Kate Walks Through Kensington Gardens with Dog Lupo

The Duchess of Cambridge with dog Lupo


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.

Lupo, whose name was revealed this week at a charity event, first made an appearance with Kate and Prince William on a sandy North Wales beach in January.

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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