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In Honor Of International Corgi Day, Enjoy These Royally Cute Pics Of The Queen & Corgis

Major corgi fan, like Her Majesty? You’re in for a treat.

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A Royal Breed Indeed

Corgis are arguably the cutest pooches around, and no one loves them more than Queen Elizabeth II. So, in honor of International Corgi Day — which coincides with this week’s Jubilee, an event celebrating the monarch's reign — enjoy these adorable photos of the queen and corgis.


Queen Elizabeth II, pictured on Jan. 31, 1959, brought her corgi Susan to the office before it was cool — an icon.

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Even on business trips, the queen still has time for some corgi-lovin’. Here, Her Majesty chats to corgi dog owners as she leaves Government House, where she unveiled a statue of herself on July 3, 2010, in Winnipeg, Canada.

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Before she was the queen, she was a princess who loved corgis just the same. Pictured here is a young Elizabeth on the grounds of her London home, 145 Piccadilly, with her pet corgis Jane and Dookie.

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QEII is always down for corgi cuddles. This corgi named Spencer got to meet the queen as she arrived at the Welshpool train station on April 28, 2010, in Welshpool, Wales. (Spencer and Elizabeth — the duo we didn’t know we needed.)

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Take a page from the royal couple and include your pups in your next anniversary photo! Here, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh pose with the royal corgis for their 32nd wedding anniversary in Balmoral Castle, Scotland.

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This picture is giving “royal breed.” Queen Elizabeth II poses at Balmoral Castle with one of her corgis, Sept. 28, 1952.

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Queen Elizabeth II poses with her corgi in this picture from Feb. 26, 1970. Don’t you just love how this royal pup looks at his mama? It’s enough to make your heart explode.

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Queen Elizabeth II meets a member of the public and their corgi, who came to greet her during "The Royal Walkabout Down Colchester Highstreet" as part of Her Majesty’s visit to Essex.

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You know what’s better than one corgi? Three! Pictured here is Queen Elizabeth II with her dogs at Liverpool Street Station in London, Dec. 28, 1972.

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Queen Elizabeth II talks with members of the Manitoba Corgi Association during a visit to Winnipeg on Oct. 8, 2002. So. Many. Corgis!

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No ifs, ands, or corgi butts about it — this breed (and the queen’s love for it) is absolutely adorable. Happy International Corgi Day!

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