Prince Charles and Camilla adopt a puppy

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Prince Charles & Camilla's new pet dog
Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and their recently-adopted puppy.
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(CBS) There's a new addition to Britain's royal family - Prince Charles and Camilla have adopted a puppy.

The Duchess of Cornwall recently adopted Beth, a Jack Russell Terrier, from London's Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

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"The Duchess of Cornwall has adopted a puppy named Beth from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home," Clarence House confirmed via Twitter on Monday. "Beth is a Jack Russell Terrier and was left at Battersea @BDCH when she was 12 weeks old."

Charles' mother, Queen Elizabeth II, is a noted animal lover, Us magazine notes, who has owned multiple Corgis over the years. 


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