Animals Section

‘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]

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

‘Nahla’ the cat has been missing for over a week: “She usually will run about for 2-3 days periodically so I’ve become very worried about her being gone this long especially... [Read more]

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 24, this beautiful Shepherd-Lab mix dog was found – scared, trying to get into homes in the Arbor Heights area: Not chipped. Taken to Emerald City Emergency... [Read more]

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: These 6-month old male and female pit/lab mix dogs were lost on Saturday, June 20, between Noon and 5 p.m., last seen around S. 140th and 8th Ave S. in Burien: “Please help me find my... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday (June 19) was a good day for ducklings in downtown Burien. Bunny Critch offered the following account of this morning’s excitement: “I spotted Mama Duck and her ducklings walking in front of... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE 6/20/15: ‘Duke’ has been reunited with his family! PREVIOUSLY: FOUND: This Tan Male Pit Bull was found near Southern Heights Elementary School: The dog is a “very well behaved... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some summer-related advice for all pet owners: What a great Spring we’ve had! I can’t recall the last time we’ve had so many beautiful sunny days this early in... [Read more]

Burien Police free dog trapped in 103-degree car Saturday

Burien Police free dog trapped in 103-degree car Saturday

The Burien Police Department on Saturday (June 6) freed a dog trapped in a 103-degree car: Responded to report of dog in hot car for over 2 hrs. Car was 103 degrees inside. Dog taken into protective custody.... [Read more]