A Royal Love Affair – with Pets!

William, Kate, Charles and Camilla all love a good cuddle with a furry friend

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PRINCESS & POOCH

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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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BLOND BEAUTY

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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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DOGGONE IT

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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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LUCKY DOG

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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

TICKET TO RIDE
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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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STABLE MAN

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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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FAMILY AFFAIR

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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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GIDDY UP

GIDDY UP
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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

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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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DOG DAYS

DOG DAYS
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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.

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