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Recent articles by Hilary:

Floyd, A 190-Pound Dog, Rescued From Hike After Getting Too Tired

The exhausted mastiff had to be carried down a Utah mountain by a search and rescue squad. → Read More

California Becomes First State To Ban The Sale Of Fur Products

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law prohibiting the sale and manufacture of new fur products statewide. → Read More

Lizzo Hung Out With Rescue Dogs On Tour And Her Crew Member Adopted A Tiny Puppy

Underdog Pet Rescue of Wisconsin encouraged puppy Poke to "enjoy that Bling-Bling lifestyle" with her new family. → Read More

South Carolina Bar Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 8 Injured

Someone fired shots inside and outside the Old Skool Sports Bar & Grill in Lancaster, South Carolina early Saturday morning. → Read More

Deep-Sea Octopus Enthralls Scientists With Otherworldy 'Show'

The Cirroteuthid octopus with billowing arms was caught on camera by researchers from the vessel E/V Nautilus. → Read More

People Are Torn Over Gillian Anderson Playing Margaret Thatcher In 'The Crown'

"The Crown" has made a casting choice that some fans say is leaving them with confusing feelings. → Read More

Hillary The Donkey Finally Rescued After 2 Years Stranded Alone On Island

She's now settling in at a sanctuary, and is set to eventually join a new herd. → Read More

Here's Emma Stone As Cruella De Vil In First Look From Disney

The actor plays the infamous puppy enemy in an upcoming movie about the villain's origin story. → Read More

Unbelievably Large Shelter Cat 'Big Boi Mr. B' Has The Internet Swooning

"He’s a chonk of a chonk. He redefines the term," wrote Morris Animal Refuge about the lovable BeeJay, who is looking for a home. → Read More

Disney's Live-Action 'Lady And The Tramp' Stars A Scruffy Shelter Dog

Monte, a dog who came to Hollywood by way of a New Mexico animal shelter and an Arizona rescue group, will play the titular Tramp in the remake. → Read More

California's Only Known Wild Gray Wolf Pack Welcomes 3 New Pups

The Lassen Pack is now up to at least seven, according to state wildlife officials. → Read More

Firefighters Set Up Ladders To Help Raccoons Escape From Massive Blaze

The heroism of Indiana's South Bend Fire Department caught the attention of Mayor Pete Buttigieg. → Read More

Elderly Woman Gets No Jail Time For Feeding Stray Cats After Public Outcry

Nancy Segula was previously sentenced to 10 days in jail for illegally feeding cats in her Garfield Heights, Ohio, neighborhood. → Read More

Smoke From Siberian Wildfires Chokes Russian Cities And Towns

Unusually hot and dry conditions have led to fires blazing across the Arctic. → Read More

New York Becomes First State To Ban Cat Declawing

The procedure, which involves amputating part of a cat's toes, will still be legal in cases where it's medically necessary for the cat. → Read More

Animal Shelter To Area 51 Enthusiasts: Come Raid Us!

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare is asking people to "storm the shelter," luring adopters with dogs clad in tinfoil hats. → Read More

The 'Cats' Trailer Is Out, And People On Twitter Can't Believe It's Fur Real

Some folks want to erase these images from their "Memory." → Read More

Emu On The Run In North Carolina Eludes Captors For More Than 3 Weeks

The 5-foot-tall bird is winged and possibly dangerous. → Read More

Puppy Brought To Animal Shelter In Cereal Box Has Found A New Home

Razz Berry the dog was dropped at California's Riverside County Animal Services covered in fleas, but now she's living the good life. → Read More

All Hail Rufus The Hawk, Wimbledon's Defender Against Pigeons

The charismatic bird acts as a non-lethal agent to keep pigeons from roosting at the All England Club. → Read More