October 3, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II’s beloved corgis: Prince Andrew makes a pit stop before the funeral service

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Prince Andrew A pit stop before the burial of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

The Duke of York photographed with the Queen’s beloved corgis, Muick and Sandy, outside Windsor Castle, the vehicle carrying Her Majesty’s coffin to St George’s Chapel. The two pups walked around Windsor Castle and then watched the coffin procession.

Prince Andrew, along with the rest of the royal family, joined the procession in the quadrangle at Windsor Castle.

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will begin at 11am at St George’s Chapel.

Prince Andrew, with the Queen’s corgis, Muick and Sandy, stand outside Windsor Castle ahead of the dedication service for Queen Elizabeth II on September 19.
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Queen Elizabeth II’s corgis to be cared for by Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson: report

Prince William gave an update on corgis as he spoke to mourners waiting in line to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II. The Prince of Wales revealed the dogs were expected to be “badly rotten”.

“I saw them the other day and it made me very sad,” he said in footage captured by Sky News. “They will be well taken care of.”

“They’re both very friendly corgis, so they’ve got a good home,” Prince William continued. “They’ll be well taken care of. Spoiled rotten, I’m sure.”

The Queen's corgis, Muick and Sandy, walk outside Windsor Castle ahead of the dedication service for the Queen.

The Queen’s corgis, Muick and Sandy, walk outside Windsor Castle ahead of the dedication service for the Queen.
(Getty Images by Glyn Kirk/Pool/AFP)

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Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson are said to be looking after Muek and Sandy.

The The Duke and Duchess of York Last year, after her late husband Prince Philip died in April 2021, she gave Her Majesty two of her favorite dogs in a bid to cheer her up.

“The corgis will return to live at Royal Lodge with the Duke and Duchess. It was the Duchess who found the puppies, which were gifted to Her Majesty by the Duke,” a source told BBC News.

“The Duchess bonded with Her Majesty over dog walking and horse riding and will continue their great friendship after her divorce by walking the dogs and chatting at Frogmore.”

The Royal Lodge is located in the grounds of Windsor Gardens next to Windsor Castle. Although Andrew and Sarah divorced in 1996, they continue to live together in the mansion.

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Queen Elizabeth II with one of her corgis at Balmoral Castle in 1952.

Queen Elizabeth II with one of her corgis at Balmoral Castle in 1952.
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Elizabeth’s love for corgis It began in 1933 when his father, King George VI, brought home a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Doogie. The pictures of the young Elizabeth walking the dog outside their luxurious London home are the first of many to come over the decades.

Fox News Digital’s Tracy Wright contributed to this report.