1. They don’t eat dry food or canned wet food. They eat gourments meals prepared by a chef at 5 PM every night. They do not eat until the Queen gives the command herself. They eat out of sterling silver bowls. Sometimes, the Queen herself pours gravy over their feast before they begin eating. They eat a rotating menu of steak, poached chicken, liver, and rabbit (shot by members of the royal family). Their meals has to be made with fresh ingredients, typed up daily and placed in the kitchen, hand delivered to them by a footman.
2. When they are ill, they are treated with homeopathic medicine.
3. They travel in chauffeur driven cars. When accompanying the Queen on the royal plane, they are carried down the aircraft’s steps by royal aides.
4. When the Corgis wake up, they walk with a footman. After lunch time, The Queen herself takes her pack out for their second walk of the day around the grounds of Buckingham Palace. She even had special rubber-soled booties made for them to protect their feet from gravel as they walked about the palace grounds.
5. It is said that The Queen make stockings for each of her beloved dogs every year for the holiday. She fills them with toys and treats fit for royal puppies.
6. In a book of Brian Hoey, he said “Nobody is allowed to raise a finger or a voice to any of the dogs. They cock their legs and do what Corgis do wherever they want — on antique furniture, priceless carpets.” This makes royal staffers have blotting paper on hand in case of accidents happen.
7. The Corgis have their own room in Buckingham Palace: The Corgie Room. A traditional rule started by the Queen Mother: The corgis live in a large room with wicker beds and fresh sheets daily. They also had two designated royal footmen to attend to their every need.
8. They are allowed to walk and play in their designated area freely.
9. For the 2012 Olympics, the Queen and two of her dogs participated in a sketch with James Bond actor Daniel Craig. The corgis accompanied the Queen and Craig down the Buckingham Palace hallways, and even got to show off a couple of their tricks, like “roll over.”
10. Sometimes, the corgis bite. In 1991, The Queen received 3 stitches in her left hand after breaking up a fight between her 10 friends.
11. There is a royal cemetery for the Queen’s dogs at Sandringham estate in Norwalk. The Queen commissioned grave stones for each of her passed away friends.
12. The corgis have had numerous items dedicated to them, in particular being the subject of many statues and works of art.