Animals Section

PETS: Dogs ‘Peanut’ and ‘Cashew’ are in need of forever homes

PETS: Dogs ‘Peanut’ and ‘Cashew’ are in need of forever homes

Des Moines Master Animal Control Office Jan Magnuson reports that “these two little doggies were running loose and almost hit by vehicles on Pacific Highway South and rescued by a good Samaritan.”  “We... [Read more]

Priceless Pet Clinic has advice about holiday dangers to pets

Priceless Pet Clinic has advice about holiday dangers to pets

Christmas time is a great time of year for many of us – it is a time when families reconnect, there are lots of holiday parties, good food, etc. However, it can also be a busy time in the animal hospital! In... [Read more]

MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

BTB Reader Barbara Trenary wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Wildlife Raft, last seen on Monday, Oct. 28 in the water off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. The raft – designed... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Fat red tabby’ cat, last seen Tuesday near Des Moines Park

MISSING: ‘Fat red tabby’ cat, last seen Tuesday near Des Moines Park

BTB Reader Marie White wants everyone to know that her red Cat has escaped: “Our very friendly fat red tabby escaped on Tuesday, October 8,” she told us. “Last seen near Des Moines... [Read more]

REMINDER: Priceless Pet Clinic holding Open House this Sunday, Oct. 13

REMINDER: Priceless Pet Clinic holding Open House this Sunday, Oct. 13

REMINDER: Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic will be holding an Open House this Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1 – 4 p.m. at their new location in the Normandy Park Towne Center. They will be offering coupons for... [Read more]

Priceless Pet Clinic holding Open House on Sunday, Oct. 13

Priceless Pet Clinic holding Open House on Sunday, Oct. 13

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1 – 4 p.m. at their new location in the Normandy Park Towne Center. They will be offering coupons for FREE Felv/Fiv... [Read more]

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 6

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 6

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton at Noon this coming Sunday, Oct. 6., and all are welcome, along with your pets! “The blessing... [Read more]

Priceless Pet Clinic to open at Normandy Park Towne Center this Wednesday!

Priceless Pet Clinic to open at Normandy Park Towne Center this Wednesday!

Starting this Wednesday, Sept. 18, there will be a new choice for people seeking veterinary care for their pet companions in the area – Priceless Pet Clinic will open in the Normandy Park Towne Center! Priceless... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Dandy Dawg’ has a new home and is now ‘Mac’!

UPDATE: ‘Dandy Dawg’ has a new home and is now ‘Mac’!

We just received word from Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson, who tells us that ‘Dandy Dawg’ – which we did a post about on Wednesday – has found a new home! The dog... [Read more]

‘Dandy Dawg’ is seeking a new forever home!

‘Dandy Dawg’ is seeking a new forever home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson wants our Readers to know that this super cute guy – named ‘Dandy Dawg’ – needs the “forever” home he deserves (click image... [Read more]

Your priceless pet deserves priceless care at Normandy Park’s new clinic

Your priceless pet deserves priceless care at Normandy Park’s new clinic

Starting in September, there will be a new choice for people seeking veterinary care for their pet companions in the Normandy Park area. Priceless Pet Clinic will open in Normandy Park Towne Center, serving... [Read more]

MaST Center holding ‘Carnival on the Dock’ this Saturday, Aug. 3

MaST Center holding ‘Carnival on the Dock’ this Saturday, Aug. 3

MaST Center’s ‘Carnival on the Dock’ is set for this Saturday, Aug. 3 from Noon to 6 p.m. “Come join us for an afternoon of marine themed activities including Crab Races, Sink... [Read more]

Cute female puppy ‘Chloey’ found near Woodmont Library needs new home!

Cute female puppy ‘Chloey’ found near Woodmont Library needs new home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson tells us that “this cute girl was found at the Woodmont Library on Pacific Highway South, and a citizen saved her from being hit by vehicles.... [Read more]

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

by Ralph Nichols After almost two and a half agonizing years, the case of Rosie the Newfoundland is finally closed. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart has ordered the City of Des Moines to pay $50,000... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Injured Bald Eagle Recovering Near Des Moines Marina

PHOTOS: Injured Bald Eagle Recovering Near Des Moines Marina

Photos by David Sharpe An injured bald eagle has been hanging out near the Des Moines Marina and Beach Park, and local Photographer David Sharpe captured some great images of it, along with some info (click... [Read more]

Des Moines Animal Control Officer’s Dog ‘Willow’ takes ‘Best in Show’

Des Moines Animal Control Officer’s Dog ‘Willow’ takes ‘Best in Show’

Des Moines’ Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson – or should we say her dog Willow – took “Best in Show” Feb. 16 at the United Kennel Club’s recent Gun Dog Group competition... [Read more]

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The heartbreaking saga of Rosie the Newfoundland is almost over. Bellingham-based animal rights attorney Adam Karp announced Feb. 20 that the City of Des Moines and two police officers responsible for killing Rosie have offered to settle…

GOOD NEWS: Chesapeake Bay Retriever Puppy Finds New Home!

GOOD NEWS: Chesapeake Bay Retriever Puppy Finds New Home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson shares this good news regarding a Chesapeake Bay Retriever puppy that was found recently: “This cute Chesapeake Bay Retriever X Labrador Retriever... [Read more]