Animals Section

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these great photos, showing a Bald Eagle devouring its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point (click images to see larger versions): “I watched an eagle... [Read more]

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE 2/21/15 6:30 p.m.: A nice family adopted the wandering 8th Ave SW chicken late Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. “We’re all quite pleased that she has found a home and is safe,” our... [Read more]

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann Meet “Valentino” the Beaver… One local resident quipped, “It takes a village to heal a beaver.” For several hours on Valentine’s Day afternoon, nearby... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

BTB Reader Justine Parke wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog last seen Friday night (Feb. 13) around 9:45 p.m. in the Burien/Normandy Park area (click image... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE 2/8/15 4:15 p.m.: Crystal Thompson tells us “It sounds like the owners have been found!” PREVIOUSLY: This “very sweet” male dog, with short black hair, medium build, possibly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This weekend, celebrate ‘Danny’ the Pig’s return to Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

This weekend, celebrate ‘Danny’ the Pig’s return to Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

A little over a year ago, ‘Danny’ – a charming wooden pig – was taken from Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s Restaurant in West Seattle. On Tuesday, Jan. 27th, a construction worker returned... [Read more]

‘CSI Highline’ salmon count results will be presented March 5 & March 11

‘CSI Highline’ salmon count results will be presented March 5 & March 11

Results from the 2014 ‘CSI Highline’ salmon count and survey will be presented on Thursday, March 5, and again on Wednesday, March 11. Please mark your calendars for: Highlights from 2014 CSI: ... [Read more]

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Beach Volunteers are needed to help out at local beaches for the Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist this summer, and training begins March 10. Why do barnacles stand on their heads? What do sea stars like... [Read more]

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Photo courtesy City of Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council went to the dogs again Monday night (Feb. 2) when Kellie Bassen, chair of the B-Town Dog Owners Group (D.O.G.) gave the city a $15,000... [Read more]

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

Jess Davis found this Male Chihuahua around 2 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 1) near the 12000 block of 16th Ave S. in Burien: His nose is red, his chest is white, with otherwise golden fur, and he’s neutered. He... [Read more]

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16 – with a ‘Burien Birdfest’ on Feb. 14 – and all are invited to join in by counting birds. To get you in... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [Read more]

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE 1/20/15 5:15pm: This dog has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: Joey Hopps from Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop shared this with us about a dog lost in Burien: “I just met this guy standing in line at... [Read more]

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16, and all are invited to join in by counting birds. “Counting birds is a fun, free, family-friendly way to discover... [Read more]

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The 3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Elks Lodge, located at 14006 1st Ave South. There will be music, laughs and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 13, 2015 1:30 p.m.: Lane McKittrick told us that ‘Elly’ has been FOUND! “Thank you Scott! I just found her because of your emails and social media. Thank you so much!!”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 7, 2015: ‘Meeko’ the missing Pomeranian has been FOUND! Owner Chelsea Garcia says: Thank you so much for putting the ad about Meeko on your site. I have had many people contact... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE JAN. 7, 2015: Sybil Davis tells us that Bertha has been FOUND! “Bertha (or BIg Bertha as we like to call her due to her girth) appeared again, right where she was lost! We think someone might... [Read more]

UPDATE: Long-haired Chihuahua ‘Waffles’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Long-haired Chihuahua ‘Waffles’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Willow Powers just emailed us this good news: “Thanks so much! Waffles was found this afternoon!” PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Willow Powers lost her little long-haired Chihuahua on New Year’s... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: This missing dog has been found, and is home safe! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: This male Brindle American Pit mix – ‘Rudi’ – last seen near S. 112th Street and 3rd Ave S.: If you’ve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

This friendly white and caramel colored Ferret was found Tuesday night in Burien close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW: If you recognize this little guy, please email foolishroberto@gmail.com.  Read More →

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

An older female dog named ‘Lady’ has been missing from the 16900 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood since Saturday, Dec. 6: ‘Lady’ is very... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

The body of a dead Sea Lion washed up on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach this week. It’s unknown when this marine mammal died, or what the cause was. However, Jamie at the... [Read more]

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic just diagnosed a case of “Salmon Poisoning” in a young dog in the local community, who may have ingested some bad fish at a local beach in Normandy Park. This likely... [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]

UPDATE: Male Bulldog ‘Larry’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Bulldog ‘Larry’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE 11/29/14 4:11 p.m.: BTB Reader Lauren Gage just emailed us this note about her Bulldog ‘Larry’ being found: “Thank you so much! one of the readers of the blog found him and even... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Lee and Patrick Miles, owners of Priceless Pet Clinic in Normandy Park Towne Center, would like to thank all their clients, colleagues, fellow businesses, family, friends – and all PETS – who have... [Read more]