logo
Getty Images
Getty Images

The Sun: Meghan Markle Reportedly Keen on Adopting a Rescue Dog for Baby Son Archie

Bettina Dizon
Jul 09, 2019
08:46 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

The Duchess of Sussex reportedly wants her son to grow up around a loyal and playful dog which she plans to adopt from a rescue pound.

Advertisement

The Sun recently reported about Meghan Markle’s plan to adopt a rescue pup for her two-month-old son, baby Archie, to grow up with at their home in Frogmore Cottage, Windsor. While Archie is still an only child, having a pooch around is the best companion and a source of entertainment.

“Meghan really wants a dog with whom Archie can associate his childhood,” said a royal insider. “She hopes they strike up an incredible bond and Archie can make plenty of memories.”

Meghan Markle cradling a dog. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle cradling a dog. | Source: Getty Images

Advertisement

There are currently two dogs in the royal household of Markle and Prince Harry -- a labrador and a beagle, yet three may be the perfect number of the duchess. Her idea came shortly after Archie’s Christening over the weekend.

Markle is a dog lover herself, being a patron of animal welfare charity Mayhew. She also owned a Labrador-German Shepherd cross rescue dog when she lived in Toronto and was devastated to know he was too old to travel with her to the U.K.

Advertisement

The royal family is a dog-loving clan, with the Queen having over 30 corgis since she turned 18. In April last year, reports said that the Queen was heartbroken over her dog, Willow’s passing, after keeping her company throughout her reign.

Advertisement

The corgi passed away from a cancer-related sickness which the Queen reportedly didn’t want her to suffer any longer. Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on April 15 -- a devastating day for the Queen.

Willow was present on many important occasions, including her Majesty’s 90’th birthday where the dog stayed beside the Queen. The 14-year-old corgi was the last of purebred corgis that came from the royal line.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Harry & Meghan Will Bring Kids to Queen’s Jubilee despite Queen Banning Them from Palace Balcony Ceremony

May 10, 2022

Prince Harry's Daughter Lilibet Diana Takes Her 1st Steps — Inside His Life as a 'Proud Papa'

April 22, 2022

Harry Revealed Pregnant Meghan Wanted to End Her Life ⁠— She Lived So He Would Not Lose Another Loved One

April 19, 2022

Harry Felt Diana Was 'Chased to Death' While Dating Man Who 'Wasn't White' & Feared It Happening to Meghan

April 18, 2022

Prince Harry Wants to Make Sure Queen Is ‘Protected’ While He Lives in America Where He Calls His ‘Home’ Now

April 20, 2022

Harry & Meghan Reportedly Might Use Kids as a ‘Weapon’ for Family Reunion Though She Does Not Want to Return

April 03, 2022

How Did Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Meet? The Royal Couple Has Been Married for 4 Years

May 19, 2022

Meghan Markle Felt Sorry for Kate Who Had to Put Makeup & Heels on Hours after Giving Birth, Source Claims

April 20, 2022

Prince Charles Hopes to See Harry and Meghan Visiting However They Don’t Feel ‘Safe’ in the UK

January 24, 2022

Meghan Markle ‘No Longer Cares’ if She Is Welcome in UK Though Prince Harry Is ‘Desperate’ to Return, Reports Say

February 24, 2022

Meghan Markle Left ‘Disappointed’ When She Met & Realised Who Kate Middleton Was - Kate Once Made Her Cry

February 22, 2022

Kate Middleton Faces 'Painful Dilemma' as Her Kids Can Not Dream to Be a 'Pilot' Like Harry's Son

May 20, 2022

Eugenie May Try to Reunite Meghan & Harry with Royals despite Queen Banning Them All from Balcony Ceremony

May 17, 2022

Queen's Death May Result in Meghan & Harry Being Separated or Having a 'Commuter Arrangement,' Claims Expert

September 08, 2022