dog park Section

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to join the B-Town DOG team, along with organizer David Cain, to get Burien’s off-leash dog park landscaping cleaned up and ready for winter, with a work party planned for... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Join the B-Town DOG group, along with organizer David Cain, as they get Burien’s off-leash dog park cleaned up and ready for winter with two events in September – the first event on Sept. 9 and... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [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]

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]

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]

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]

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers are needed to help put finishing touches on the new Burien Toyota and Chevrolet Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. The park is scheduled for a “soft opening” soon,... [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]

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]

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]

New ‘trespass’ ordinance passed; Burien now ranked 91st Safest City

New ‘trespass’ ordinance passed; Burien now ranked 91st Safest City

by Jack Mayne The old trespass law is gone, but there is a new one to take its place despite the sustained efforts of Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz. Police Chief Scott Kimerer also told Councilmembers... [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]

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Photo courtesy City of Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council went to the dogs again Monday night (Feb. 2) when Kellie Bassen, chair of the B-Town Dog Owners Group (D.O.G.) gave the city a $15,000... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [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]

Walk-n-Talk – and BARK – this Sunday!

Walk-n-Talk – and BARK – this Sunday!

It’s Walk-n-Talk time. It’s also Dog Park time. Our friends at WABI Burien have decided to combine the two with a ‘Walk-n-Talk-n-Bark’ event this Sunday, Dec. 1! Also – did you know... [Read more]

Vote for B-Town DOG – Burien dog group nominated for $500,000 grant

Vote for B-Town DOG – Burien dog group nominated for $500,000 grant

B-Town DOG, a local group that’s been trying to get a dog park built in Burien, has been nominated for a $500,000 prize, and they need your vote! To vote, click below and follow the instructions: http://www.beneful.com/Dream-Dog-Park/Finalists-2013/Kellie-and-Bailey Out... [Read more]

Hopes for a Burien Off-Leash Dog Park Move Closer to Reality; Plus, a Poll

Hopes for a Burien Off-Leash Dog Park Move Closer to Reality; Plus, a Poll

by Ralph Nichols Burien dog owners may soon have an off-leash park for their four-legged companions. City parks operations manager Steve Roemer told council members at their March 25 study session that... [Read more]

Want a Dog Park? Burien Parks Wants to Talk Dogs Wednesday, March 13

Want a Dog Park? Burien Parks Wants to Talk Dogs Wednesday, March 13

Are you interested in getting a Dog Park in Burien? Well…Burien Parks wants to talk dogs on Wednesday, March 13. Join the Burien Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and staff for a dog park planning... [Read more]

Want a Dog Park? B-Town D.O.G. Group is Meeting Tonight at Roundtable Pizza

Want a Dog Park? B-Town D.O.G. Group is Meeting Tonight at Roundtable Pizza

The B-Town D.O.G. group is meeting tonight – Thursday, Feb. 28 – at Roundtable Pizza in Burien at 6:45 p.m. to start planning their first fundraising event, set for this May. “We need more volunteers!”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dog Owners Hound Burien City Councilmembers Monday Night

PHOTOS: Dog Owners Hound Burien City Councilmembers Monday Night

Local dog owners, some belonging to a new group called ‘B-Town DOG,’ hounded Burien City Councilmembers at Monday night’s meeting (Oct. 1), requesting that the city create its first off-leash dog park…

Want an Off-Leash Dog Park? Bring Your Pooch to Monday’s City Council Meeting

Want an Off-Leash Dog Park? Bring Your Pooch to Monday’s City Council Meeting

‘B-Town DOG’ (such a clever name…) is a group of local dog owners who are asking for “as many people and pups as possible to show Burien City Council that there is a large need for an off-leash park in Burien” at the regular council meeting on Monday…