New case of rabies found in Merida

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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, in Spanish), Jorge Eduardo Mendoza Mézquita, called on the population of Mérida and the rest of the state to avoid making contact with erratic More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Animal House, the new pet hotel in Playa del Carmen

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Bill to ban dog fights in Mexico is approved by senate

The cruel yet lucrative pastime of dog fighting could soon be a thing of the past in Mexico with legislators and animal rights groups working overtime to stamp it out for good. On Wednesday November 23rd, the More...

yegua periférico
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

“Horse with no name” rescued from traffic on Periférico by Police Animal Protection Unit

As if in total freedom, roaming on green meadows, a mare was rescued by local police Wednesday June 22 in the southwest area of Merida’s Periférico, while it was trotting around nearby vehicles travelling More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Yucatecan police dog retires with honors after ten years of service

This brave agent and valuable element of the of Yucatán’s State Police K-9 Unit leaves without even a bite on his record. Amir, is the name of this courageous police dog. He  goes to his well-deserved More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Dolphin activists to demonstate against animal cruelty in Playa del Carmen May 7

“Delfines En Libertad” is a grass roots, non-profit group, existing on limited funds. It was founded by a collective of concerned and committed individuals sharing a common desire to see an end to animal More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Cancun adopts new animal protection regulations

CANCUN, Q.R. – A new regulation has been completed that will provide support to officials to help deal with the mistreatment of animals. The new regulations will be part of the state’s Periódico Oficial More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 11th, 2016

New app connects you with “dog friendly” establishments in Mexico

Dogsos is an app that promotes the “dog friendly” concept, in which veterinaries, schools, hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars that operate under this concept will be consolidated under one website. Many More...

A new store with the services your pet needs (Photo: Fabiola Villaseñor)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Zoomania Vet Center: A family that cares for your pet

Why Zoomania? Zoomania is a veterinarian company with more than 20 years of experience in Merida, Yucatan. They have first-class facilities and equipment, and their medical and grooming staff are at the forefront More...