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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Meet the Dogs: Meghan and Wicket

Meet the Dogs: Meghan and Wicket

For the preview of our newest brand, American Beagle Outfitters, we enlisted Vine Superstar Brittany Furlan‘s dogs to model the newest trends from our Spring 2014 collection. Read on to learn more about Meghan and Wicket and why they love American Beagle Outfitters. Plus, make sure you preview the entire collection at ae.com/dogs and watch the Dogumentary.

Dog Names: Meghan (Meggypoos) and Wicket

Dog Ages: Megypoos is 7 and Wicket is 6.

Dog Breeds: Meghan is a Long-haired Dachshund and Wicket is a Yorkie.

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Meghan and Wicket  (Photo Credit: Brittany Furlan)

Do they do any tricks?

Both dogs can roll over, speak on command, give paw, sit and lay down

Why did you think your dogs would be a good models for our newest line?

They’re both as cute as pie

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

Anywhere I’m hanging out.

Would you recommend American Beagle Outfitters to other dogs?

Totally!

Brittany snuggling with Wicket and Meghan.

Brittany snuggling with Wicket and Meghan. (Photo Credit: Brittany Furlan)

Are your dogs single or attached?

They’re both too attached to their mother to seek out relationships with others.

Ride in the car vs. walk in the park?

Car rides all the way.

Rope vs. fetch?

Fetch

Favorite treat?

Happy Hips (Chicken Breast flavor)

What was it like meeting your dogs for the first time?

I was so excited but they were both so small as puppies I had to make sure not to love squeeze them to death.

 

Brittany and Wicket selfie.

Brittany and Wicket selfie. (Photo Credit: Brittany Furlan)

Nappers vs. players?

Nappers, all day every day.

What words do they know?

Treat treat, outside, hungry, go for a ride, where’s mommy?, go get your baby, sit, lay down, roll over, speak, come, bathy (they hate that one), kissy, sleep with mommy, up, where’s daddy?

Who are your dog’s best friends? 

Each other!

Where do your dogs sleep?

With me

Is there anything your dogs won’t do?

Eat asparagus.

What makes your dog bark?

Intruders, knocks on the door, men who dance

What is the funniest thing that your dogs do?

The, “I have to go to the bathroom dance”- Wicky

The, “I’m gonna roll all over your new rug” -Meg

How would you describe your dogs’ #AEOStyle?

Chill yet fashionable.

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

I was like, “I just hope they incorporate a hole for them to pee pee out of.”

Where would your dog wear American Beagle Outfitters?

Everywhere

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

All denim errrrythang

Want to learn more about Brittany, Meghan and Wicket? Follow them on Vine and Instagram.

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