Prince George is growing up so fast!
In a new photo released by Prince William and Duchess Kate, the adorable royal parents are seen with their precious 8-month-old son and the family cocker spaniel, Lupo.
Baby George has grown quite a bit, and appears to be fixated on Lupo in the shot.
The photograph, which features the gorgeous family leaning out of the window in Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace, was taken by Jason Bell in mid-March. Bell also photographed the Prince’s christening in October.
William and Kate chose to release the informal image a week before they leave for a three-week trip to New Zealand and Australia.
Royal watchers can get their next glimpse of baby George on April 7, when he will be carried from a plane as it arrives in Wellington, New Zealand.
-- Erin O’Sullivan