Animals Section

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

A beloved Meyer’s parrot named ‘Mia’ flew away on June 22, 2017 from a Shorewood Home: Mia is Tame friendly, 6 in. tall. Black/grey with bright yellow on head/wings. Mimics mechanical... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog? Brittany Shelton from Sit’n Stay petsitting is now offering a very special event pet sitting service designed to make your big day stress-free for... [Read more]

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

This little Yorkshire Terrier was found in Burien on Friday, May 26 around Noon: If you recognize him, please contact Robert at foolishroberto@gmail.com.  Read More →

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

A statewide K-9 training session was held at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, May 9, and along with some eager, hardworking dogs, Elston and Jackline Hill (and their cameras) were there. The event was planned... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

On Sunday morning (April 16), four immature bald eagles came to Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood to ride the wind. Soon…fights erupted. Elston Hill was there to take these amazing photos... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca Whales, who frolicked off Burien’s Three Tree Point for a while on Saturday, April 15. “They stayed around more than any I have seen in... [Read more]

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Burien C.A.R.E.S. is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay & Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats, beginning in April 2017. The service is available for both owned pet cats,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

With many pet service providers available, it can be hard to know who to choose. With that in mind, we asked Brittany Shelton of Sit ’n Stay Pet Sitting what makes her service unique. “Well, I think... [Read more]

‘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: 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]