to Olive — one of the models for our newest collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked her owner, Abbey, a few questions about Olive so we could learn more about this sassy sweet-heart starring in our campaign.

Dog Name:

Olive

Dog Age:

11 Months

Dog Breed:

Australian Shepherd

Tricks for Treats?

Will shake her paw for ANY food. Cheese is her favorite.

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

She likes to accessorize and has quite the sassy personality in front of a camera.

What are your dog’s favorite places to hang out?

Underneath the Ivy in our backyard or on top of our feet wherever we are at in the house.

Does your dog have any shameful secrets?

She hates the feeling of wet grass on her paws. So when its raining or has rained she will either do her best to hold it/pee on the sidewalk/hold it too long and then fail and pee on the hardwood floor.

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

She likes to wear bandannas or a bow on her collar.

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 Olive looking sassy wearing her red bow

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Absolutely! Who wouldn’t love dressing their pooch in stylish AEO wear?

Is your dog single or attached?

She’s currently in a long distance relationship with a Jack Russel named Jasper.

Ride in the car vs. Walk in the park?

Jog in the park!

Rope vs. Fetch?

Frisbee or Fetch!

Favorite treat?

Cheese

What’s your best memory with your dog?

Taking her on a long walk/swim at a reservoir near Lake Erie with her “Aunts” Phoebe and Fin. Olive was still a puppy and this was the last visit before Fin passed away. It was also Olive’s first time swimming.

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Olive having fun in the sun with Fin and Phoebe

Why did you pick this specific dog?

She was the most independent, confident and adventurous pup in her litter. She was also quite the cuddler.

What was it like seeing him/her up for the first time after you purchased the dog?

I had waited my entire life for a pet dog, I was ecstatic and it was hard to believe the day had finally arrived.

Is the dog an only child?

Yes, although she has her first human sibling on the way!

Does your dog bite or lick the mailman?

Jump up on and tries to lick his face

Nappers vs Players?

PLAYER

What words do they know?

Her name, treat, out, park, go get ___, our names

What tricks can they do?

Roll Over, Shake, Lay Down, Stay, Sit, Go Get___, “watch me”, come

Do she prefer mud or baths?

Hmm that’s a tough one neither really she loves snow. But mud at the dog park is preferred over the inevitable bath that follows.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words-

Loving, Loyal, Sassy, Independent, Energetic

Who are your dog’s best friends? Any neighborhood animals?

Her best friend is her “aunt” Phoebe..only a few months older, also an Aussie Shepherd.

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BFF’s

Where does your dog sleep?

She has her own bed, but starts out each night cuddling us before sleeping on her own bed.

What’s your sleeping style?

Don’t disturb the dog, or don’t disturb me? Don’t disturb the dog, I will let me leg fall asleep and not care.

Is there anything your dog won’t do?

So far, swimming in water that has waves freaks her out. We’ll see how this summer goes…

Does your dog have any favorite TV shows?

True Blood, she likes when the werewolves bark.

What makes your dog bark?

The laser pointer toy we have.

What is the funniest thing that your dog does?

Chase reflections around the house from passing cars on sunny days.

How would you describe your personal style?

Casual trendy.

What is your dog’s #AEOStyle?

Tomboy with a touch of girly glam

When you heard American Eagle Outfitters was coming up with a clothing line what were your first thoughts?

I was thrilled and couldn’t wait to see what they came up with.

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

Definitely on her evening walks through the neighborhood. Shes always running into new people who stop to say hi, or yell hello from their car windows, so she likes to look her best. Also to any fun family and friends gathering/special events like holidays.

What would be the perfect look for you to match your dog.

A blousy top with a pair of dark jeans.

Want to show off your dog’s style? Then use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter and Instagram for the chance to see your pup on AE.com.

 

 

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Meet the Dog: Pinkie Pie

Meet the Dog: Pinkie Pie

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Introducing you to Pinkie Pie — one of the models for our newest collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked her owner, Sarah, a few questions about Pinkie Pie so we could learn more about this teeny-tiny sweetie starring in our campaign.

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 Pinkie Pie and her mama, Sarah

Dog Name:

Pinky Pie

Dog Age:

Nine

Dog Breed:

Chihuahua

Tricks for Treats?

