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The Queen's corgis crash a very important Commonwealth meeting

But when you're as cute as they are, you get away with a lot!

At 91 years old, Queen Elizabeth is a force to be reckoned with, still working as a full-time royal and holding private audiences with important dignitaries.

Throughout her record-breaking reign, she's always found comfort and solace in her beloved pet corgis.

And it was no different on Wednesday, April 11th during an audience with the Commonwealth Secretary-Genera, Baroness Patricia Scotland in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, in Windsor.

Whisper the corgi drops in on the Queen and Commonwealth Secretary-Genera, Baroness Patricia Scotland.
Whisper the corgi drops in on the Queen and Commonwealth Secretary-Genera, Baroness Patricia Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth has always loved her corgis!
Queen Elizabeth has always loved her corgis!

The two women met ahead of next week's Commonwealth Heads of Government event in London and were joined by one very cute VIP guest - one of the Queen's corgis!

In a heartwarming snap shared on the Royal Family's Instagram page, The Queen and the Baroness can be seen chatting in a red-carpeted drawing room as the beloved royal pet trots past.

Their Instagram post reads: "Ahead of #CHOGM2018, The Queen today received The Commonwealth Secretary-General, the Baroness Scotland of Asthal.

"Members of The Royal Family will attend several Commonwealth Heads of Government events during #CHOGM2018, which is being held in London next week. #CHOGM2018 brings together leaders from all member countries of the Commonwealth, as well as young people, business men and women and community leaders."

According to HELLO! the four-legged photo bomber is pampered family pet Whisper the corgi. The Queen had originally gifted Whisper to her gatekeeper Bill Fenwick, but when he passed away last year Her Majesty took over the care of the bereaved corgi.

"The Queen has always had Corgis, but she made the decision four years ago not to breed any more because she didn't want to have a bad fall," a friend told The Sun at the time.

"She was also concerned dogs might be left without an owner if anything happened to her. But she couldn't resist Whisper, and now she has asked Bill's family if she can keep him."

Whisper joins The Queen's band of other much-loved and pampered pooches - Willow the corgi and her two corgi-dachshund crosses (dorgis), Vulcan and Candy.

The royal was given her first-ever corgi, Susan, for her 18th birthday in 1944, and once famously confessed, "My corgis are family."