pit bull Section

FOLLOWUP: Here’s How Gina Bourdage Found Her Lost Pit Bull ‘G’ Friday

FOLLOWUP: Here’s How Gina Bourdage Found Her Lost Pit Bull ‘G’ Friday

We were first to post a story about Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage’s missing pit bull ‘G’ (see that here), which was found safe last Friday, Feb. 1, and now we’d... [Read more]

GOOD NEWS UPDATE: Discover Burien Executive Director Finds Her Dog!

GOOD NEWS UPDATE: Discover Burien Executive Director Finds Her Dog!

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage’s dog ‘G’ went missing on Monday, Jan. 28, and that put Gina into a bit of a panic – she put posters up, created a Facebook Page, sent... [Read more]

LETTER: Pet Owner Who Paid for ‘Robo-Calls’ for Missing Pit Bull Apologizes

LETTER: Pet Owner Who Paid for ‘Robo-Calls’ for Missing Pit Bull Apologizes

I would like to say that I am sorry about anyone not liking the calls received about our missing dog and clear up some misunderstandings of how they happened. First, there is a company that was referred... [Read more]

MISSING: Male Pit Bull Belonging to Discover Burien Executive Director

MISSING: Male Pit Bull Belonging to Discover Burien Executive Director

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage wants our Readers to know that her dog – a male pit bull terrier (pictured below) – escaped from her yard Monday (click images to see larger versions): “Our... [Read more]

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area resident Lynne Crockett reported the following about a dog-on-dog attack near the intersection of 26th SW and SW 106th – which it *not* in Burien’s city limits (see map below) – on the Shorewood... [Read more]

FOUND: Pitbull Found in Lincoln Park Wed.; now at Normandy Animal Hospital

FOUND: Pitbull Found in Lincoln Park Wed.; now at Normandy Animal Hospital

A pitbull was found in Lincoln Park Wednesday (Dec. 26) in West Seattle, and is currently behind held at Normandy Animal Hospital. If you lost this dog, please call to identify it at (206) 248-3345.  Read More →

UPDATE: Brindle Female Pit Bull Pup Finds a New Home

UPDATE: Brindle Female Pit Bull Pup Finds a New Home

UPDATE 11/10/12: The female Brindle Pit Bull puppy that was found on Wednesday (Nov. 7) near the intersection of SW 120th Street & Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien, has been adopted out by Burien CARES. “No... [Read more]

LOST DOG: ‘Ruby,’ a Female Pit, Missing Since Last Saturday in Normandy Park

LOST DOG: ‘Ruby,’ a Female Pit, Missing Since Last Saturday in Normandy Park

‘Ruby,’ a female pit bull, has been missing from the Normandy Park area since Saturday, April 7: If you’ve seen her, please call Leonard at 206-459-1182.  Read More →

UPDATE: ‘Very Sweet’ White Female Pit Bull Puppy Reunited With Owner

UPDATE: ‘Very Sweet’ White Female Pit Bull Puppy Reunited With Owner

UPDATE 12/31/11 10 p.m.: The owner of the found dog has been found, and a New Year’s Eve reunion has probably already taken place! PREVIOUSLY: The folks at Burien CARES Animal Control are in possession... [Read more]

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Found, Recovered With Taser Dart Still In It

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Found, Recovered With Taser Dart Still In It

The escaped pit bull dog involved in last Thursday’s attack on two women in Burien – including former Mayor Sally Nelson (read our extensive previous coverage here) – was found and recovered... [Read more]

POLL: Should Pit Bulls Be Banned Within The City Limits Of Burien?

POLL: Should Pit Bulls Be Banned Within The City Limits Of Burien?

