Princess Royal has met with officers and been shown around the new facilities at the Animal Defence Centre in Leicestershire.
The Princess officially opened the new military dog kennels there, at a ceremony this morning.
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A scattering of showers are likely this afternoon, a few of which could be quite heavy.
Andy Dawes, from Walsall, died in a collision as he drove a military vehicle on the A9 near Aviemore in Scotland.
One engine remains at the scene with crews damping down the site.