Animals Section

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Join the B-Town DOG group, along with organizer David Cain, as they get Burien’s off-leash dog park cleaned up and ready for winter with two events in September – the first event on Sept. 9 and... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bella’ the cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Bella’ the cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE Aug. 22, 2017: ‘Bella’ the missing cat has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: “I’m missing my cat from 8th Ave SW between SW 148th and SW 146th,” Nancy D. said. “Her name is... [Read more]

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

Pam Douros tells The B-Town Blog that her son found a tame, pet bunny rabbit on Tuesday: On Tuesday night Aug. 8, my son found this rabbit under our car in our driveway. We live on the corner of 12th... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

Story & Photos by Elston Hill We in Burien are so fortunate to have the Northwest vegetation and temperate climate, which attracts all kinds of wildlife into our backyards. Sitting in our backyard... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of a Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday afternoon, July 29 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Lucio’ the Tortoise has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Lucio’ the Tortoise has been FOUND!

UPDATE 7/30/17 9:45 p.m.: ‘Lucio’ the missing Tortoise, has been FOUND! “He was found a few blocks away by a woman name Syd,” owner Lauren told The B-Town Blog Sunday night. “I... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos – taken on Monday, July 17 – that show green algae blooms on the surface of Puget Sound off the shores of Burien. “Tides and wind bring it in and out past... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: This Black male dog – which was lost in the downtown Burien area – has been FOUND! He is a Black dog with a white stripe down the front of his chest. He’s a young puppy and is microchipped. His... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly, tame cat found near 8th Ave SW & SW 156th/158th Streets

FOUND: Friendly, tame cat found near 8th Ave SW & SW 156th/158th Streets

“This cat has shown up at our place 2 nights in a row,” Vickie Hollaway said: This is near 8th Ave SW, between SW 156th and SW 158th Streets (map below). Very friendly and tame. Obviously... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

With Burien’s annual 4th of July Parade just one week away, you’ll want to check out Camp Crockett, proudly celebrating their second location right here in Burien. Owners Joe and Vanessa Crevling... [Read more]

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

This coming weekend – July 1 and 2 – The Gilded Feather Foundation (a local non-profit organization) is hosting the first Northwest Bird Expo at Merrill Gardens.   Admission is $5 under 12 and... [Read more]

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

A beloved Meyer’s parrot named ‘Mia’ flew away on June 22, 2017 from a Shorewood Home: Mia is Tame friendly, 6 in. tall. Black/grey with bright yellow on head/wings. Mimics mechanical... [Read more]

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be Friday, June 23

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be Friday, June 23

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be held on Friday, June 23, from 6–10 p.m. at Glen Acres Golf and Country Club: This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and there are some... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog? Brittany Shelton from Sit’n Stay petsitting is now offering a very special event pet sitting service designed to make your big day stress-free for... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Oliver got lost because he was out with someone unfamiliar at Grandview Dog Park in SeaTac and got scared – he ran off into the woods and slipped through a little gap in a gate that only a... [Read more]

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

This little Yorkshire Terrier was found in Burien on Friday, May 26 around Noon: If you recognize him, please contact Robert at [email protected]  Read More →

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE May 20, 2017: Phenomenal news – ‘Hunter,’ the male Airedale Terrier who went missing on Thursday night, has been FOUND! “A good Samaritan that read about him on The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

A statewide K-9 training session was held at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, May 9, and along with some eager, hardworking dogs, Elston and Jackline Hill (and their cameras) were there. The event was planned... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

On Sunday morning (April 16), four immature bald eagles came to Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood to ride the wind. Soon…fights erupted. Elston Hill was there to take these amazing photos... [Read more]

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

By Jack Mayne A group fighting the noise of turbo-prop planes over west Burien told the Burien City Council Monday night that the city has won over the Federal Aviation Administration for now – but... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca Whales, who frolicked off Burien’s Three Tree Point for a while on Saturday, April 15. “They stayed around more than any I have seen in... [Read more]

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Burien C.A.R.E.S. is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay & Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats, beginning in April 2017. The service is available for both owned pet cats,... [Read more]

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: The Season Finale for CSI: Highline is Thursday night, April 6, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please join us to hear how our local salmon are doing in Miller and... [Read more]

LOST: Black & White Rat Terrier, last seen Friday near Seahurst Elementary

LOST: Black & White Rat Terrier, last seen Friday near Seahurst Elementary

‘Little Miss’ – a tiny black and white rat terrier – escaped from a yard near Seahurst Elementary on Friday, March 31: If you’ve seen her, please contact [email protected]  Read More →