Introducing 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.
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.