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Prince Charles and Camilla Adopt -- a Puppy!

Celebrity News Aug. 22, 2011 AT 4:05PM
Prince Charles and Camilla Adopt -- a Puppy! Credit: Chris Jackson/GP/Getty Images; twitter.com

There's a new member of the royal family!

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla have a new puppy! The Duchess of Cornwall, 64, recently adopted Beth, a Jack Russell Terrier. A royal rep tells Us Weekly that pup is 12-weeks-old and was adopted from the Battersea Dogs Home in London.

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Like Charles' mother, Queen Elizabeth, Camilla is a noted animal lover. While the Queen, 85, has owned multiple Corgis throughout the past fifty years, Camilla has been an avid equestrian.

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Charles and Camilla aren't the first celebs to rescue a pet; Robert Pattinson,  Kelly Ripa, Kristen Bell, Oprah Winfrey and Lauren Conrad and have all adopted dogs from shelters.

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