Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Corgi Dynasty in Photos

From family snaps to public photobombs, see the British monarchy's royal corgi companions in photos.

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Queen Elizabeth II poses with one of her beloved pet corgis in this archival photo from March 1953. The British monarch, and by extension the rest of the royal family, are rarely seen without a corgi frolicking by their side during private and public sightings.
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Princess Elizabeth holds pet corgis Jane and Dookie at her London home on July 1936.
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Prince Charles of England plays with his favorite corgi, Sugar, on the grounds of the Royal Lodge at Windsor in this undated photo. Sugar is a direct descendant of Queen Elizabeth II's first corgi, Susan.
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Queen Elizabeth II poses with Susan, her very first corgi, in this archival photo from March 1953. The British monarch, and by extension the rest of the royal family, are rarely seen without a corgi frolicking by their side during private and public sightings.
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Britain's Prince Charles, left, and Princess Anne, right, as seen in a family snapshot as children with a pet corgi on Holkham Beach, Norfolk, in a 1957 photo released by Buckingham Palace.
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Queen Elizabeth II smiles radiantly during a photo session in the salon at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England, with a pet corgi by her side.
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Queen Elizabeth II walks her pet corgis down the Cross Country course during the second day of the Windsor Horse Trials on May 17, 1980.
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A royal corgi plays next to its mistress, Britain's Queen Elizabeth, as she celebrates her 87th birthday at Clarence House, London, England, on Aug. 4, 1987.
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Princess Diana of Wales attends the Queen Mother's 88th birthday at Clarence House, London, royal corgi in tow, on Aug. 4 1988.
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Queen Elizabeth II walks her dogs at Windsor Castle, on April 2, 1994, in Windsor, England.
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The Queen Mother's pet corgis as seen at Clarence House in this undated photo.
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The Queen Mother is surrounded by her staff, including her Lady-in-Waiting Angela Oswald and her butler, William Tallon, as she greets children at Clarence House for her 101st birthday. Like her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen Mother is often seen with a pet corgi by her side.
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Queen Elizabeth II meets the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team with the royal corgis in attendance at Buckingham Palace, London Tuesday Nov. 5, 2002.
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Queen Elizabeth II's pet corgis greet a royal guest at Buckingham Palace on Nov. 6, 2002.
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Queen Elizabeth II's corgis are taken for a walk as they pass President Barack Obama's car on the grounds of Buckingham Palace while he has an audience with the Queen on April 1, 2009, in London, England.
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Queen Elizabeth II speaks with Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key at a audience held at Windsor Castle on Oct. 29, 2015, in Windsor, England. A pet corgi lies on the floor between them.
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