Animals Section

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]

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]

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos of a recent visitor to his Burien garden – a likely Rufous Hummingbird. Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: [NOTE: If you think... [Read more]

MISSING: Lost ‘Bearded Dragon’ lizard, last seen in Burien on Monday

MISSING: Lost ‘Bearded Dragon’ lizard, last seen in Burien on Monday

Reader Sarah King wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Bearded Dragon lizard, last seen Monday afternoon (June 27) around 4:30 p.m. near 4th Ave SW and SW 119th Street (map below): “He... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

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 stay healthy and live long lives…

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF), a Burien-based animal rescue, will be holding its 8th annual Whine & Cheese fundraiser on Friday, June 24 at the Glen Acres Golf and Country Club in Burien.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

Courtesy residents Elston Hill and Stan Milkowski, below are some great photos taken this week of some beautiful Bald Eagles as hey cruise, battle crows, and eat breakfast in Burien. First, from Elston... [Read more]

Low-cost Spay & Neuter clinic will be Wednesday, June 29

Low-cost Spay & Neuter clinic will be Wednesday, June 29

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

Burien City Council votes to extend CARES Animal Control contract

Burien City Council votes to extend CARES Animal Control contract

Screengrab of the CARES 4-3 vote (NOTE: Lauren Berkowitz voted Yes via phone). By a vote of 4-3, the Burien City Council voted to extend the contract for CARES Animal Control at Monday night’s meeting... [Read more]

UPDATE: Female Pug ‘Gwen’ has been FOUND

UPDATE: Female Pug ‘Gwen’ has been FOUND

UPDATE Monday, June 6, 2016 7:45 p.m.: ‘Gwen’ the missing female pug has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: Bree Kauzlarich’s female pug dog ‘Gwen’ went missing on Friday, June 3, sometime... [Read more]

Bring your pooch to the Farmers Market Thursday for treats from Seattle Barkery

Bring your pooch to the Farmers Market Thursday for treats from Seattle Barkery

Stop by the Burien Farmers Market the first Thursday of the month – including this Thursday, June 2 – and meet “Buster” from Seattle Barkery. This food truck is for four legged guests,... [Read more]

CARES gets overwhelming support at Council session; decision expected June 6

CARES gets overwhelming support at Council session; decision expected June 6

Sean Bouffiou of King County, along with Debra George of CARES at Monday night’s Burien City Council study session. By Jack Mayne It was virtually “a pep rally for CARES” at Monday night’s... [Read more]

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Wednesday morning (May 4), a reckless driver sped by a Washington State Trooper on SR 509, who clocked his speed on radar at 112 MPH. The driver exited at South 128th in Burien (map below) and lost control,... [Read more]

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

By Jack Mayne Despite a plethora of letters and pressure, the Burien City Council said nothing Monday night on when it will make a decision of extending the CARES animal contract or shifting to King County... [Read more]

STOLEN: Two Olde English Bulldog puppies, stolen by two men Thursday

STOLEN: Two Olde English Bulldog puppies, stolen by two men Thursday

Early Thursday afternoon, two area residents let their four Olde English Bulldog puppies outside to do their potty business at their home in the North Hill area in DesMoines. Unfortunately, two strange men... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Mocha,’ a sweet, small, brown fluffy dog, last seen Sunday April 10

MISSING: ‘Mocha,’ a sweet, small, brown fluffy dog, last seen Sunday April 10

From Reader Kasey Gage: Our dog Mocha went missing on Sunday 4/10/16 on 19th Ave in Burien: We havent seen her since and are really worried. She’s a sweet small brown fluffy dog with a white spot... [Read more]

Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 to pass an ordinance banning junk vehicles stored or abandoned on private property in the city, with Councilmembers Lauren Berkowitz and Austin Bell... [Read more]