Animals Section

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

A fundraiser for local animal charities called ‘Drag Air’ will land on Saturday April 8, at 9 p.m. at Black Zia Cantina (15212 6th Ave SW). This is a 21+ fundraiser that will benefit The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more great photos of the beauty of our region as seen from Burien: First, a storm hits ‘The Brothers’ peaks in the Olympic Mountains Saturday morning (click images... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great wildlife photos taken in Burien on Monday, March 20. Elston says: “Yesterday it was windy. When it is windy, the raptors arrive. Strangely, a bald eagle and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Mikey’ the Jack Russell Terrier has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: This adult male Jack Russell Terrier – “Mikey” – is missing, and was last seen near Evergreen High wearing... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

UPDATE: Sweet, older female dog has been reunited with Owner

UPDATE: Sweet, older female dog has been reunited with Owner

UPDATE: Thanks to a microchip and South Seattle Veterinary Clinic, Malia has found her owner! PREVIOUSLY: This sweet, older female dog was found about 9:30 a.m. on Sunday March 12, heading west on S. 124th... [Read more]

LETTER: Why is Burien using a convicted felon to do animal enforcement?

LETTER: Why is Burien using a convicted felon to do animal enforcement?

[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:] Letter to the Editor: Why is Burien using... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SPRING BREAK: What about the dog? Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting can help!

SPRING BREAK: What about the dog? Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting can help!

Highline Public Schools will be out for Spring break the week of April 3-7, 2017, and many families may be ready to escape for a little sun or even spring mountain adventures, but a break like that presents... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend! The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be all weekend. Do you want... [Read more]

FOUND: Male Chihuahua found on 7th Ave South

FOUND: Male Chihuahua found on 7th Ave South

FOUND: Recognize this dog? He’s a male Chihuahua, tan, 7lbs., and found on 7th Ave South. “I think I’ve seen him out wondering before near Cedarhurst Elementary school.  Walked around... [Read more]

UPDATE: Lost dog ‘Filipe’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Lost dog ‘Filipe’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Feb. 20, 2017: “Thank you so much for posting this! Because of this post, I just received a call and he has been found!” PREVIOUSLY: Have you seen ‘Filipe’? His last known... [Read more]

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be the weekend of Feb. 17-20, 2017. Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998... [Read more]

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up For Animals at the “Open Bite Night” fundraiser, benefiting Burien CARES on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m. It will be held at The Burien Elks Lodge, located at 14006... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Tuna’ the cat? He’s been missing since Jan. 11

LOST: Have you seen ‘Tuna’ the cat? He’s been missing since Jan. 11

Evan Bate tells us he lost his cat ‘Tuna’ last week – here are some pics: “Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.” If you’ve seen this feline, please call Evan at... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Super Pets deserve Super Care from Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting

Super Pets deserve Super Care from Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting

You set resolutions for yourself but what New Year resolution do you have for your pet? A midday walk to break up their day? Weight loss? Training for better behavior, or maybe you got a puppy over the... [Read more]

FOUND: Female dog with white spots found near SW 164th & 12th SW

FOUND: Female dog with white spots found near SW 164th & 12th SW

This dog was found near the intersection of SW 164th Street and 12th Ave SW in Burien on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017: “This dog was shivery and looked lost and came right to me,” John Finn said. Not... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great pics of his dog ‘Scrappy,’ who had a great time playing in the snow Monday morning (Jan. 2) at Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Dog Park. Click... [Read more]

Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity will be Jan. 17 at The Point

Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity will be Jan. 17 at The Point

A Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity The Gilded Feather Foundation (GFF) will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. at The Point, located at 435 SW 152nd Street in Burien. The GFF was founded in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop this Saturday, Dec. 17!

Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop this Saturday, Dec. 17!

Photo for illustrative purposes only; actual photos may vary. Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop Bottle Shop & Pub this Saturday, Dec. 17, from 2 – 5 p.m.! Here are the... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

Just about eight months ago – back on April 12, 2016 – we posted this missing dog story: Our dog Mocha went missing on Sunday 4/10/16 on 19th Ave in Burien: We havent seen her since and are really... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

A coho in spawning colors in the stream. Photo by Erik McDonald. Volunteers searching for spawning salmon in Miller Creek. Photo by Elissa Ostergaard. A volunteer measures a dead salmon as part of Community... [Read more]

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]

PHOTOS: ‘Confused’ deer spotted on 10th Ave SW in Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: ‘Confused’ deer spotted on 10th Ave SW in Burien Tuesday morning

Courtesy Kathy Reed comes these photos of a young buck spotted on 10th Ave SW just south of SW 152nd Street in Burien Tuesday morning: “This deer was walking on 10th SW just now,” Kathy... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing puppy Puggle ‘Pilot’ has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing puppy Puggle ‘Pilot’ has been FOUND

UPDATE SATURDAY NOV. 12, 2016 1 p.m.: The missing puppy Puggle named ‘Pilot’ has been found! “Someone saw all the posts and brought him home!!!” said Leah Seagren. PREVIOUSLY: Our... [Read more]