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When Meghan Markle met The Queen's corgis

Prince Harry's bride-to-be has been given a paw-some welcome from The Queen's doggies.

Meghan Markle will soon be marrying into the British royal family – and she has already bonded with The Queen's beloved corgis.

In an interview with the BBC talking about their engagement, Prince Harry revealed that Meghan has met The Queen a couple of times.

It was during their first tea together that The Queen’s pooches gave Meghan a warm welcome, Harry revealed.

“The corgis took to you straight away,” laughed Prince Harry. “For the last 33 years I’ve been barked at… this one [nodding at Meghan] walks in, absolutely nothing. Wagging tails... And I was just like 'ugh'.”

Left: The Queen and her Corgis. Above right: The then-Princess Elizabeth in 1936 with her mother’s corgis. Bottom right: Shadowed by one of Sandringham’s gun dogs in 2009.
Left: The Queen and her Corgis. Above right: The then-Princess Elizabeth in 1936 with her mother’s corgis. Bottom right: Shadowed by one of Sandringham’s gun dogs in 2009.

Meghan laughed, saying “they lay just at my feet during tea. It was very sweet!”

The Suits star is a big dog lover and has two rescue dogs, Guy the Beagle and Bogart the Labrador-Shepherd.

She revealed that one of her dogs is now in the UK, while the other one is staying with close friends.

Meghan said meeting The Queen was a wonderful experience and called her fiance’s grandmother an “incredible woman.”

A young Prince George trying to feed the family dog, Lupo, some of his ice cream!
A young Prince George trying to feed the family dog, Lupo, some of his ice cream!

A love of dogs runs in the royal family. Prince Charles is a fan of Labradors, while Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, have an English Cocker Spaniel called Lupo.

Doggie date at Kensington Palace?

WATCH the full 20-minute interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talking about their love.