Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have a new addition to the family.
The pair adopted a 7-year-old rescue beagle named Mamma Mia. los angeles times clearly.
The pup joins fellow beagle Guy and a pair of black Labradors whose name is believed to be Pula in their gorgeous Montecito home in California.
Mia was rescued from overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at a breeding and research plant in Envigo, Virginia, in July this year along with 4,000 other beagles, according to the paper.
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Shannon Keith, an animal rights attorney who runs the Beagle Freedom Project, said: LA Times: “The Duchess called me personally.”
The nonprofit has rescued beagles and other dogs, cats, pigs, horses, rabbits, goats and sheep, most of which have been used for laboratory testing.
Keith went on to admit that he had no idea who it was at first.
“We talked for 30 minutes and I thought, is this megan fox? ”
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Harry and Meghan didn’t comment on the adoption, but their publicists confirmed. Times An after-hours visit to the Valley Village Shelter where the puppies were staying.
Mia was brought to the shelter from Maryland with eight newborn puppies.
“The Duchess was holding Mia and saying, ‘We’re adopting her,'” Keith said. “She said, ‘No, we don’t want a Christmas puppy..we want an older puppy that we can help.'”
A dog lover, Meghan is a patron of British animal welfare charity Mayhew and has adopted many rescue dogs over the years.
She had to leave her beloved dog Bogart (a Labrador/Shepherd mix) behind in the US after moving to the UK to be with Harry in 2017.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle adopted a rescue beagle named Mamma Mia
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