Will sit, lay down, roll over (multiple times in a row), give paw and hi-five for beef dog treats

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

She’s itty bitty and everyone she meets seems to fall in love with her instantly. She’s super friendly and loves being around other people. She’s also used to being dressed up – she has tons of clothes and occasionally even wears nail paw-lish.

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 Pinkie Pie in her glory in a sea of clothes

What are your dog’s favorite places to hang out? Anywhere I am or where there is a pillow or blanket for her to cuddle up to.  She’s the best cuddler ever!

Does your dog have any shameful secrets?

She’s sneaky!!! If you take your eyes off of her for a SECOND she’ll do bad things – unwrap presents under the tree, tear up the garbage, eat thru a box of k-cups, eat half a bag of chocolate covered coffee beans! She can’t help herself when she smells food.

What’s your dog’s most embarrassing moments?

Sometimes, I put boots on her and she hates them. She will freeze. Not even a treat can get her to move.

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

She’s a sweater girl. She likes to be cozy – especially if it’s pink!

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

OF COURSE. She’s so excited to be in the campaign with her friends Carson and Lottie Moon. They’re telling everyone they know.

Is your dog single or attached?

She’s a single lady.

Ride in the car vs. Walk in the park?

Car all the way! She loves going for long drives to visit her cousins in West Virginia. When we get close to their house she can tell and gets super excited!

Rope vs. Fetch?

Neither. Sleep!

Favorite treat?

Canine Carryout Beef Treats. Or any cat food she can sneak from her sister or people food she can weasel out of her mama.

What’s your best memory with your dog?

There are so many. She’s been around for all the big things – she went to college with me; she traveled to NY with me while I was recording an album, she traveled to Portland with me for an American Eagle Outfitters photo shoot and she was there when I met the guy I’ll marry this summer (she pooped in his shoe the first time she met him. She had to show him who was boss!!)

Why did you pick this specific dog?

She was so tiny and adorable and I couldn’t resist her big shiny eyes. She weighed one pound and fit in my hand when I first got her.

Is the dog an only child?

She has a sister named Coco who is a cat and they’re best friends. They cuddle together in bed (next to me of course).

Does your dog bite or lick the mailman?

Barks.

Nappers vs Players?

Naps, all day, every day!

What words does she know?

Sit, Laydown, Roll, Gimme Paw, Hi Five, Food, Treat, Go Outside, Go for Ride, Get up in Bed, Cagey, Under (what I say when I want her to get under the covers and cuddle up, Potty.

Does she prefer mud or baths?

Baths – she’s a girly girl.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words-

Chill, Sweet, Cuddly, Protective, Alpha

Who are your dog’s best friends? Any neighborhood animals?

She likes hanging out with Lottie Moon and Carson when they can fit it in their schedules. Emma and Murphy are her cousins she loves.

Where does your dog sleep?

Right next to me… as close as she can possibly get.

What’s your sleeping style? Don’t disturb the dog, or don’t disturb me?

I’ll be uncomfortable if it helps her stay cozy. Sometimes though if I roll over and move the blankets, she tends to go flying across the bed. She’s so small.

Is there anything your dog won’t do?

She’ll do it but she doesn’t like swimming. She also hates the vacuum and hides every time.

Does your dog have any favorite TV shows?

She watches a lot of Food Network with her mama; anything involving food is fine by her.

What makes your dog bark?

If she hears a noise while I’m home, she barks to protect me. If it’s vice versa and she’s home with AJ and I’m the one that makes the noise, she doesn’t even bother trying to protect him. She loves me most.

What is the funniest thing that your dog does?

Her tongue sticks out when she’s super relaxed. It’s cute but ugly at the same time. I love it.

How would you describe your personal style?

Usually casual. I’m most always in denim and a tee or tank with flip flops (at least in the Spring and Summer since the weather here is nuts).

What is your dog’s #AEOStyle?

A little flashier than her mama’s – she loves dresses, embellished sweaters and anything sparkly. Bonus points if it’s pink.

What do you think of your dog’s outfit?

If I could’ve chosen an outfit for her myself that would’ve been the one. I love how trendy the jumper is – both the fit and the black and white print. And I love that this is something different for her versus her usual T or sweatshirt.

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Supermodel status

When you heard American Eagle Outfitters was coming up with a clothing line, what were your first thoughts?

