Animals Section

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Simba’ the cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Simba’ the cat has been FOUND!

‘Simba’ the cat – who had been missing from the Gregory Heights neighborhood of Burien since Oct. 14 – has been found and returned home as of Sunday(Dec. 3) after nearly two months! “He... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Santa Photos for pets, kids & family at Natural Pet Pantry this Saturday

FREE Santa Photos for pets, kids & family at Natural Pet Pantry this Saturday

From Advertiser Natural Pet Pantry: Join us for Santa Photos! Natural Pet Pantry in Olde Burien Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your pets, kids, and family! Call (206) 248-1079 to reserve... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

By Marley A. Mutt Some people might wonder what we dogs like to celebrate this time of year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Solstice? Do we prefer to hang stockings or light menorahs? Honestly, when it... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

‘Rocco’ the dog went missing Tuesday night (Nov. 21) in Boulevard Park near 8th Ave S. & S. 112th Street, by Glen Acres Golf & Country Club (map below): Name: Rocco Color: Brown Breed:... [Read more]

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

The B-Town DOG is seeking a Volunteer Photographer and Elves to assist Santa and hand out dog treats to good dogs, and candy canes to good boys and girls at their annual Santa Paws dog photo fundraiser... [Read more]

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes: By Cydney Moore Rocko This is Rocko – a pit/rottweiler mix who,... [Read more]

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved 5 to 2 a five-year contract with the city’s current animal control agency Community Resource Education Society (CARES), following a long discussion that... [Read more]

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

Burien City Attorney Lisa Marshall told the City Council Monday night (Nov. 6) that the business license of Pretty Paws has been suspended, and a full-scale major crimes investigation is underway…

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Cookie & Mookie looking for loving homes

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Cookie & Mookie looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes: By Cydney Moore Meet Cookie and Mookie Meet Cookie. This is Cookie,... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Oreo’ the goat has been found!

UPDATE: ‘Oreo’ the goat has been found!

UPDATE: It’s not often that a pet goat goes missing in Burien, and we’re happy to report that ‘Oreo,’ the goat that went missing since Oct. 29 has been found safe! “Thank... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Oreo’ the goat has been missing in Burien since Sunday

MISSING: ‘Oreo’ the goat has been missing in Burien since Sunday

Have you seen ‘Oreo’ the pet goat? She’s been missing from around SW 128th Street and 8th Ave SW (map below) since Sunday, Oct. 29: Marcia tells us that she’s been caring for... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘The added enforcement of Burien’s leash laws is a good thing…’

LETTER: ‘The added enforcement of Burien’s leash laws is a good thing…’

[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:] Scrappy Cassie Dear Editor, The added... [Read more]

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

By Marley A. Mutt Hi, my name is Marley. I’m a 10-year-old mixed breed rescue dog. My dad found me in a local shelter and brought me home when I was very young. I don’t like to talk about my life... [Read more]

Burien CARES seeking others who have had bad experiences with pet groomer

Burien CARES seeking others who have had bad experiences with pet groomer

As we recently reported, a Burien pet grooming facility is alleged to have been responsible for the strangulation and subsequent death of a dog named ‘Yoshi.’ Now, Burien CARES Animal Control... [Read more]

Burien CARES rescues sick/injured baby coyote Tuesday

Burien CARES rescues sick/injured baby coyote Tuesday

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Burien CARES Animal Control received several reports of a possibly sick/injured baby coyote roaming the neighborhoods during the day and hunkering down in local yards. Last week... [Read more]

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

Discover Burien is currently looking for four-legged canine registrants for its Wiener Dog races, part of the annual ‘Boo In Burien’ being held this Saturday, Oct. 28. The race starts at 3:30... [Read more]

Puppy dies after alleged strangulation at Burien animal grooming facility

Puppy dies after alleged strangulation at Burien animal grooming facility

By Jack Mayne A family has reported to Burien CARES that their silky terrier puppy had to be euthanized on Oct. 14, after being groomed at Pretty Paws at 123 SW 158th Street in Burien. Burien resident... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Simba’ the cat is missing

LOST: ‘Simba’ the cat is missing

Payton Jones lost her cat Sunday night (Oct. 14) in Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood, and she urgently needs him home: His name is Simba, and he has a white chin, chest and stomach and is... [Read more]

FOUND: Domesticated white bunny found in Shorewood Sunday morning

FOUND: Domesticated white bunny found in Shorewood Sunday morning

Tara Requa found this domesticated white bunny rabbit  with red eyes while on a walk by the water treatment facility in Shorewood on Sunday morning, Oct. 8: “It came very close to us and was... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to join the B-Town DOG team, along with organizer David Cain, to get Burien’s off-leash dog park landscaping cleaned up and ready for winter, with a work party planned for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts this Thursday, Oct. 5! Come learn how to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Don’t forget to sign-up for the annual CSI salmon surveys, as the Oct. 5 training is fast approaching, and volunteers are needed to help survey our local creeks in just over two weeks. “The long-standing... [Read more]