The Queen Consort’s two adorable rescue dogs are expected to make Buckingham Palace their new home.
Camilla, 75, is expected to bring her beloved Jack Russells Beth and Bluebell, who she adopted from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to the palace in London when she moves in, according to the Daily Express.
Buckingham Palace is no stranger to fury friends as Queen Elizabeth owned over 30 corgis and dorgis during her reign.
The Queen Consort, 75, and King Charles’, 73, two adorable rescue dogs are to make Buckingham Palace their new home
Camilla will bring her beloved Jack Russells Beth and Bluebell, who she got from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, of which she is patron, to the palace in London when they move in
Meanwhile the Queen’s two corgis will be cared for by Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York in Windsor.
Muick and Sandy, who will now be adopted by the Queen’s third son and Ms Ferguson, were gifted to the late Queen following the death of Prince Philip.
In an ITV documentary showing an intimate glimpse into Camilla’s personal life, called Camilla’s Country Life, the Duchess spoke about her rescue dogs, Beth, 11, and Bluebell, 10.
Buckingham Palace is no stranger to fury friends as Queen Elizabeth owned over 30 corgis and dorgis during her reign (Princess Elizabeth holding a corgi in 1950)
King Charles, 73, also seems very found of the pooches as they featured in the couple’s 15th wedding anniversary portrait in 2020.
Speaking previously about the dogs, the Queen Consort said: ‘The nice thing about dogs is you can sit them down, you could have a nice long conversation, you could be cross, you could be sad and they just sit looking at you wagging their tail.’
Camilla first adopted Beth from the renowned charity after the poor pup was dumped, BBC News reports.
‘They found [Bluebell] two or three weeks later wandering about in woods, no hair on her, covered in sores, virtually dead,’ she revealed.
‘And they nursed her back to life and her hair grew again. She’s very sweet, but a tiny bit neurotic, shall we say.’
In an ITV documentary showing an intimate glimpse into Camilla’s personal life, called Camilla’s Country Life, the Duchess spoke about her own rescue dogs
The Queen Consort shared this photo of her walking her beloved rescue dog Bluebell on Instagram
The Queen owned more than 30 corgis throughout her reign, however, had resisted taking on any new dogs in recent years not wanting to leave the dogs behind after her death.
Muick, pronounced Mick, joined the royal family at the start of 2021 along with a so-called ‘dorgi’, a cross between a corgi and a dachshund, called Fergus.
Muick had been named after Loch Muick on the Balmoral Estate, where the Queen died on Thursday. Fergus had been named after the Monarch’s uncle who was killed during battle in the First World War.
Fergus died after just five months and was later replaced with a new corgi called Sandy, as a 95th birthday present from Prince Andrew and his daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.
Queen Elizabeth II was joined by one of her dogs, a Dorgi called Candy, as she viewed a display of memorabilia from her Golden and Platinum Jubilees in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle
Speaking at the time of the new corgi arrivals, the Queen’s dresser Angela Kelly, said: ‘I was worried they would get under the Queen’s feet, but they have turned out to be a godsend.
‘They are beautiful and great fun and the Queen often takes long walks with them in Home Park.’
The late Queen was gifted her first corgi, called Susan, for her 18th birthday from her late father King George VI. Ten generations of her corgis then descended from Susan.
Her dogs were given the Royal treatment having their own rooms with elevated wicker baskets and meals of beef, chick, rabbit, liver, cabbage and rice being prepared by a chef each evening.