Kate Middleton and Prince William and their three children mourn the loss of their family dog, Wolf.
The royal couple announced the sad news on Instagram on Sunday 22 November. They shared a picture of the black cocker spaniel and wrote: “Very sad last weekend, our dear dog, Lupo, died. He has been the core of our family for the last nine years and we will miss him so much. – W & C. “
Lupo was part of a litter born in 2011 of Ella, the dog of Kate’s parents Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton. Kate and William welcomed the puppy to their Kensington Palace home that Christmas, eight months after their royal wedding. Lupo was so popular that in 201
Over the years, the couple as well as Kate’s siblings, Pippa Middleton and James Middletonand Williams’ brother, Prince Harry, was occasionally seen and photographed with Lupo, while also appearing in official family portraits. In 2013, Kate was seen with the dog in Hyde Park in 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 Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 2.