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Sponsored Post It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips: Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Almost 1 in 5 (800,000) people... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

[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:] Hi, I just want to post a warning to neighbors... [Read more]

MISSING: Black male cat ‘Pepe,’ last seen in Gregory Heights Wednesday night

MISSING: Black male cat ‘Pepe,’ last seen in Gregory Heights Wednesday night

This male Black Cat cat named ‘Pepe’ went missing Wednesday night May 20: He was last seen close to home near 21st Ave SW and SW 160th Place in Gregory Heights. Pepe is a male Black Cat with... [Read more]

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

Cassandra Wold’s cat ‘Snots’ went missing from S. 120th Street on Thursday, April 23: Offering a $100 reward. Please call 206-669-7880 if seen or found.  Read More →

UPDATE: Black American pit bull reunited with Owner thanks to the blog

UPDATE: Black American pit bull reunited with Owner thanks to the blog

UPDATE FRIDAY APRIL 3, 2015: ‘Blue’ was reunited with his owner Friday morning, April 3. “The Owner found him via The B-Town Blog. Thank you for posting so quickly and helping Blue find... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Larry’ the Bulldog is missing

MISSING: ‘Larry’ the Bulldog is missing

LOST DOG-LARRY **REWARD $** PLEASE CALL IF YOU HAVE SEEN HIM OR KNOW ABOUT WHERE HE IS. **206 790 1960*** 206-941-7012 HE IS A BELOVED FAMILY PET WHO WE MISS VERY MUCH. WENT MISSING ON Thursday at 6:15 p.m. off... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was edited and updated on April 14, 2015. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern BABY CHICKS ARE IN!! Scott already knows this but I just... [Read more]

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

A large, black-and-white cat named ‘Mittens’ is missing from near 30th and Standring in Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood: ‘Mittens’ is a long-haired, mostly black cat with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these great photos, showing a Bald Eagle devouring its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point (click images to see larger versions): “I watched an eagle... [Read more]

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE 2/21/15 6:30 p.m.: A nice family adopted the wandering 8th Ave SW chicken late Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. “We’re all quite pleased that she has found a home and is safe,” our... [Read more]

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann Meet “Valentino” the Beaver… One local resident quipped, “It takes a village to heal a beaver.” For several hours on Valentine’s Day afternoon, nearby... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

BTB Reader Justine Parke wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog last seen Friday night (Feb. 13) around 9:45 p.m. in the Burien/Normandy Park area (click image... [Read more]

Lineup announced for ‘Burien Birdfest’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 14

Lineup announced for ‘Burien Birdfest’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 14

The ‘Burien Birdfest’ – set for this Saturday, Feb. 14 at Page 2 Books – will have 3 writers, artists and presenters this year: 11am to 12pm: Judy Lane, local artist and photographer.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE 2/8/15 4:15 p.m.: Crystal Thompson tells us “It sounds like the owners have been found!” PREVIOUSLY: This “very sweet” male dog, with short black hair, medium build, possibly... [Read more]

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

Jess Davis found this Male Chihuahua around 2 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 1) near the 12000 block of 16th Ave S. in Burien: His nose is red, his chest is white, with otherwise golden fur, and he’s neutered. He... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [Read more]

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16, and all are invited to join in by counting birds. “Counting birds is a fun, free, family-friendly way to discover... [Read more]

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The 3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Elks Lodge, located at 14006 1st Ave South. There will be music, laughs and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 13, 2015 1:30 p.m.: Lane McKittrick told us that ‘Elly’ has been FOUND! “Thank you Scott! I just found her because of your emails and social media. Thank you so much!!”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 7, 2015: ‘Meeko’ the missing Pomeranian has been FOUND! Owner Chelsea Garcia says: Thank you so much for putting the ad about Meeko on your site. I have had many people contact... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE JAN. 7, 2015: Sybil Davis tells us that Bertha has been FOUND! “Bertha (or BIg Bertha as we like to call her due to her girth) appeared again, right where she was lost! We think someone might... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

Burien City Councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these pics, of what appears to be a pair of large antlers floundering in the surf on the north beach of Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Dec. 28: Anyone... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: This missing dog has been found, and is home safe! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: This male Brindle American Pit mix – ‘Rudi’ – last seen near S. 112th Street and 3rd Ave S.: If you’ve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

This friendly white and caramel colored Ferret was found Tuesday night in Burien close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW: If you recognize this little guy, please email foolishroberto@gmail.com.  Read More →

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

An older female dog named ‘Lady’ has been missing from the 16900 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood since Saturday, Dec. 6: ‘Lady’ is very... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

The body of a dead Sea Lion washed up on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach this week. It’s unknown when this marine mammal died, or what the cause was. However, Jamie at the... [Read more]

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic just diagnosed a case of “Salmon Poisoning” in a young dog in the local community, who may have ingested some bad fish at a local beach in Normandy Park. This likely... [Read more]