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2 of Queen Elizabeth's Dogs Pass Away

By Vetstreet Sep 10, 2012 3:22PM

Video still: YouTube.comMonty, one of Queen Elizabeth's beloved corgis who appeared in the James Bond sketch that aired during the London Olympic Games, has died. In an official statement, Buckingham Palace announced that Cider, a dachshund-corgi mix, had also passed away. The queen now has two corgis, Willow and Holly. — Read it at the AP via the Washington Post

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Sep 11, 2012 4:19PM
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Gotta love (not really) all the people who condemn the authors of stories for writing one that's a total waste of space and time - and then take time not only to read the story, but to "waste" even more of their valuable time commenting what a waste of time and space it is, but take the time not only to....
Sep 11, 2012 12:11PM
Sep 11, 2012 12:05PM
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It's as newsworthy as the latest antics of Lindsey Lohan or Kim Kardashian of Snookie--or who won the football game last night.  For crying out loud people--the story did not appear in the major news section--it's in the living section....which you complainers seem to be reading.  So, Mr. Average Worker trying to survive--get off the internet and do your job and earn your paycheck.
Sep 11, 2012 11:35AM
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I feel sorry that she lost her dogs...I am sure they were like "family" to her....but this really  isn't newsworthy.  Just like here in the States....they live high and mighty and continue to tax their people.....while the average worker is doing their best to survive.
Sep 11, 2012 10:37AM
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GODspeed, Monty and Cider. If we know nothing else of the Queen the one sure thing is that she genuinely loved her pups. How difficult and sad to lose two.
Sep 11, 2012 10:00AM
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having lost a beloved pet, I empathize with the Queen and her loss.
Sep 11, 2012 8:25AM
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Apparently all of these smart remarks come from people who have NEVER had the

privilege of owning a beloved pet.  SHAME ON U!!!!  I have a 20 mo old Corgi that I love

like my child.  I lost my beloved Bentley July 1, 2011 and am still grieving over him.

God bless the queen in her sadness!

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