Many animals protagonized Maya legends

Before the Conquest, the native people of Yucatan attributed to several species of fauna a mythical character; during the Colonial era, the animals became part of legends, some of which are narrated even now. The dove, the cardinal, the deer and the dog appear as protagonists of these stories, and the magical evil animals included the “huay” More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Vaccinate your pet in National Antirabies Week in Cancun

Throughout the city clinics will provide vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m….. CANCÚN — On Sunday September 24 began the national week of reinforcement of rabies canine  and feline vaccination 2017, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Frida the rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquake

MEXICO CITY — For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from last Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Rabies vaccine will be administered to pets next week

SANTA ELENA, Yucatan — With a target of 120 thousand pets, the Yucatan Health Secretariat (SSY) will implement the National Anti-Rabies Vaccination Reinforcement Week of Dogs and Cats, from Sunday Sept. 24 More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 8th, 2017

Three new K9 agents join Yucatan police with help from U.S. government

Frika, William and Flippy are the names of the three new canine agents of the Yucatan State Police Department donated by the U.S. government through the Merida Initiative…. MERIDA —  As part of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Looking for a new lifetime best friend?

My wife and I have always been nature lovers. We love pets, and we like to promote respect for plants and animals. We actually like pets so much that we currently have at home 5 cats and 7 dogs. All of our “children” More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 24th, 2017

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. More...

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...