Queen Elizabeth II’s last royal corgi passes away


The end of an era.

Queen Elizabeth II’s last royal corgi, Willow, has reportedly passed away, the Daily Mail reports. The dog was apparently put to sleep on Sunday after a battle with cancer, and royal sources allegedly told the Mail that the queen is taking it “extremely hard.”

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Willow is the last remaining descendant of a long line of royal corgis bred from the Queen’s beloved first dog, Susan. After the queen took a liking to a corgi brought home by her father King George VI in 1933, she was gifted her own, thus beginning a tradition of royal corgis.  Read more…

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