A new dog for Prince William and Kate?

Prince William and wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive at Centrepoint's Camberwell Foyer in London on Dec. 21, 2011. Getty

(CBS) Could there be a new addition to the royal family?

Prince William and Kate were photographed in North Wales recently, taking a stroll with a little black dog alongside them.

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Reports speculated that William, 29, planned to give Kate, who turned 30 on Jan. 9, a puppy for Christmas.

If the couple did adopt a dog, the lucky pup won't be the only royal pooch - Prince Charles and Camilla adopted a Jack Russell Terrier named Beth from a London animal shelter back in August. Queen Elizabeth II is also an dog lover, and has owned multiple corgis over the years.