Corgi puppy dies given to Queen while Prince Phillip is in hospital


Queen of 2017 and Prince Phillip. The puppy was a

Queen of 2017 and Prince Phillip. The puppy was His Majesty’s “distraction” while she was sad, a royal expert said-PA

One of the Queen’s two new puppies, reportedly given to her while Duke Edinburgh was in the hospital, died.

Fergus, a young Corgi puppy One of the pairs given to the Queen after Prince Phillip fell ill in February..

She was clearly left “ravaged” after the puppy died on the weekend, a month after the death of her 99-year-old husband.

Sources said Sun: “The Queen is completely devastated. The puppy was brought in to cheer her up at a very difficult time. This comes shortly after she loses her husband, so everyone involved is upset. I am. “

According to royal experts, the Queen regarded Corgi, called Fergus and Mook, as a “distraction” while she was sad.

Joe Little, Editor-in-Chief Majesty Magazine, Said: “The idea was good, and she is too old for a new dog and who will take care of them when she leaves.

Queen with a corgi in Virginia Water in 1973. Your Majesty has a long relationship with this variety-PA

Queen with a corgi in Virginia Water in 1973. Your Majesty has a long relationship with this variety-PA

“But obviously that decision was reversed, and as it turned out, it’s probably very coincidental. It’s useful to have these puppies in her life now as a way to distract. I think.”

The Queen’s love for horses and dogs is well known, revealing that she was given a puppy during her last hospital stay.

Fergus is named after the Queen’s uncle, Fergus Bose Lyon, who died in World War I.

The puppy was first owned by the Queen and was not a direct descendant of Corgi, called Susan, who received it on her 18th birthday in 1944.

Buckingham Palace declined to comment.

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