CARES animal control Section

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

by Jack Mayne The woman who reviewed Burien CARES last year told the City Council on Monday (July 7) that there have been many improvements during the past year. Denise McVicker, the deputy director of... [Read more]

This cute ‘Bear’ of a Dog needs a new forever home

This cute ‘Bear’ of a Dog needs a new forever home

Our friends at Burien CARES Animal Control want our Readers to know that they have a very cute male dog named ‘Bear’ that is in need of a ‘forever home': “This cute little guy... [Read more]

Burien City Council rejects contract extension, increased funding for CARES

Burien City Council rejects contract extension, increased funding for CARES

[REPORTER’S NOTE: This story has been corrected for accuracy by deleting two earlier references to an outdated estimated cost to Burien if the city went with King County’s animal control program.] by... [Read more]

LETTER: City ‘should renegotiate their contract for animal control services with RASKC’

LETTER: City ‘should renegotiate their contract for animal control services with RASKC’

[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:] Dear Editor, A proposal was made by City... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘CARES Not Better than King County Animal Control’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘CARES Not Better than King County Animal Control’

[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:] Based on the Burien CARES Program Evaluation... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘To the folks who have nothing nice to say about C.A.R.E.S.’

LETTER: ‘To the folks who have nothing nice to say about C.A.R.E.S.’

To the folks who have nothing nice to say about C.A.R.E.S., I suggest that you take your anger, your distain for Debra George and move on. Why don’t each of you opt to volunteer at your community animal... [Read more]

Citizens Say CARES Often Doesn’t Care, but City Manager Retains His Confidence

Citizens Say CARES Often Doesn’t Care, but City Manager Retains His Confidence

by Jack Mayne After a couple of months of calm, now suddenly aggrieved Burien animal lovers are again eyeing the warpath against the Community Animal Resource & Education Society – better known... [Read more]

FOUND: ‘Adorable Little Parakeet’ in Office Parking Lot in Burien

FOUND: ‘Adorable Little Parakeet’ in Office Parking Lot in Burien

The folks at Burien CARES Animal Control found this “adorable little parakeet” at an office parking lot at 142 SW 154th Street in Burien (map below): If you recognize this bird, please call... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Two recent experiences with CARES has left me filled with disappointment’

LETTER: ‘Two recent experiences with CARES has left me filled with disappointment’

Dear Editor, Two recent experiences with Burien CARES has left me filled with disappointment and discouraged. The animals and residents deserve service, support, and compassion. None is provided by CARES. About... [Read more]

Burien CARES Animal Control Passes Health Inspection, to Open Tuesday

Burien CARES Animal Control Passes Health Inspection, to Open Tuesday

by Jack Mayne Debra George of CARES says the new animal shelter facility on SW 151st in Olde Burien passed its health inspection Monday and will open for business Tuesday (July 17). “We passed, we have... [Read more]

FOUND: Recognize This Cat? She Was Found On SW 128th Street

FOUND: Recognize This Cat? She Was Found On SW 128th Street

Click image to see larger version. Do you know me? I am a female 7-year old cat. I was found on 128th Street in Burien. I have no collar and a few scratches on my face. I am a very sweet girl. If you recognize... [Read more]

Burien CARES & Seattle Animal Shelter Offering Spay & Neutering Discounts

Burien CARES & Seattle Animal Shelter Offering Spay & Neutering Discounts

Burien’s CARES Animal Control has partnered with the Seattle Animal Shelter Spay and Neuter Clinic to help stop animal overpopulation by offering discounts. During the month of February, the Spay... [Read more]

New Employee Latest In Unrest Surrounding Burien Animal Control

New Employee Latest In Unrest Surrounding Burien Animal Control

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in an ongoing series on animal control in Burien. Upcoming articles will tell how King County operates their shelter and control system and another will be on the... [Read more]

CARES Pets Of The Week: Very Happy Border Collie & Cuddly, Mellow Cat

CARES Pets Of The Week: Very Happy Border Collie & Cuddly, Mellow Cat

The Burien CARES Animal Control ‘Pets of the Week’ this week are a female border collie named ‘Rose’ and a cat named ‘Janie': My name is Rose. I am a Female White Border... [Read more]