Animals Section

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

FOUND: Pet rabbit found Tuesday near 12th Ave SW & SW 134th Street in Burien

Pam Douros tells The B-Town Blog that her son found a tame, pet bunny rabbit on Tuesday: On Tuesday night Aug. 8, my son found this rabbit under our car in our driveway. We live on the corner of 12th... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

Story & Photos by Elston Hill We in Burien are so fortunate to have the Northwest vegetation and temperate climate, which attracts all kinds of wildlife into our backyards. Sitting in our backyard... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of a Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday afternoon, July 29 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Lucio’ the Tortoise has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Lucio’ the Tortoise has been FOUND!

UPDATE 7/30/17 9:45 p.m.: ‘Lucio’ the missing Tortoise, has been FOUND! “He was found a few blocks away by a woman name Syd,” owner Lauren told The B-Town Blog Sunday night. “I... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: This Black male dog – which was lost in the downtown Burien area – has been FOUND! He is a Black dog with a white stripe down the front of his chest. He’s a young puppy and is microchipped. His... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly, tame cat found near 8th Ave SW & SW 156th/158th Streets

FOUND: Friendly, tame cat found near 8th Ave SW & SW 156th/158th Streets

“This cat has shown up at our place 2 nights in a row,” Vickie Hollaway said: This is near 8th Ave SW, between SW 156th and SW 158th Streets (map below). Very friendly and tame. Obviously... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

With Burien’s annual 4th of July Parade just one week away, you’ll want to check out Camp Crockett, proudly celebrating their second location right here in Burien. Owners Joe and Vanessa Crevling... [Read more]

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 [email protected]  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]