Belinda and Alex Leitch are the house owners of Seaside Gems on New Zealand’s beautiful London Quay and the mother and father of Maxwell, an lovable rescue pooch with a ardour for trend.
The 11-year-old Pug/Japanese Chin serves because the store’s unofficial mascot and jewellery mannequin!
Hundreds of cruise ship vacationers go to the city of Picton annually, and Maxwell makes positive they’ll’t resist stopping by Seaside Gems.
“The quantity of individuals he brings to the store is wonderful,” says jewellery designer, Amelia Pask. “He likes to sunbathe within the window and fortunately reveals off our designs.”
Pask is the one who found the pup’s flare for modeling on a very quiet day. She started draping him in gems and pearls, discovering Maxwell surprisingly amenable to the sport of dress-up.
Nonetheless, the designer tells Stuff Information the senior pooch is definitely no push over!
“He’s like a cat actually and if he’s had sufficient he simply goes and lays down however when he’s within the temper he’ll let me drape him in chains and even put on clip on earrings.”
Throughout lulls in enterprise, the fortunate rescue pup maintains an energetic social calendar.
“When he’s not modeling he heads exterior to the cafe subsequent door to see what he can get,” says Pask. “He additionally has a girlfriend, a Schnauzer, who goes to work along with her proprietor at Hair on Excessive. He lives a really pampered life.”
In the event you’d prefer to see extra of Maxwell, comply with him on the Seaside Gems Fb web page or swing by the store throughout your subsequent New Zealand cruise!
H/T to Stuff Information