20 Times the Royal Family Showed Their Love for Animals

20 Times the Royal Family Showed Their Love for Animals
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Sure, they're all great with meet and greets, walkabouts, and waving from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, but every member of the British royal family seems to be a die-hard animal lover -- and it shows in pictures. While they're always incredibly gracious with royal fans, dignitaries, and everyone in between, Queen Elizabeth, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle all seem to light up a little more when hanging out with a furry friend. 

As everyone knows, Queen Elizabeth is a big fan of both horses and her beloved corgis. (Supposedly, one of the things that made her take to Meghan Markle so quickly was seeing how her dogs immediately warmed to her.) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have their dog, Lupo. And the Duke and Duchess of Sussex -- Meghan has always been an animal lover -- have a dog of their own, too -- Oz! Animal lovers all the way!

In the past few years, we've had the treat of seeing various members of the royal family interact with animals of all sorts -- and they always seem to be completely comfortable and at ease. Perhaps even more so than they are when chatting with humans! Really, it's adorable, and we're always happy to see photos of Queen Elizabeth and the rest of the gang hanging out with dogs, cats, horses, and everything else.

Fancy a few photos of royals hanging out with animals? You're in luck! Here are 20 pics of the British royal family cozying up to creatures.  

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