It’s such a fun idea. I love that I can shop for myself and come home with a present for her too.

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

Everywhere. Especially to the park or parties so she can show off her new style to her friends.

What would be the perfect look for you to match your dog?

I’d love to see us both in destroyed T’s, jeans and sunglasses. That’s our favorite go-to look.

Want to show off your dog’s style? Then use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter and Instagram for the chance to see your pup on AE.com.

 

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Meet the Dog: Lottie Moon

Meet the Dog: Lottie Moon

Introducing you to Lottie Moon — one of the models for our newest collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked her owner, Lauren, a few questions about Lottie so we could learn more about this fashionista starring in our campaign.

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Dog Name: Lottie Moon

Dog Age: 5

Dog Breed: Cavachon

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

Because she is perfect. In every way.

What’s your dog’s most embarrassing moments?

Moon has had a few embarrassing moments…sometimes she runs into things or misses the couch when she trys to jump.

Moon and Lauren enjoying the sunshine. Photo Credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

Moon and Lauren enjoying the sunshine. Photo credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

Moon loves her colorblock hoodie.

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Absolutely; cool silhouettes in fun bright and trend right patterns and colors!

Is your dog single or attached?

Technically, single.

Favorite treat?

Pupperoni!

What’s your best memory with your dog?

I love my little lady…every moment is memorable! But, if I had to pick one, I would definitely pick the time I took her on a hike in PA. We went with my boyfriend and Moon gave up half way and decided she would rather ride in Drew’s backpack and check out the scenery that way vs. walking.

Bath time! Photo credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

Bath time! Photo credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

Why did you pick this specific dog?

Moon picked me. She is a rescue and something just said we were meant for each other.

What was it like seeing him/her up for the first time after you purchased the dog?

Moon has a troubled past. She was taken from a puppy mill and traveled in a semi truck from Missouri to Pennsylvania and settled with a local rescuer. I found her online and she came to my house completely shaved, six pounds underweight and scared. She needed her mom, and she got me!

Does your dog bite or lick the mailman?

Moon barks at the mailman and runs away.

What tricks does she do?

Sits, Turns Around, Gives Kisses, Gives Hugs, and definitely Stays.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words.

Best lady in the world.

All snuggled up! Photo credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

All snuggled up! Photo credit: @ellerourke on Instagram

Does your dog have any favorite TV shows?

The Office and Parks and Rec.

What is the funniest thing that your dog does?

Moon has particular taste in music. She really doe not enjoy Rogue Wave….the song California. It makes her bark.

When you heard American Eagle was coming up with a clothing line what were your first thoughts?

Well, I conceived the idea with Preston, so naturally we thought we were brilliant for the idea.

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Meet the Dog: Ruby

Meet the Dog: Ruby

Introducing you to Ruby — one of the models for our newest collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked her owner, Julie, a few questions about Ruby so we could learn more about this feisty pooch starring in our campaign.

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Dog Name:

Ruby Jane

Dog Age:

Six

Dog Breed:

Boston Terrier

Tricks for Treats?

She will sit and lay down for bacon

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

She has a great toned physique- 25 lbs. of muscle!

What are your dog’s favorite places to hang out?

Her bed

Does your dog have any shameful secrets?

She doesn’t like men

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

Her striped dress and pearls.

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Ruby looking stylish in her favorite outfit

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Absolutely, the collection is fabulous and the option to dress your dog in matching clothes – magnificent!

Is your dog single or attached?

Single for life

Ride in the car vs. Walk in the park?

Ride in the car, for sure.

Rope vs. Fetch?

Fetch

Favorite treat?

She is very high maintenance and will only eat Pup-a-roni, scrambled eggs, and bacon.

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What’s your best memory with your dog?

Every time we cuddle

Why did you pick this specific dog?

She’s a beauty.

What was it like seeing him/her up for the first time after you purchased the dog?

She was so teeny and precious, I didn’t want to put her down.

Is the dog an only child?

Yes

Does your dog bite or lick the mailman?

BITE

Nappers vs Players?

Player- she plays with her ball — ALL day.

What words do they know?

Ball, squeaky, treat, outside, car, walk, and surprisingly and no joke- nails clipped.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words-

Sweet, timid, protective, playful, curious.

