The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 38, shared the news via the Kensington Royal Instagram account on Sunday, November 22.
“So sad that last weekend, our dear dog, Lobo, passed away,” the couple commented on the photo of the late pup. “He has been at the heart of our family for the past nine years and we will miss him a lot.”
The English Cocker Spaniel was born from Ella, a dog owned by Kate’s parents, Michael And the Carol Middleton. Kate’s brother, James MiddletonLobo gifted to William and Kate As a wedding gift in 2011.
James, 33, said, “My little remedy for them was to give them a puppy.” ABC News in time. “Lobo was their gift.”
“Nothing can ever prepare you In order to lose a dogFor those who have never had a dog, the loss can be difficult to understand. But for those who loved a dog know the truth: the dog is not just a pet; He is a member of the family, a best friend, a loyal companion, a teacher and a healer. “
James continued, “There isn’t a lot of rulebook about how to grieve a dog, but I said a prayer, lit a candle and took Ella (my mom) for a long walk to spend time remembering Lobo.”
Mental health advocate He closed his message, writing, “Rest in peace Lobo. Tilly & Mini will be waiting for you. You will always be remembered and your legacy will forever. Good boy.”
William and Kate named Lobo, which means wolf in Italian, after her great-great-great-great-grandmother, Olive Christiana Lupton. The Lupton family crest contains three wolves.
Lobo was a critical member of the royal family, arriving before William and Kate welcomed their three children. Prince George, 7, Princess CharlotteAnd 5 and Prince Louis, 2. Until Lobo appeared in George’s first and second official family photos.
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