The Queen’s Corgis Attack Visiting Canine Royalty

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Queen Elizabeth’s Corgi/Dachshund mix dogs attacked one of Princess Beatrice’s dogs.

At Balmoral Castle, Queen Elizabeth’s home in England, the Queen’s dogs were letting Princess Beatrice’s dog Max, an elderly Norfolk terrier, know that he was not invited to the post-Olympic party. The six Corgi/Dachshund mixes came upon the three dogs belonging to Princess Beatrice in a corridor at Balmoral and chaos ensued. Poor little Max almost had his ear torn off.

It wasn’t the dogs’ fault. They were not introduced properly so the Queen’s dogs took it upon themselves to tell the interlopers that they were not welcome. Had they met in an open field, with proper adult supervision, things may have gone much better. Who’s to say, though, since there are some dogs who just don’t like other dogs? Dogs sometimes tend to pick on the weak or sick dogs as an instinctual way of thinning out the herd but in this case, it was the humans who were to blame.

Max will survive but probably won’t want to visit the Queen, and her pack, anytime soon.

12 thoughts on “The Queen’s Corgis Attack Visiting Canine Royalty”

  1. I think some people forget that the queens were attacked by another royals dogs not too long away too!

  2. What a nice article. The dogs in the picture don’t look like mixes to me. I always thought the queen had Corgi’s. Now they are daschund mixes? Since when? I’m sure if we weren’t talking about the queen and her dogs, that if it were to be a regular person. They wouldn’t say it’s the owner’s fault. Now because it’s the queen it’s not the owner’s fault? These people crack me up when they write their articles.

    On other breeds and other people, it’s always the dog’s fault. When it comes to the queen, it’s her fault. Are they going to ban corgis? No, that’s never going to happen.

    I hope Max recovers.

    • The Queen has both Corgis and Dachshunds and it has been reported that she doesn’t spay or neuter her dogs. So I am going out on a limb here and saying that over time, her dogs have cross bred. I have Corgis and can’t even imagine the temperament when crossed with the Dachshunds. That said, it is always the people that create the problems either by improper/too little training or no training at all.

  3. Balmoral Castle, is in Scotland, not England.

    You know ? The Top part of the top part of Great Britain and the United Kingdom…

    Scotland is NOT part of England.

      • @ anonymous
        Windswept is correct, Scotland is NOT a part of England, they do have a mutual border, but they are two separate countries.

        You need to look at an atlas, mate.

        They are both separate countries within the United Kingdom/Great Britain.

  4. I think now might be an appropriate time for pit bull advocates to impress upon the Queen that all dogs are individuals and MUST be treated as such. Let her know that BSL is WRONG!

  5. Poor Max. Why wouldn’t someone (out of all servants I’m sure are employed there) be assigned to take the time to introduce them properly? And then watch over them to be sure all were safe.

    Despite all the excitement from the Olympics and the party, etc. there’s still a responsibility to your DOG! If you’ll be too distracted, simply assume that the situation won’t be safe enough and leave him home…if gone for a long period of time, be sure to leave him in the care of someone who cares. I’m sure that princess Beatrice could afford an army of pet-sitters to take care of Max.


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