Big Puppy Date! Prince Andrews Ex wife, Sarah Fergusonrevealed how Queen Elizabeth II’s corgis are doing following the death of the late monarch on September 8.
The Duke and Duchess of York, both aged 60, initially gave the two puppies to their late mother. After her death, the dogs were returned to the couple, who live together at Royal Lodge near Windsor Castle.
During a Wednesday October 5th interview with The TelegraphFergie gave an update on how the Pembrooke Welsh Corgis are doing in their new environment, calling it “a great honor” to look after the Queen’s pets, which she described as “national treasures”.
“They all balance each other out,” the Duchess joked, referencing how Muick and Sandy have joined the couple’s five Norfolk Terriers. “The carpet moves when I move, but I’m used to it now.”
Corresponding The TelegraphAndrew gave Muick and a dorgi, Fergus, to the late monarch for the first time in March 2021 during the COVID-19 quarantine to cheer up his mother after her husband, Prince Phillip, was hospitalized.
Philip died a month later, and Fergus died the following May. The Duke then gifted the Sovereign a third dog – Sandy – which the Duchess found as a puppy.
In September, public concern grew over what might happen to the corgis after Elizabeth’s death. Prince Williamwho is now second in line to the throne behind Father King Charles IIIHe spoke to concerned fans who had queued to view his grandmother’s coffin at Westminster Palace in London to assure them the dogs would be “spoiled” in their new home.
“I saw her the other day,” the 40-year-old Prince of Wales said during the brief September interaction, which was recorded and shared via Sky news. “They are well taken care of, they are two very friendly corgis and they have good homes.”
The late monarch owned 30 dogs during her reign as Queen of the United Kingdom. Elizabeth got her first corgi, Susan, on her 18th birthday in 1944. During Elizabeth’s lifetime, Elizabeth’s dogs even had their own room at Buckingham Palace, where they slept on wicker beds and were given fresh sheets daily.
“The dogs sleep in the royal family home and are definitely well fed,” says corgi trainer Roger Mugford said city Country in July 2015. “The context and content of her meals are very important to Her Majesty, who tailors the meal to her age, clinical needs, etc.”
Mugford added at the time that “The Queen is a great believer in homeopathy and herbal medicine and each dog has a unique menu,” noting that each pup has an “exotic porcelain bowl” that is carried in by a butler. “Eight dogs sit in a semicircle, waiting for their food bowls. It’s all disciplined and well organized by Her Majesty; Few other owners can control their dogs to ‘wait’ for their food,” he explained.
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