pet Section

FOUND: Small Male Dog, looks like Jack Russell Mix

FOUND: Small Male Dog, looks like Jack Russell Mix

BTB Reader Linda Givler wants to find the correct owner of a dog found Dec. 12 near 26th SW and SW 112th. “It’s a small male dog, looks like a Jack Russell mix,” she told us. Please e-mail... [Read more]

LOST: Short-Hair Tuxedo Cat ‘Tootsie,’ Last Seen Tuesday in Shorewood

LOST: Short-Hair Tuxedo Cat ‘Tootsie,’ Last Seen Tuesday in Shorewood

Jason and Stephanie Karr want our Readers to be on the lookout for their missing cat ‘Tootsie,’ a friendly, three-year old female short hair Tuxedo cat, that’s black with white chest... [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]

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B-Town Busy Tails Owner Jamie Jackson with dogs Kenosha (Keno Bear), an Alaskan Malamute and Artikah (Tikahboo), a Siberian Husky. Welcome back renewing Advertiser B-Town Busy Tails, who wants you to know... [Read more]

FOUND: Duck, Wandering Driveway in North Burien/Shorewood Neighborhood

FOUND: Duck, Wandering Driveway in North Burien/Shorewood Neighborhood

BTB Readers the Jonson Family want everyone to know that they found a Duck, wandering their driveway in the North Burien/Shorewood area on Monday, Oct. 29 (click image to see larger version): If you recognize... [Read more]

REPORT: ‘Chico,’ a 1-Eyed Chihuahua, May Have Been Spotted in Seahurst Park

REPORT: ‘Chico,’ a 1-Eyed Chihuahua, May Have Been Spotted in Seahurst Park

We first reported about this missing one-eyed, 11-year old male Chihuahua dog Aug. 24 (and last seen Aug 17) may have been spotted recently in Seahurst Park, according to a Reader report: Click image... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Gracie,’ 2-year Old Formosan Mountain Dog, Last Seen Sunday Night

MISSING: ‘Gracie,’ 2-year Old Formosan Mountain Dog, Last Seen Sunday Night

BTB Reader Inga Duncan Thornell wants everyone to be on the lookout for Gracie, a missing 2-year old Formosan Mountain Dog that was last seen at 2nd Ave SW and SW 142nd in Burien Sunday night (Sept. 2)... [Read more]

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

‘Rowdy,’ a scarlet Macaw last seen Wednesday, Aug. 29 around 11:30 a.m. flying in a south/southwest direction from the north end of Boeing Field, is missing. “Should you see this bird... [Read more]

MISSING: 11-year Old, One-Eyed Male Chihuahua ‘Chico,’ Missing Since Aug. 17

MISSING: 11-year Old, One-Eyed Male Chihuahua ‘Chico,’ Missing Since Aug. 17

This 11-year old, one-eyed male Chihuahua named ‘Chico’ has been missing since 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug 17: Click image to see larger version. “He wandered off without his collar, so he... [Read more]

Animal Control is Not Always a Public Hot Button

Animal Control is Not Always a Public Hot Button

by Jack Mayne There is nothing better to stir up a local controversy than to discuss how animals are controlled and treated by governments because no matter what is done, some will say it is a foul deed... [Read more]

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Photo by Michael Brunk. UPDATE 8/27/12: Kellie Bassen informs us that the proposed location for a new off-leash dog park is actually Hilltop Park, located at 2600 S. 128th Street. Previously we reported... [Read more]

Burien CARES Announces Hiring Of Ray Helms As New Animal Control Officer

Burien CARES Announces Hiring Of Ray Helms As New Animal Control Officer

Debra George, Director of the Community Animal Resource and Education Society (CARES) confirmed Monday morning (Jan. 9) that Ray Helms, a former Burien Public Works department employee, has been hired... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Riley,’ Female Cat Last Seen Near 11602 24th Ave South

LOST: ‘Riley,’ Female Cat Last Seen Near 11602 24th Ave South

The good folks at Burien CARES Animal Control have asked us to post the following info about ‘Riley,’ a cat that went missing near 11602 24th Ave South: Riley is a 4-1/2 year old Female cat. She... [Read more]

Burien CARES Pet Of The Week Is ‘Kona,’ A ‘Very Lovey’ Chocolate Lab Mix

Burien CARES Pet Of The Week Is ‘Kona,’ A ‘Very Lovey’ Chocolate Lab Mix

The Burien CARES Animal Control ‘Pet of the Week’ this week is a very large, very lovey chocolate lab mix named ‘Kona': Kona is a big Teddy Bear. He is a Chocolate Lab Mix. He is very... [Read more]

CARES Of Burien Has Over 60 Cats From A Single Home Up For Adoption

CARES Of Burien Has Over 60 Cats From A Single Home Up For Adoption

Burien’s new CARES (‘Community Animal Resource & Education Society’) Animal Control recently rescued over 60 cats that were living with one person in Burien, and they’re hoping... [Read more]

FOUND: ‘Chester’ The Lost Pit Bull Has Been Found!

