Sarah Ferguson makes 'terrifying' confession about adopting Queen's corgis with Prince Andrew
Sarah Ferguson, certainly has her hands full as grandmother to Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie's two young children - soon to be three.
Along with her grandparenting duties, the former wife of Prince Andrew was also left with the task of looking after the late Queen Elizabeth II's beloved corgis following her death in September 2022, a responsibility she has described as "terrifying".
Last week, Sarah joined Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas on The One Show, opening up about her new role as dog mother to the Queen's pups, Muick and Sandy.
"Because they are national treasures I am terrified when they go out running," shared the mother-of-two. "They chase everything, straight into the trees and I'm going 'no, no, the nation loves you, stop, stop chasing squirrels'."
Alex added: "You used to walk them together, didn't you? When Her Majesty was alive?"
Sarah agreed, explaining that her new responsibility makes her reflect about her late mother-in-law's 70-year reign. "I really think about the value system that she supported in this country," she shared.
Walking the Queen's pups isn't the only "terrifying" thing about adopting them, however. The corgis are said to follow an extremely strict routine, including an indulgent diet prepared especially by royal chefs.
Earlier this month, the author also admitted she can sense the Queen's presence at her Windsor home thanks to the corgis' intuition. She told PEOPLE magazine that the two dogs often "bark at nothing," leading her to believe the ghost of Queen Elizabeth II is "passing by."
Sarah and Prince Andrew's jaw-dropping Grade II-listed property, which has belonged to Andrew since the Queen Mother's death in 2002, is every inch a royal residence with grand exterior, amazing interiors and plenty of space for the corgis to roam around.
The grand property boasts some 30 rooms including seven bedrooms and 21 acres of secluded gardens - perfect for walking the late monarch's "national treasures".
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