According to Royal aides, the Queen has become so frail she cannot walk her precious corgis.
It is thought that Queen Elizabeth II – who has owned more than 30 corgis in her life – hasn’t been able to take them for walkies in six months at Windsor Castle and may never be able to again.
A source has revealed that Her Majesty hasn’t been able to take them out since spending a night in the hospital last October for preliminary tests.
It was her first overnight stay in hospital in eight years and sparked major worries over her health as she stepped back from her public duties.
A source has revealed that Royal aides have stepped in to tend to the Queen’s pooches on their daily walks.
A source told The Sun: “She is not well enough. They are an enormous source of solace, so it is a real shame.”
“The Queen usually turns to her beloved corgis in time of crisis and stress and took them out almost every day after Philip fell ill and then died last year.
“They are an enormous source of solace, so it is a real shame.”
In her absence, sources claim that palace aides now take her two corgis and dorgi out for their daily exercise.
A senior royal source said: “Dogs remain very much part of Windsor life.”
Buckingham Palace often remains quiet about the Queen’s health but the monarch hinted at her current condition last month.
During an in-person meeting with military leaders, she said: “Well, as you can see, I can’t move.”
The Queen also tested positive for Covid-19 on February 20 and Buckingham Palace said at the time she was experiencing “mild cold-like symptoms”.
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She had only returned to approaching normal working practices just before contracting the virus.
The claims come after Buckingham Palace announced she will not attend the Commonwealth Day service on Monday, asking her son Prince Charles to take her place.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “The Queen has asked the Prince of Wales to represent Her Majesty at the Commonwealth service at Westminster Abbey.”