The Royal couple introduced the unhappy information on Instagram on Sunday, Nov. 22. They shared a photograph of the black cocker spaniel and wrote, “Very sadly final weekend our pricey canine, Lupo, handed away. He has been on the coronary heart of our household for the previous 9 years and we are going to miss him a lot. – W & C.”
Lupo was a part of a litter born in 2011 to Ella, the canine of Kate’s dad and mom Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton. Kate and William welcomed the pet to their Kensington Palace residence that Christmas, eight months after their royal wedding. Lupo was so well-liked that in 2014, he grew to become the subject of a children’s book.
Over time, the couple in addition to Kate’s siblings, Pippa Middleton and James Middleton, and William’s brother, Prince Harry, have been often noticed and photographed with Lupo, whereas he has additionally appeared in official family portraits. In 2013, Kate was seen with the dog in Hyde Park in London. On the time, she was pregnant along with her and William’s first youngster, son Prince George. Along with the now-7-year-old, they’re additionally dad and mom to Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 2.