Who are your dog’s best friends? Any neighborhood animals?

Molly the Maltese, Cuffs the Chihuahua, Maggie the Puggle, Baylee the Golden, Tux and Almond the Shih Tzu’s- and that’s it!

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Ruby hanging out with her clique, Almond, Baylee, Maggie & Tux

Where does your dog sleep?

In my bed

What’s your sleeping style? Don’t disturb the dog, or don’t disturb me?

Don’t disturb the dog

Is there anything your dog won’t do?

Go for long walks.

Does your dog have any favorite TV shows?

Every show on the Disney Channel

What makes your dog bark?

Men.

What is the funniest thing that your dog does?

Pins me down and kisses me – and I love every second.

How would you describe your personal style?

Whimsical Elegance with a dash of Prep.

What is your dog’s #AEOStyle?

Colorful and laid back.

What do you think of your dog’s outfit?

Amaze, Bright and Cute and totally aligns with her playful side.

When you heard American Eagle Outfitters was coming up with a clothing line what were your first thoughts?

Genius.

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

To the vet, walks and vacation — basically everywhere!

What would be the perfect look for you to match your dog?

One word – JEGGINGS

Want to show off your dog’s style? Then use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter and Instagram for the chance to see your pup on AE.com.

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Meet the Dog: Bonnie

Meet the Dog: Bonnie

Introducing you to Bonnie and her owner Leah. Bonnie is one of the models for our new collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked Leah questions about Bonnie so we could learn more about the brown-eyed beauty starring in our campaign.

Dog Name: 

Bonnie (or Bonnie-girl, Bonnie-lulu, Loodles, Girlie-girl, etc., etc.)

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Bonnie and her owner, Leah

Dog Age:

Almost 2

Dog Breed:

Golden Retriever

Tricks for Treats? 

Bonnie-girl thinks she is too cool to do tricks. She leaves the tricks for her husband Clyde to do.

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

She’s not only the prettiest dog around, but she is the sweetest dog too.

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Bonnie getting styled on-set 

What are your dog’s favorite places to hang out?

Right by my side.

Does your dog have any shameful secrets? 

It’s no secret. This dog loves water. She will drink so much that she throws up! She recently figured out that snow is a form of water & goes around eating the snow.

What’s your dog’s most embarrassing moments? 

First time at a pet store & she goes number two on the floor. Very embarrassing.

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

She has a holiday collar that has jingle bells on it. She sleeps with it on!

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Absolutely! The days of cute outfits that were just offered to smaller breed dogs are over! Time for the big dogs to be fashionable 24/7!

Is your dog single or attached?

Very much attached. Bonnie & her other half, Clyde, have been a thing for two years!

Ride in the car vs. Walk in the park?

Depends on the day. She does love car rides, though! Sometimes she jumps in the car when I open the door & I have to spend 10 minutes trying to convince her to get out of the car because she’s not coming with me!

Rope vs. Fetch?

Neither.

What’s your best memory with your dog?

Picking her up for the very first time. She was five weeks old and no bigger than my hand. There were several puppies to choose from, but she came right up to me & fell asleep in my lap. It was love at first meet.

Why did you pick this specific dog?

She has the best temperament of any dog I’ve ever met (and anyone that has met her would agree!). She’s so sweet, so calm, so loving.

Is Bonnie an only child? 

Nope – she has a husband named Clyde.

Does your dog bite or lick the mailman?

More like sniffs the mailman?

Nappers vs. Players?

Eh, probably a napper, but she definitely has her playful side, too!

What words does she know?

“Water” “sit” “stay” “speak” “Treat” “Go for a ride?” “Clyde”

What tricks can she do?

Uh… not many. She sits & speaks on command… but nothing that fun or exciting.

Does she prefer mud or baths?

If the mud has water puddles, mud. But baths involve water too, so she loves baths.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words

Sweet. Friendly. Calm. Loving. Patient.

Who are your dog’s best friends?

Any neighborhood animals? Clyde.

Where does your dog sleep?

On her doggie bed.

What’s your sleeping style?

Don’t disturb the dog, or don’t disturb me? Depends on how tired she is! If she’s really tired, there is nothing you can do to get her to wake up. She definitely loves her sleep.

Is there anything your dog won’t do?

Cool tricks.