FOUND: ‘Chester’ The Lost Pit Bull Has Been Found!

UPDATE 5/25/1 6:30 p.m.: ‘Chester,’ the pit bull that was lost on Tuesday (May 24) on 25th Ave SW, has been found! BTB Reader Aileen Sison sent us the following email: Found him! A woman was... [Read more]

FOUND: ‘Sweet Old Dog’ At SW 143rd & 6th Ave South In Burien

FOUND: ‘Sweet Old Dog’ At SW 143rd & 6th Ave South In Burien

BTB Reader Jennifer informs us that she found a “Sweet Old Dog” (pictured above) at the intersection of SW 143rd and 6th Ave South in Burien. Jennifer says that the tan and white dog has black... [Read more]

LOST: 13-Year Old Male Himalayan Cat ‘Simba’ Last Seen In Normandy Park

LOST: 13-Year Old Male Himalayan Cat ‘Simba’ Last Seen In Normandy Park

BTB Reader Cindy Oliver would like our Readers to be on the lookout for her lost indoor cat ‘Simba,’ a 13-year old, friendly, neutered male Seal Point Himalayan, with blue eyes, long hair,... [Read more]

LETTER: Why You Shoud Get Your Puppy Vaccinated For Parvo

LETTER: Why You Shoud Get Your Puppy Vaccinated For Parvo

Dear B-Town Blog, I am an owner of a small puppy named “Tweak” that got Parvo 2/26/2011, and just this past week he had to be euthanized. I am so upset because the vet wanted 3 to 8 thousand dollars... [Read more]

Burien Animal Care & Control Opens New Adoption Center In Burien

Burien Animal Care & Control Opens New Adoption Center In Burien

The City of Burien announced Tuesday (Jan. 25th) that its Animal Care & Control has opened a new Adoption Center, located at 13622 First Ave South. “The new location provides space for housing... [Read more]

UPDATE: Good News – Owner Of Lost Small Black Dog Found!

UPDATE: Good News – Owner Of Lost Small Black Dog Found!

UPDATE WED. JAN 19th: Beth alerted us by email Wednesday that “the owner has been found. She is picking the dog up now…” PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Beth Wagner tells us via email that she... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Lost’ White Female Fox Terrier Found, Reunited With Owner

UPDATE: ‘Lost’ White Female Fox Terrier Found, Reunited With Owner

UPDATE: “Lolita,” the found Fox Terrier we posted about Monday, Dec. 6th,, has been reunited with her owners. Mary Hudson, who found the dog, wrote this email to us with the news: Lolita was... [Read more]

Another Burien Business Burglarized – And This Time, A Puppy Is Stolen

Another Burien Business Burglarized – And This Time, A Puppy Is Stolen

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a 10-week old puppy was stolen in a burglary of a Burien pet store early Thursday morning (July 29). The break-in occurred just after 4am at A... [Read more]

Tips For Pets On The 4th From Burien’s New Animal Care & Control Manager

Tips For Pets On The 4th From Burien’s New Animal Care & Control Manager

Burien’s new Animal Care and Control Manager Dr. Leslie Kasper (also of BTB Advertiser Companion Animal Medical Center), has sent us the following advice for Readers on how to care for their pets... [Read more]

Burien’s New Animal Care & Control Manager Purrs About Her New Gig

Burien’s New Animal Care & Control Manager Purrs About Her New Gig

by Ralph Nichols Tyee High School graduate Dr. Leslie Kasper, who came back to the Highline area as a veterinarian, is ready to take the reins of Burien Animal Care and Control on July 1. And right out... [Read more]

Proposed Animal Control Services Contract to be Reviewed by City Council

Proposed Animal Control Services Contract to be Reviewed by City Council

by Ralph Nichols A proposed contract for city animal control services, which will go into effect on July 1 if approved, will be presented to Burien council members for discussion tonight (June 14). Because... [Read more]

You Can Adopt A Pet Today From The MaxMobile At The Farmers Market

You Can Adopt A Pet Today From The MaxMobile At The Farmers Market

The Humane Society’s MaxMobile will make a return trip to the Burien Farmers Market today (Thursday, June 10), which means you should come shop, buy fresh produce, arts & crafts and possibly…a... [Read more]