Wills and Kate: No, We Will Not Tell You Our Dog's Name
Royal cocker spaniel is a 'private pet,' says spokesperson
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 2, 2012 1:30 PM CST
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, walk together as they attend the UK premiere of Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' in London on January 8, 2012.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – You may have heard the happy news: Prince William and Kate Middleton are the proud parents of a 3-month-old cocker spaniel. However, if you were hoping to find out what they're calling the puppy, prepare to be disappointed. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have strictly instructed aides not to reveal his name, the Daily Mail reports. Says a spokesperson, "He is a private pet and they do not want his name to be made public although the couple are happy to confirm that they do, indeed, have a new dog." Click for pictures of the "private pet."

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Rational.-Anarchist
Feb 3, 2012 7:03 PM CST
Just why should anyone care, and why is this supposed to be important enough to even be reported?
WiccanFerret
Feb 3, 2012 1:30 AM CST
There really should be an "effing stupid" option for the reader reaction...
bahari@bellsouth.net
Feb 2, 2012 8:35 PM CST
Well, he wanted her to have company while he was away for 6 weeks. Mose military families have their loved ones gone MUCH longer than this. I guess the puppy takes the place of a baby for now. This was NOT news because most Americans care less about the priviledged royals.