Animals Section

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

While Burien may have a 2-point buck roaming the streets, the nearby Fauntleroy neighborhood has had its own exotic animal sighting at Endolyne Joe’s. A 6-foot stuffed Alpaca, created by Sarah... [Read more]

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Dan O’Brien, Project Manager for the City of Burien, will be discussing the city’s regional stormwater and trail project in the Northeast Redevelopment Area at the Trout Unlimited meeting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

We first shared BTB Reader Mary Hudson’s photos on Nov. 9 of a two-point buck deer that she spotted in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood, and now comes new photos courtesy the Burien Police Department... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Elston Hill took these great pics of a Redtail Hawk in Burien on Sunday, Nov. 16; here’s what he said about it: “The predator birds love windy days. This hawk visited the bluff above... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

Mike and Debbi Rovech, along with their chocolate Labrador, Toby are looking forward to an off-leash dog area as they lounge on the grass at Lakeview Park. They live across the street from the future dog-park.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

BTB Reader Mary Hudson sent us these photos, telling us that she “just watched a two-point buck walking through Seahurst near Eagle Landing Park!” Far as we know, this is the first deer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

The Soggy Doggy will be holding a Seahawk Pride Pet Photos (Husky and Cougar Pride too!) event this Sunday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their location at 19893 1st Ave South, Suite #204, in the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

This young coyote was spotted and photographed by two residents – BTB Reader Kathleen Hardee and Publisher Scott Schaefer – in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning, Oct. 21 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): As... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

New pics added, courtesy Elston Hill (click images to see larger version/slideshow): Somewhere out there, in the water beyond this crowd of onlookers, were 50-60 Orca Whales who swam past Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo of what he says is a ‘Burien Vigilante Group driving out an Intruder’ (click image to see larger version): “An Eagle in the Three... [Read more]

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

BTB Reader Courtney Steward wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Dooley,’ last seen Tuesday, Sept. 30 on SW 114th Street ‎between 14th and 15th: “I live one block from the McDonalds... [Read more]

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

BTB Reader Beth Graves found this dog, running scared through the Burien Fred Meyer parking lot: “She does not have a microchip, and is very shy and scared,” Beth said. “I think she... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton at Noon on Sunday, Oct. 5, and all are welcome, along with your pets! “The blessing of... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: We don’t often take credit for reuniting missing pets with their owners, but today we will – this once-missing male Chihuahua mix dog will be happily reunited with his owners today due... [Read more]

‘CSI: Highline’ is almost here – sign up to help count local salmon now!

‘CSI: Highline’ is almost here – sign up to help count local salmon now!

Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka ‘CSI:Highline’) is almost here, and volunteers are needed. “We are hoping for even more volunteers than last year – even people who... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Kathy Anderson recently shared these photos, of what is believed to be a non-native – and possibly tropical – ‘Ocean Sunfish’ swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

FOUND: Sweet old dog found wandering around car repair shops on Ambaum

FOUND: Sweet old dog found wandering around car repair shops on Ambaum

BTB Reader Felicia Crawford found this friendly, sweet old fellow wandering around the car repair shops on Ambaum and SW 155th: Felicia says he’s an “incredibly sweet, playful, and friendly... [Read more]

UPDATE: Small Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Small Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix has been FOUND

UPDATE 8/10/4 Noon: “Foxy was just found!” said Kristine Ashcraft Sunday morning, Aug. 10 “Thank you!” PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Kristine Ashcraft is reporting that her dog is missing... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black cat has been found!

UPDATE: Missing black cat has been found!

UPDATE: The missing black male cat has been FOUND! “Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes,” Elaine Spencer said. “I went on my final walk for tonight (after 8 walks for the day)... [Read more]

UPDATE: Gray female Cockatiel reunited with family!

UPDATE: Gray female Cockatiel reunited with family!

UPDATE: The found gray female Cockatiel bird has been reunited with its family! ” We found the birds family and she is home safe with them. She was missing and out in the wild for 3 1/2 weeks!” PREVIOUSLY: BTB... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka,’ the sweet black female cat that went missing in the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Tuesday, July 22, was FOUND alive on Saturday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the sweet black female cat, has been FOUND safe and sound! PREVIOUSLY: ‘Moka,’ a sweet black female cat, has been missing from the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] It’s concerning that Burien asked the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

We’d like to welcome our newest advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique! They may be new to The B-Town Blog, but Posh Puppy has been a popular Burien standard for a long, long time, building up a... [Read more]