Animals Section

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

The annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be this Saturday night, Jan. 30 at the Burien Elks Lodge, starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be appetizers, n0-host... [Read more]

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

The Great International Backyard Bird Count for 2016 and the Burien Birdfest will be Feb. 12-15, and Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998 with just 500 participants has grown into an... [Read more]

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Need to get your pet fixed? Burien CARES Animal Control is is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and D Northwest Spay & Neuter Center to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Advertiser VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Get a “behind-the-scenes” tour of our... [Read more]

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

A fun evening of Bingo benefitting B-Town Dog Owners’ Group and the new Burien Toyota – Burien Chevrolet Dog Park will be held at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Friday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. Guests will... [Read more]

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil... [Read more]

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers worked at Lakeview Park (on SW 160th) to help prepare a space for Burien’s new Off-Leash Dog Park on Thursday morning, Nov. 5. “While I was there working we were removing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

Tuesday morning (Nov. 3) around 10:15 a.m. between Burien and Vashon Island (closer to Vashon), Elston Hill photographed a pod of seven Orca whales – including a baby! – heading north (click images... [Read more]

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

The Furry Faces Foundation will be holding a Doggie Bingo Event this Friday, Nov. 6 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. They will be playing four rounds of blackout bingo. For the first three rounds, cards are... [Read more]

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

Remember ‘Molly’? She’s a dog that has been missing in the Burien area since Sept. 28 (read our original post here). She went missing after jumping out of a car at the Coronado Apartments in... [Read more]

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

On Thursday, Nov. 5, local dog-loving Volunteers, along with Beneful team members will work side-by-side with Burien Toyota and Chevrolet employees and community members to aid construction efforts at... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

‘Molly’ the dog is still missing – here’s an update from her owners Jim and Donna McKenna: My wife and I live in Auburn. Our little Molly jumped out of the car at the Coronado Apts.... [Read more]

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

There may be a lot of ‘Wieners’ but only one Winner at the annual “Boo in Burien” Wiener Dog Race, to be held at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 24 at Town Square Park. Dachshunds from all over... [Read more]

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

BTB Reader Sally Porter wants to find the owner of this cat, which she found near the QFC in Normandy Park: It has been hanging around our house since mid-August. We live in Normandy Park near QFC. I... [Read more]

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Burien Parks and Recreation and a crew from Beneful will be building dog play equipment and other tasks on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the new Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Off Leash Dog... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

Courtesy Ray & Dory Hamlin comes these great photos of Turkey Vultures flying over Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood Thursday morning, Oct. 15 (click images to see larger versions): “Five... [Read more]

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network comes this great video showing a pod of Orca Whales passing Burien’s Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Oct. 4: “Sunset close pass-by... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Levi’ the Cat, missing from Three Tree Point area

LOST: ‘Levi’ the Cat, missing from Three Tree Point area

‘Levi’ is a cat who disappeared from the Three Tree Point area on Wednesday, Sept. 30: He’s a 3-yr-old Maine Coon/Persian mix, mostly grey longhair, green eyes, about 20lbs. If you’ve... [Read more]

FOUND: Bunny found near 118th and 9th in Burien

FOUND: Bunny found near 118th and 9th in Burien

On Thursday (Oct. 2), Darren Rose found what he is sure to be someone’s pet rabbit, near 118th and 9th in Burien: Darren says the rabbit is very friendly, but that he’s “sure someone... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s Episcopal to offer a ‘Blessing of Animals’ on Sunday, Oct. 4

St. Luke’s Episcopal to offer a ‘Blessing of Animals’ on Sunday, Oct. 4

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will be offering a ‘Blessing of Animals’ this Sunday, Oct. 4, from Noon – 12:30 p.m. at Jones Park in Renton. “The Episcopal Church traditionally... [Read more]

UPDATE: Pigeon found Wednesday has been reunited with its owners

UPDATE: Pigeon found Wednesday has been reunited with its owners

UPDATE Sept. 10, 2015: The mysterious bird that was thought to be some kind of Carrier Pigeon that was found in Burien on Wednesday has been safely reunited with its owners. “Thanks again for posting... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Rue’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Rue’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: A neighbor just found ‘Rue’ a few blocks from her home at Gregory Heights Elementary. “She’s home safe. We just moved into the neighborhood and are truly thankful for all... [Read more]

MISSING: 6-month old kitten ‘Winter’ is missing

MISSING: 6-month old kitten ‘Winter’ is missing

MISSING: This 6-month old kitten named ‘Winter’ is missing from around the 1300 block of 116th Street SW: “Our cat sitter lost her during the big storm and we have been unable to locate... [Read more]

Sponsored Post See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

Advertiser the Tin Room Theater wants our Readers to know that they are doing a fundraiser tied into their newest movie – “Roar” – which opens Friday night (Aug. 7) and runs through Thursday... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Roxy’ the dog, last seen at Haggens on SW 128th & 1st Ave South

LOST: ‘Roxy’ the dog, last seen at Haggens on SW 128th & 1st Ave South

Amy Russell has lost her dog ‘Roxy’: Here are the details from Amy: On July 28 at 10:45 p.m. I was at Haggens on SW 128th and 1st Ave South. I had left the vet and had to get Roxy... [Read more]

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]