Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have two dogs named Guy and Pula, according to People. But like most things related to the Sussexes, we don’t see much of them on social media. The duke and duchess like to keep things private for the most part—especially as they reportedly settle into their new home in Montecito, California.
Which is why the dogs popping up in this new video is so exciting. Markle sat down for a “backyard chat” with Gloria Steinem to discuss representation and voting, and at one point Guy and Pula make an appearance.
“[They] wants to be on camera,” Steinem jokes as Markle bends down to pet the two dogs. It’s all very cute. Check it out for yourself, below.
Of course, the interview (which debuts in full on August 26) is much more important than this adorable pooch moment. “People forget how hard women like you and so many others before you fought for us to just be where we are right now,” Markle says to Steinem during the chat to which she replies, “If you don’t vote, you don’t exist. It is the only place we’re all equal, the voting booth.”
Later, Steinem says, “What worries me the most are young people, who I understand are the least likely to vote and I can understand the feeling that they don’t think they have an impact. Yet, it’s more important for them to vote than anyone else because they’re going to be alive long after I am, and they’re going to be suffering the consequences.”
Voting is a topic Meghan Markle is passionate about. She spoke at the The 19th* virtual summit last week about it, noting how Prince Harry’s had to stay politically neutral his whole life (in keeping with royal protocol).
“When I have these conversations about encouraging people to go out and vote, I think it’s often challenging for men and women alike and certainly for people to remember just how hard it was to get the right to vote. And to be really aware and not taking that for granted,” she said. “My husband for example—he’s never been able to vote.”