With the news of Thursday’s pit bull attack on former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson and one other woman (read our coverage here), the Comment Wars have been flying fast and furious on The B-Town Blog,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Still On the Loose, Residents Warned To Be Wary

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Still On the Loose, Residents Warned To Be Wary

One of the two pit bulls involved in Thursday’s (July 7) attack on two women in Burien is still on the loose, and residents in the area are warned to be ‘wary.’ As we reported from the... [Read more]

UPDATE: White Female Pit Mix Lost On South 106th Street Has Been Found

UPDATE: White Female Pit Mix Lost On South 106th Street Has Been Found

UPDATE 6/3/11 7:30 p.m.: Carmelita Smith sent us an email with some good news – her dog Sati has been found! Here’s a note from her: Sati has been found! Thanks to a good Samaritan who saw her... [Read more]

LETTER: Pit Bull Victim’s Husband Rips Into City About Animal Control

LETTER: Pit Bull Victim’s Husband Rips Into City About Animal Control

Image from a poster made by letter Writer Walter Cunningham. Yet another article concerning Burien’s animal control. Reading this from an intern made me sick: “Dr. Kasper has euthanized many... [Read more]

Burien Upholds Ban Of Pit Bull That Attacked Woman, But Will Not Destroy It

Burien Upholds Ban Of Pit Bull That Attacked Woman, But Will Not Destroy It

Attorney Christopher M. Davis wrote an interesting piece on his blog Tuesday (Sept. 21st), about his Burien client Jeanette Cunningham’s case about a “dangerous” pit bull dog that attacked... [Read more]

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

by Scott Schaefer “I just want to get my smile back…” Those words came from the disfigured mouth of Burien resident Jeanette Cunningham, who we met at the Farmers Market on Thursday, Aug.... [Read more]

Burien Man Facing Charges For Drowning Girlfriend’s Pit Bull

Burien Man Facing Charges For Drowning Girlfriend’s Pit Bull

The Seattle P-I is reporting that a Burien man is facing animal cruelty charges on claims that he beat and drowned his girlfriend’s Pit Bull dog. According to the P-I, King County prosecutors say... [Read more]

Police Officer Shoots And Kills Pit Bull At Burien Apartment Tuesday Afternoon

Police Officer Shoots And Kills Pit Bull At Burien Apartment Tuesday Afternoon

Story and Photos by Scott Schaefer Tuesday afternoon (Mar. 2nd) around 2pm, a potential domestic disturbance 9-1-1 call in Burien turned into the shooting death of a Pit Bull at an apartment near the intersection... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 2

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 2

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final segment of our interview with Inga Isakson (read Part 1 here), one of two people seriously injured in a beating and animal attack last summer in the Sea-Tac neighborhood.... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

Story and Photos by Mark Neuman I sat down recently for an exclusive interview with one of the survivors of a beating and animal attack last summer in the SeaTac neighborhood. The attack has made famous... [Read more]

Burien Teen Accused Of Using Pit Bull As A “Weapon” Gets 14 Months In Juvey

Burien Teen Accused Of Using Pit Bull As A “Weapon” Gets 14 Months In Juvey

The 16-year old Burien girl who was accused of using her pit bull Snaps “like a weapon” against two women in SeaTac on June 21st was sentenced to 14 months in a juvenile detention center Thursday... [Read more]

The Tragic Story Of “Snaps” The Pit Bull Has A Happy Ending

The Tragic Story Of “Snaps” The Pit Bull Has A Happy Ending

You may remember “Snaps,” the pit bull that was used as a “weapon” by a Burien teen and her friends in an attack on two different women in SeaTac on June 21st (as we reported last... [Read more]

Burien Girl Pleads Guilty To Using Pit Bull As A Weapon; Dog “Snaps” Will Be Released To Sanctuary

Burien Girl Pleads Guilty To Using Pit Bull As A Weapon; Dog “Snaps” Will Be Released To Sanctuary

The 16-year old Burien girl who was accused of using her pit bull as a weapon in an attack on two women in SeaTac has plead guilty to charges of second-degree assault, third-degree assault and minor in... [Read more]

UPDATE: 16-Year Old Burien Girl Pleads “Not Guilty” In Pit Bull Attack

UPDATE: 16-Year Old Burien Girl Pleads “Not Guilty” In Pit Bull Attack

7/8/09 UPDATE: The 16-year-old Burien girl accused of siccing her pit bull on two women in SeaTac June 21st pleaded “not guilty” Wednesday morning (July 8th) to several criminal charges. She... [Read more]

An Update On “Snaps,” The Pit Bull Used In SeaTac Attack

An Update On “Snaps,” The Pit Bull Used In SeaTac Attack

We’ve received a lot of comments from Readers wondering what the future might hold for “Snaps,” the Pit Bull used “as a weapon” in last Sunday’s SeaTac attack against... [Read more]