Kate Middleton and Prince Williams canine Lupo useless on the age of 9
Kate Middleton and Prince William and their three children mourn their family dog, wolf.
The royal couple announced the sad news on Sunday November 22nd on Instagram. They shared a photo of the black cocker spaniel and wrote, “Very sad our dear dog Lupo passed away last weekend. He has been the centerpiece of our family for nine years and we will miss him so much. – W & C.”
Lupo was part of a litter born in 2011 to Ella, the dog of Kate’s parents Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton. Kate and William welcomed the pup to their Kensington Palace home this Christmas, eight months after their royal wedding. Lupo was so popular that it became the subject of a children’s book in 2014.
Over the years the couple and Kate have siblings Pippa Middleton and James Middletonand William’s brother, Prince Harry, have occasionally been spotted and photographed with Lupo while he also appeared in official family portraits. In 2013, Kate was seen with the dog in Hyde Park, London. At the time, she was pregnant with her and Williams’ first child, son Prince George. In addition to the now 7-year-old, they are also parents of Princess Charlotte, 5 and Prince Louis, 2.