Yucatán becomes a “pet-friendly” state

More establishments are opting for the pet-friendly environment, and are giving four-legged animals a place to enjoy with their owners, without them worrying about leaving their pets in unsafe places or at home. Although there are regulations both businesses and pet owners have to follow, this trend is becoming more popular in the state and is gaining More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Medical Tourism in Mexico extends to Pet Care

Fernando Garcia drove 30 minutes from his home in Yuma, Arizona to Centro Medico Veterinario -or Veterinary Medical Center-, across the U.S.-Mexico border in the town of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. Garcia and More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Cozumel seeks support to shelter stray animals if a hurricane strikes

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Cozumel’s Humane Society (La Sociedad Humanitaria) is asking citizens for support to house dogs and cats in their homes if a hurricane hits the island, since their facilities are not More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Council for Animal Welfare established in Cancún

CANCÚN — The mayor of Benito Juárez municipality, Remberto Estrada Barba, led the establishment of the Municipal Council for Animal Welfare, where he urged Benito Juarez citizens to raise awareness to prevent More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Puerto Morelos bans pets on the beach

Officials of the Zofemat prohibit dogs in the sandy areas. CANCUN — Puerto Morelos no longer allows the entrance of dogs to the beach, as increasing numbers of visitors with pets was becoming a problem. “Cancun More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Mexico adopts felony penalties against dogfighting

In a groundbreaking victory for countless dogs caught up in Mexico’s animal fighting trade, the nation’s Senate has put the final stamp of approval on a comprehensive law that bans all dogfighting in the country More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Warning issued for tick-borne diseases in Yucatan

Rickettsia has been detected in 10 people so far this year in Yucatan; at least two children died of this disease in 2016. MERIDA — Its symptoms are similar to those of dengue or chikungunya, but it is a disease More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 17th, 2017

New case of rabies found in Merida

The disease was detected in four cats. After the Central Regional Laboratory of Mérida confirmed a case of rabies in four cats, the head of the Yucatan Health Secretariat (Secretaría de Salud de Yucatán, SSY, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Health authorities find an outbreak of rabies in Progreso

Dogs and cats will be vaccinated at each house in the area. PROGRESO – After confirming a positive case of canine rabies, found by the Central Regional Laboratory of Mérida on Friday, April 7, the Yucatán Health More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Animal House, the new pet hotel in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo. — If you are one of those people who travels and do not know where to leave your pet, this might be a good option for you. According to their social networks, Animal House is a new More...