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Days after the turned 30, she was spotted arm-in-arm with her – and an adorably gangly puppy – walking along a North Wales beach.
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Though the palace would not comment on the dog, it’s assumed the young pup is a new addition to the household, as there had been reports that Will would present Kate with a puppy for Christmas.
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As the puppy takes in the beautiful scenery, Kate shows some tender affection for her husband.
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What kind of dog is it? The money’s on cocker spaniel, the Middleton family’s favored breed, but the pup’s color works for Will, who grew up with black Labradors.
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The grown-ups are deep in conversation, but the energetic pooch tries to get the couple’s attention.
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Will stops to pick something up from the beach for the little guy.
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Or perhaps they decide to leave it where they found it.
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As the sun sets, it casts a beautiful light over the scene.
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It’s time to head home – who’s hungry?
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Hope to see you again soon!