The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are grieving for their beloved dog Lupo.
Lupo, a nine-year-old black cocker spaniel, was a wedding present from Kate‘s brother James Middleton.
But on Sunday, the couple said on Instagram: “Very sadly last weekend our dear dog, Lupo, passed away.
“He has been at the heart of our family for the past nine years and we will miss him so much.”
Mr Middleton said on Instagram: “Nothing can ever prepare you for the loss of a dog.
“For those who have never had a dog, it might be hard to understand the loss.
“However for those who have loved a dog know the truth: a dog is not just a pet; it is a