Just because they’re royalty doesn’t mean they don’t have pets. On the contrary, these royals are big-time animal lovers, so much so that if given the choice, they wouldn’t go anywhere without them.
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Queen Elizabeth II
The recent loss of her corgi, Willow, marks the end of Her Majesty's association with the breed, which dates back eight decades. The dog was 14th generation and descended from the Queen's first dog Susan, but at least she still has two dorgis Vulcan and Candy. On her 90th birthday, she posed for portraits with her four dogs at the time (Willow, Vulcan, Candy and Holly), showing just how important they were to her.
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Prince Charles' wife loves animals but there's no animal she loves more than her Jack Russell pup, Beth.
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Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon
The Norwegian royals, along with their children, celebrated Norway's National Day with their labradoodles Milly Kaka and Muffin Kråkebolle.
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Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik
The Danish royals have had all kinds of dogs over the years. Back in 2001, they posed with their dachshunds, Evita (who died in 2012) and Helike for the press.
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima
The King and Queen of the Netherlands along with the kids, Princess Ariane, Princess Amalia and Princess Alexia, were more than happy to share the limelight with their royal black Labs, Skipper and Nala.
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King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia
The Swedish king and queen's pooch, Bingo, was more than happy to steal the royals' thunder during Crown Princess Victoria's birthday celebrations back in 2004.
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Princess Caroline of Hanover
Who needs to walk a royal weiner dog when you can carry one?
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Just walking French bulldog Romeo like it wasn't cold out at all.
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Duchess Kate and Prince William
Kate and Will had only been married eight months when they had their first baby — fur-baby Lupo, who was bred from Michael and Carole Middleton's dog, Ella. The English Cocker Spaniel has seen just about everything and is now outnumbered by the Cambridge kids.
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