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Monaco

Princess Charlene’s dog killed after being run over


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Princess Charlene of Monaco is in mourning after her beloved dog was run over and killed.

The Princess of Monaco announced the death of her “Angel” on Instagram, saying the small dog had been run over on Monday, 25 October.

“My little Angel died last night, she was run over. I will miss you so much, Rest In Peace,” she said.

Many people have since commented and expressed their condolences to the heartbroken Princess.

The age of the Chihuahua is not known; it is thought she was with the Princely Family for around six years. The family had two Chihuahuas named Wena and Thula, but it is not known which of the two dogs died in the accident. Charlene revealed the names of her dogs in a 2018 interview while in South Africa.

It is unclear if the dog died in Monaco or if she had travelled with her owner to South Africa.

Princess Charlene is currently in her home country of South Africa. She has been in the country since May when an ear, nose and throat infection grounded her in her homeland. She has since had several surgeries to recover. Her husband, Prince Albert, recently told Point de Vue that Charlene would be able to return to Monaco well ahead of the country’s national day on 19 November.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.