The Hills star goes on a date with Brian the dog on an episode of the FOX sitcom

By Cynthia Wang and Scott Huver
Updated April 13, 2009 12:25 PM

Lauren Conrad has had her share of romantic escapades on her various MTV series – but now her love life is going to the dogs. In the May 3 episode of FOX’s hit comedy Family Guy, an animated Conrad gets tangled in a romantic web of Brian the dog’s making. has a first look at Conrad’s character posing with Brian and Stewie in a take on an iconic Hills shot of Conrad, Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port.

“She dates Brian for an episode,” show creator Seth MacFarlane tells PEOPLE of Conrad’s guest-voice stint, where Brian goes out with her to disguise the true object of his affection. When asked if it ends happily or badly for the pair, MacFarlane says, “I’m not going to spoil it!”