Animals Section

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Even this dog seemed to know that this giant check was some kind of “treat” for the new Burien Dog Park. Late Tuesday afternoon (June 30), Burien Parks hosted a reception at the Community... [Read more]

UPDATE: The lost Parakeet has been moved to A Place for Pets

UPDATE: The lost Parakeet has been moved to A Place for Pets

This post was updated with a correction and photo on June 30, 2015: The lost Parakeet that flew into a house Monday (June 29) on 8th Ave S. near S. 124th in Burien has been taken to A Place for Pets (click... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

‘Nahla’ the cat has been missing for over a week: “She usually will run about for 2-3 days periodically so I’ve become very worried about her being gone this long especially... [Read more]

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 24, this beautiful Shepherd-Lab mix dog was found – scared, trying to get into homes in the Arbor Heights area: Not chipped. Taken to Emerald City Emergency... [Read more]

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: These 6-month old male and female pit/lab mix dogs were lost on Saturday, June 20, between Noon and 5 p.m., last seen around S. 140th and 8th Ave S. in Burien: “Please help me find my... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday (June 19) was a good day for ducklings in downtown Burien. Bunny Critch offered the following account of this morning’s excitement: “I spotted Mama Duck and her ducklings walking in front of... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE 6/20/15: ‘Duke’ has been reunited with his family! PREVIOUSLY: FOUND: This Tan Male Pit Bull was found near Southern Heights Elementary School: The dog is a “very well behaved... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some summer-related advice for all pet owners: What a great Spring we’ve had! I can’t recall the last time we’ve had so many beautiful sunny days this early in... [Read more]

Burien Police free dog trapped in 103-degree car Saturday

Burien Police free dog trapped in 103-degree car Saturday

The Burien Police Department on Saturday (June 6) freed a dog trapped in a 103-degree car: Responded to report of dog in hot car for over 2 hrs. Car was 103 degrees inside. Dog taken into protective custody.... [Read more]

MISSING: The ‘Yodeling Dominatrix’ is missing her cat

MISSING: The ‘Yodeling Dominatrix’ is missing her cat

Local ‘Yodeling Dominatrix’ Manuela Horn wants our Readers to be on the lookout for her missing cat ‘Mama Shiva,’ last seen three days ago: “She is missing for 3 days now... [Read more]

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]