What makes your dog bark?

If you don’t give her a treat or water in a timely manner. Nothing really else… she’s not a barker.

What is the funniest thing that your dog does?

Bonnie & Clyde always manage to find a sock and play tug of war. Bonnie gets pretty competitive.

How would you describe your personal style?

Relaxed, low maintenance, & easy.

What is your dog’s #AEOStyle?

Girly & fun… but relaxed & low maintenance, just like her mommy!

What do you think of your dog’s outfit?

Perfect for the girlie-girl, but low-maintenance girl that she is!

When you heard American Eagle Outfitters was coming up with a clothing line what were your first thoughts?

I was so excited! I love dogs & having two of my own, I was excited to be able to get cool clothes for Bonnie & Clyde to rock whenever they want!

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

Wherever!

Click here to check out the full collection.

 

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Meet the Dog: Oliver

Meet the Dog: Oliver

Introducing you to Oliver, one of the models for our new collection, American Beagle Outfitters. We asked his owner questions about Oliver so we could learn more about the spunky shih tzu starring in our campaign.

Dog Name: Oliver Fancy Scottfield

Dog Age: 1.5 years old

Dog Breed: Shih Tzu

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Oliver looking ready for the sun in his shades and neon pink board shorts.

Why did you think your dog would be a good model for our newest line?

He loves fashion and showing up at the dog park in style!

Does your dog have any shameful secrets?

He often torments the cat that he can see out of the living room window periodically.

What’s your dog’s most embarrassing moments?

When he passes gas, he often hides his head under a pillow in shame.

What is your dog’s favorite outfit to wear?

His grey wool turtle neck sweater with an American flag on the back.

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Yes, we love the collection!

Is your dog single or attached?

Single for now, he is a ladies’ man though.

Ride in the car vs. Walk in the park?

Both, he loves to hang his head out of the window on road trips but lives for a stroll through the city.

Rope vs. Fetch?

Fetch, not even a question.

Favorite treat?

He loves to eat natural, so any treats with natural ingredients he loves. If there are preservatives he often shys away, summer is only a few months away after all.

Why did you pick this specific dog?

He looks almost identical to the peek-a-poo that I grew up with, her name was Samee Jo.

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Oliver with the portrait of Samee Jo.

What was it like seeing him for the first time after you purchased the dog?

It was love at first sight. He cuddled on my lap the entire 2 hour drive home. For the first 2 days he refused to walk, he would only scoot on his belly.

Is the dog an only child?

For now, yes. He really wants a ginger shih tzu sister named Fancy (named after the Reba McIntyre song “Fancy”)

What words does he know?

“Bearhead” his nickname, “Lanai” what we call our outdoor patio, “Aunt Sis” what he calls my sister, “Outside” and “Where’s the Fly?” he immediately looks up at the ceiling/sky.

What tricks can he do?

Oliver and I take a ball on the floor and push it back and forth to each other with our noses.

Describe your dog’s personality in 5 words.

Social/energetic/compassionate/loving/playful

Who are your Oliver’s best friends? Any neighborhood animals?

Brody our neighbor dog and Oliver are best buds, they share a dog walker and hang out on the weekends, they are inseparable.

Where does your dog sleep?

At the foot of the bed. In the morning he crawls between us and gives us his morning kisses, this can go on for up to 30 minutes. And then, as soon as you say “outside?!” he leaps out of bed to the front door.

Is there anything your dog won’t do?

He will never leave our sight. We can be in the apartment or playing in the park, he always knows where we are.

Does your dog have any favorite TV shows?

Anything on DOGTV, a network through Direct TV. He watches it all day when his daddies are at work.

How would you describe your personal style?

Classic lines with pops of happy colors

What is your dog’s #AEOStyle?

Casual for day and hip for the evening. He prefers looks that can take him from a play date in the afternoon to walk downtown in the evening.

What do you think of your dog’s outfit?

It’s such a great sunny day look for him, he can’t wait for his LA trip later this month to debut his hot pink trunks by the pool.

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

He would wear it everywhere, on vacation, on walks, to the dog park, the Vet Appointments, to the bar (yes, there are dog friendly bars in NY)

What would be the perfect look for you to match your dog?

We would love to wear identical denim, tee and a bomber jacket, it’s both of our favorite looks.

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