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PRINCESS & POOCH
Prince William’s other half scratches the chin of a very adoring fan at an event in North Wales in February.
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Will gives a loving pat to friendly blond while visiting Africa with his brother. What would Kate say?
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It’s puppy love! Harry goes nose-to-nose with a super-cute pooch during a visit to a children’s education center in Semonkong, Lesotho, last June.
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The new Princess makes another furry friend on a visit to Scotland’s St. Andrews University. Perhaps the newlyweds are due for a dog of their own?
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TICKET TO RIDE
The Duchess of Cornwall, who has always been a fan of horsebackriding, gives this regal animal a friendly rub at the Campo Grande Hippodrome in Lisbon, Portugal, in March.
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During at trip to Eastern Poland last year, the Prince of Wales takes time out to stroke a Eurasian wild horse while visiting a European bison reserve.
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Charles and his sons frolic by the water at Balmoral Castle with his Jack Russell Tigga and William’s black Lab Widgeon in 1997.
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The Princes grew up around horses, like this pony that the boys took turns riding around the grounds of Highgrove in Tetbury, England, as their mother looked on.
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THE CORGI KIND
The royal family has a natural fondness for canines. The Queen (in blue) raised Corgis, as did her mother the Queen mum.
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Ahh, sibling rivalry. William and Harry fight for the affection of one very lucky pup in a photo from August of 1987, taken on the Majorca island of Spain.