03/09/2012 at 04:00 PM EST
is living the California dream.
The fashion designer and reality star kicked off her heels for a photo shoot and went barefoot in the sands of Malibu on Thursday, happily running down the beach next to a group of adorably golden puppies.
Conrad, who has a dog named Chloe
, eagerly got into the mix with the pooches, kneeling down to pet them as they ran around.