Meghan and Harry have announced they're to step back from senior royal duties to spend more time in North America, freeing up some space to spend with their beloved rescues.
By, 9 Jan 2020
A surprising reveal
You can’t have missed the announcement that’s currently taking up space on the front page of every newspaper in the the country: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are stepping back from public life and plan to become financially independent.
This surprise announcement has stunned the UK public, but the warning signs were already there. Meghan has come under unprecedented scrutiny from the UK press since it was first revealed that she was dating Prince Harry.
What’s more, her duties have taken her away from her beloved rescue dogs, Guy and Bogart.
A dog-loving couple
While there’s nothing (other than our own obsession with our beloved pets) to suggest that the couple’s dogs were a major contributing factor in their decision to leave the UK, we know all too well how difficult it is to leave pets behind.
When Meghan moved to the UK, she brought her Beagle Guy with her but senior dog Bogart remained in Canada. The announcement means that Meghan will now have more time to spend with her beloved pups.
Splitting their time
The couple have announced that they plan to spend half of the year in the UK in order to “fully support Her Majesty the Queen” and the other half in North America where Meghan is from and where the couple reportedly began their courtship.
The Duchess is a huge animal lover and was already the proud owner of Guy and Bogart (who were rescued from kill shelters) when she met the Prince. Since meeting Meghan, Harry has also fallen in love with dogs and the couple have adopted a third pup, a black Labrador.
We wish the couple all the best with their endeavours and we bet their pooches are delighted with the news.