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“She loves animals and she absolutely adores dogs. She always has done, they were her first love and they will be her last,” royal biographer Ingrid Seward told Newsweek before her death.
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Brian Hoey, author of Royal Pets By Appointment, also confirmed that the dogs lived quite the life with the Queen. They were served chef-prepared meals at 5 p.m. sharp of chicken and steak. Sometimes drizzled with gravy!