That’s doggone cute.

King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla have been greeted by a particular fan in Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

The newly appointed monarch and the queen consort greeted mourners of Queen Elizabeth II at Hillsborough Castle — together with a corgi named Connie.

The king appeared delighted to fulfill the white-and-tan pup as he pointed at her and let the animal sniff his fingers.

He additionally spoke to Connie’s proprietor in the course of the encounter.

Queen Elizabeth II — who died Sept. 8 at age 96 — had a longtime love for corgis

, as she owned greater than 30 of them all through her 70-year reign.

However, her obsession with the breed began in her childhood, lengthy earlier than she met and married Prince Phillip.

As a 7-year-old princess in 1933, Elizabeth II reportedly requested her dad, King George VI, for a Pembroke Welsh corgi after assembly her good friend’s pet. The full of life canine have been primarily bred in Wales on the time and have been nonetheless pretty unusual in England, however George VI discovered a breeder.

His Majesty King Charles III accompanied by the Queen Consort is greeted by members of the public including a woman with her pet corgi called Connie outside Hillsborough Castle on Sept. 13 in Hillsborough, Northern Ireland.
King Charles III appeared excited to fulfill Connie the corgi.
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Connie the corgi sniffed King Charles III.
Connie the corgi sniffed King Charles III.
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Thus, Dookie the corgi entered the royal household as Elizabeth II’s first of many canine.

The royal even created her personal hybrid breed along with her sister Princess Margaret within the Seventies referred to as the “dorgi” — a cross between a dachshund and a corgi.

The queen left behind 4 canine when she died: two Pembroke Welsh corgis, a dorgi, and a cocker spaniel.

The Duke and Duchess of York — Prince Andrew and ex-wife Sarah Ferguson — are taking the corgis that belonged to the late queen, who Fergie “bonded” with throughout canine walks, according to the Telegraph.

Connie the corgi along with her owner awaits the arrival of the royals.
Connie the corgi alongside along with her proprietor awaits the arrival of the royals.
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Prince Philip, Prince Charles of Edinburgh, Princess Anne, and Queen Elizabeth II with her corgi, Sugar, asleep at her feet, in the gardens below the East Terrace on the South Front of Windsor Castle in 1959.
Prince Philip, Prince Charles of Edinburgh, Princess Anne and Queen Elizabeth II along with her corgi, Sugar, asleep at her toes, within the gardens under the East Terrace on the South Front of Windsor Castle in 1959.
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“The duchess bonded with Her Majesty over dog-walking and driving horses, and even after her divorce, she would proceed her nice friendship with Her Majesty by strolling the canine in Frogmore and chatting,” a supply instructed the outlet.


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The queen’s funeral will take place on Sept. 19 at Westminster Abbey. 

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