updated 02/23/2012 AT 12:30 PM ET
•originally published 02/23/2012 AT 12:45 PM ET
Lupo’s getting to know London!
A smiling Kate headed out to Kensington Gardens on Monday for a stroll through the public park with her 4-month-old black cocker spaniel puppy. She wore a favorite shearling coat by LK Bennett and her Le Chameau Vierzonord boots over blue jeans.
While her husband has been away working in the Falkland Islands, Kate has stepped out for a series of charity appointments, including a stop at an Oxford school, where she met with students, and a visit to the National Portrait Gallery for a Lucian Freud exhibition.
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