Animals Section

VIDEO: Resident captures pod of Orcas’ ‘fireworks’ with HD security camera

VIDEO: Resident captures pod of Orcas’ ‘fireworks’ with HD security camera

Courtesy resident Ethan Janson comes this amazing video shot on Friday, Nov. 6 of a pod of Orcas frolicking off Maury Island, as shot from his HD security camera(!) from Three Tree Point. “Here’s... [Read more]

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers worked at Lakeview Park (on SW 160th) to help prepare a space for Burien’s new Off-Leash Dog Park on Thursday morning, Nov. 5. “While I was there working we were removing... [Read more]

CSI: Highline says ‘Road Runoff a No-No for Coho’

CSI: Highline says ‘Road Runoff a No-No for Coho’

The 2015 Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) season started as scheduled on Oct. 8. “It has been pretty slow so far – volunteer surveyors have only seen about 20 live coho so far this season,... [Read more]

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

You may have seen posters around Burien or Seattle last June that asked “Why Does My Cat Smell Like Curry?” This poster was found on a telephone pole on 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien on June... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

Tuesday morning (Nov. 3) around 10:15 a.m. between Burien and Vashon Island (closer to Vashon), Elston Hill photographed a pod of seven Orca whales – including a baby! – heading north (click images... [Read more]

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

The Furry Faces Foundation will be holding a Doggie Bingo Event this Friday, Nov. 6 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. They will be playing four rounds of blackout bingo. For the first three rounds, cards are... [Read more]

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

Remember ‘Molly’? She’s a dog that has been missing in the Burien area since Sept. 28 (read our original post here). She went missing after jumping out of a car at the Coronado Apartments in... [Read more]

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

On Thursday, Nov. 5, local dog-loving Volunteers, along with Beneful team members will work side-by-side with Burien Toyota and Chevrolet employees and community members to aid construction efforts at... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

‘Molly’ the dog is still missing – here’s an update from her owners Jim and Donna McKenna: My wife and I live in Auburn. Our little Molly jumped out of the car at the Coronado Apts.... [Read more]

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

There may be a lot of ‘Wieners’ but only one Winner at the annual “Boo in Burien” Wiener Dog Race, to be held at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 24 at Town Square Park. Dachshunds from all over... [Read more]

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

BTB Reader Sally Porter wants to find the owner of this cat, which she found near the QFC in Normandy Park: It has been hanging around our house since mid-August. We live in Normandy Park near QFC. I... [Read more]

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Burien Parks and Recreation and a crew from Beneful will be building dog play equipment and other tasks on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the new Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Off Leash Dog... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

Courtesy Ray & Dory Hamlin comes these great photos of Turkey Vultures flying over Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood Thursday morning, Oct. 15 (click images to see larger versions): “Five... [Read more]

MISSING: Foster Dog ‘Viktor,’ missing from near Eagle Landing Park

MISSING: Foster Dog ‘Viktor,’ missing from near Eagle Landing Park

Viktor is a foster dog who escaped Sunday morning, near Eagle Landing Park: He is very shy and people should not approach him or call his name. If you see him at any time, please call Jim Branson at... [Read more]

LOST DOG: ‘Molly’ was last seen near 106th and 14th Ave SW

LOST DOG: ‘Molly’ was last seen near 106th and 14th Ave SW

This lost dog ‘Molly’ was last seen on Sept. 28 near 106th and 14th Ave SW. She is small, and weighs about albs – here she is with her Father: She has cream colored fly-away hair with light... [Read more]

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network comes this great video showing a pod of Orca Whales passing Burien’s Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Oct. 4: “Sunset close pass-by... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Levi’ the Cat, missing from Three Tree Point area

LOST: ‘Levi’ the Cat, missing from Three Tree Point area

‘Levi’ is a cat who disappeared from the Three Tree Point area on Wednesday, Sept. 30: He’s a 3-yr-old Maine Coon/Persian mix, mostly grey longhair, green eyes, about 20lbs. If you’ve... [Read more]

FOUND: Bunny found near 118th and 9th in Burien

FOUND: Bunny found near 118th and 9th in Burien

On Thursday (Oct. 2), Darren Rose found what he is sure to be someone’s pet rabbit, near 118th and 9th in Burien: Darren says the rabbit is very friendly, but that he’s “sure someone... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s Episcopal to offer a ‘Blessing of Animals’ on Sunday, Oct. 4

St. Luke’s Episcopal to offer a ‘Blessing of Animals’ on Sunday, Oct. 4

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will be offering a ‘Blessing of Animals’ this Sunday, Oct. 4, from Noon – 12:30 p.m. at Jones Park in Renton. “The Episcopal Church traditionally... [Read more]

Pet owner fires 3 shots at attacking dog in Burien Saturday

Pet owner fires 3 shots at attacking dog in Burien Saturday

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with more information at 2:11 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2015: The Burien Police Department is reporting that a pet owner who was walking his dog in the 13400 block of... [Read more]

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident Jeannette Cunningham (pictured above in 2010, left, and after surgery in 2012, right) was recently awarded a $500,000 settlement for a Pit Bull attack she suffered over five years ago (read... [Read more]

UPDATE: Pigeon found Wednesday has been reunited with its owners

UPDATE: Pigeon found Wednesday has been reunited with its owners

UPDATE Sept. 10, 2015: The mysterious bird that was thought to be some kind of Carrier Pigeon that was found in Burien on Wednesday has been safely reunited with its owners. “Thanks again for posting... [Read more]

LOST: Female tan & white smooth coat Chihuahua

LOST: Female tan & white smooth coat Chihuahua

Hello, we are desperate to find our female Tan and white smooth coat older Chihuahua named Flora. She is very small and we think someone picked her up and is keeping her because she is a cute and sweet... [Read more]