Animals Section

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 13, 2015 1:30 p.m.: Lane McKittrick told us that ‘Elly’ has been FOUND! “Thank you Scott! I just found her because of your emails and social media. Thank you so much!!”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 7, 2015: ‘Meeko’ the missing Pomeranian has been FOUND! Owner Chelsea Garcia says: Thank you so much for putting the ad about Meeko on your site. I have had many people contact... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE JAN. 7, 2015: Sybil Davis tells us that Bertha has been FOUND! “Bertha (or BIg Bertha as we like to call her due to her girth) appeared again, right where she was lost! We think someone might... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

Burien City Councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these pics, of what appears to be a pair of large antlers floundering in the surf on the north beach of Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Dec. 28: Anyone... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: This missing dog has been found, and is home safe! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: This male Brindle American Pit mix – ‘Rudi’ – last seen near S. 112th Street and 3rd Ave S.: If you’ve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

This friendly white and caramel colored Ferret was found Tuesday night in Burien close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW: If you recognize this little guy, please email foolishroberto@gmail.com.  Read More →

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

An older female dog named ‘Lady’ has been missing from the 16900 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood since Saturday, Dec. 6: ‘Lady’ is very... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

The body of a dead Sea Lion washed up on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach this week. It’s unknown when this marine mammal died, or what the cause was. However, Jamie at the... [Read more]

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic just diagnosed a case of “Salmon Poisoning” in a young dog in the local community, who may have ingested some bad fish at a local beach in Normandy Park. This likely... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Bulldog ‘Larry’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Bulldog ‘Larry’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE 11/29/14 4:11 p.m.: BTB Reader Lauren Gage just emailed us this note about her Bulldog ‘Larry’ being found: “Thank you so much! one of the readers of the blog found him and even... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Lee and Patrick Miles, owners of Priceless Pet Clinic in Normandy Park Towne Center, would like to thank all their clients, colleagues, fellow businesses, family, friends – and all PETS – who have... [Read more]

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

We first shared BTB Reader Mary Hudson’s photos on Nov. 9 of a two-point buck deer that she spotted in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood, and now comes new photos courtesy the Burien Police Department... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Elston Hill took these great pics of a Redtail Hawk in Burien on Sunday, Nov. 16; here’s what he said about it: “The predator birds love windy days. This hawk visited the bluff above... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader/Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos at Seahurst Park, of some of our rather colorful, winged neighbors. “My wife Jackie and I love Seahurst Park now that it is open again,”... [Read more]

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

Mike and Debbi Rovech, along with their chocolate Labrador, Toby are looking forward to an off-leash dog area as they lounge on the grass at Lakeview Park. They live across the street from the future dog-park.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

BTB Reader Mary Hudson sent us these photos, telling us that she “just watched a two-point buck walking through Seahurst near Eagle Landing Park!” Far as we know, this is the first deer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

The Soggy Doggy will be holding a Seahawk Pride Pet Photos (Husky and Cougar Pride too!) event this Sunday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their location at 19893 1st Ave South, Suite #204, in the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

This young coyote was spotted and photographed by two residents – BTB Reader Kathleen Hardee and Publisher Scott Schaefer – in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning, Oct. 21 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): As... [Read more]

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo of what he says is a ‘Burien Vigilante Group driving out an Intruder’ (click image to see larger version): “An Eagle in the Three... [Read more]

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

BTB Reader Courtney Steward wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Dooley,’ last seen Tuesday, Sept. 30 on SW 114th Street ‎between 14th and 15th: “I live one block from the McDonalds... [Read more]

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

BTB Reader Beth Graves found this dog, running scared through the Burien Fred Meyer parking lot: “She does not have a microchip, and is very shy and scared,” Beth said. “I think she... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton at Noon on Sunday, Oct. 5, and all are welcome, along with your pets! “The blessing of... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: We don’t often take credit for reuniting missing pets with their owners, but today we will – this once-missing male Chihuahua mix dog will be happily reunited with his owners today due... [Read more]

‘CSI: Highline’ is almost here – sign up to help count local salmon now!

‘CSI: Highline’ is almost here – sign up to help count local salmon now!

Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka ‘CSI:Highline’) is almost here, and volunteers are needed. “We are hoping for even more volunteers than last year – even people who... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Kathy Anderson recently shared these photos, of what is believed to be a non-native – and possibly tropical – ‘Ocean Sunfish’ swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]