Animals Section

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]

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s annual Outdoor Living Nativity will be performed on Dec. 9 and 10. This is a 20-minute narrated show featuring live actors and live animals. Performances will be: Friday,... [Read more]

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Have you and your four-legged friend(s) enjoyed Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park yet? Next time you’re there, be sure to appreciate the fine work of new Eagle Scout Yasin Ali-Halane, a member... [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: Fishing boat and Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Thursday

PHOTOS: Fishing boat and Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Thursday

Resident Elston Hill took some great photos Thursday afternoon (Oct. 20) of fishing boats and Orcas from his Burien home. “We had fishing boats this morning and this afternoon,” Elston said.... [Read more]

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

At Noon this Sunday (Oct. 2), the people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ in Renton’s Jones Park (across the street from the church), complete with... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Community Salmon Investigation for Highline starts Oct. 3, and volunteers are needed. Organizers are looking for adventurous volunteers to wade Miller and Walker Creeks through the dark days of winter... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back ‘Wag the Dog Daycare’! Grooming taken to a higher level

Welcome back ‘Wag the Dog Daycare’! Grooming taken to a higher level

We are more than happy to bark a big and loud “Welcome Back!” to friend of the Blog and Advertiser Wag the Dog Daycare! “Wag the Dog is pleased to introduce a new, tiered, menu of superb... [Read more]

‘Doggie Day Swimathon’ will be at Gregory Seahurst Swim Club this Sunday!

‘Doggie Day Swimathon’ will be at Gregory Seahurst Swim Club this Sunday!

A ‘Doggie Day Swimathon’ will be held at the Gregory Heights Seahurst Swim Club this Sunday, Sept. 18. There will be two sessions, with the cost $10 for one, or $15 for both: Session 1: 8... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik A Fit Fido Is a Happy Fido – or Kitty – at Advertiser Sit’n Stay Pet Sitting! Humans are not the only ones who need to make healthy food choices and get sufficient exercise to... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

C.A.R.E.S. of Burien is teaming up with the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and Northwest Spay & Neuter Center to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the pets of Burien residents and surrounding... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Mark your calendars for a celebration at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting, light snacks and fun. And perhaps some dogs having fun too…? This... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer wandered out to take a few photos of a smoke-tinted sunset when some neighbors alerted him to some Orca whales swimming past Burien’s Three Tree Point on Friday night,... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation at Pit Stop this Friday

Fundraiser for Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation at Pit Stop this Friday

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation is inviting all to join them in celebrating the release of Hoppy Floppy White IPA, a collaboration between Odd Otter Brewing and Pit Stop Bottle this Friday, August... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

While you may look forward to a vacation, you may also be concerned about how to care for your pet while you are away. Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC – owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany... [Read more]

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

C.A.R.E.S. of Burien is teaming up with the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the cats of Burien residents and surrounding areas for just $15. A Shuttle will... [Read more]