Animals Section

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]

PHOTOS: ‘Confused’ deer spotted on 10th Ave SW in Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: ‘Confused’ deer spotted on 10th Ave SW in Burien Tuesday morning

Courtesy Kathy Reed comes these photos of a young buck spotted on 10th Ave SW just south of SW 152nd Street in Burien Tuesday morning: “This deer was walking on 10th SW just now,” Kathy... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing puppy Puggle ‘Pilot’ has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing puppy Puggle ‘Pilot’ has been FOUND

UPDATE SATURDAY NOV. 12, 2016 1 p.m.: The missing puppy Puggle named ‘Pilot’ has been found! “Someone saw all the posts and brought him home!!!” said Leah Seagren. PREVIOUSLY: Our... [Read more]

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Have you and your four-legged friend(s) enjoyed Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park yet? Next time you’re there, be sure to appreciate the fine work of new Eagle Scout Yasin Ali-Halane, a member... [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]

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

At Noon this Sunday (Oct. 2), the people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ in Renton’s Jones Park (across the street from the church), complete with... [Read more]

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]