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 retirement after a decade of serving in law enforcement. The sad, but emotional announcement was made by General State Attorney Ariel Francisco More...

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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...

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...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Growing feral cat problem in Mérida… What is the government doing about it?

Is there a way to manage the seemingly ever-growing and roaming outdoor cat population in the city of Merida? Consider that out of the 106 municipalities in the state of Yucatán, only four have canine and feline More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

“Kots Kaal Pato” ritual of animal murdering is finally banned

Almost one year after the online magazine Vice published an article about an unknown tradition practiced in a small town in Yucatan: “Kots Kaal Pato”, this barbaric practice has been finally prohibited by More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Famous “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan investigated for animal cruelty

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and animal control officers paid a visit to celebrity “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan’s Santa Clarita animal training facility Thursday to investigate a report of animal More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Zoomania Veterinary Center offers entire spectrum of pet care

Zoomania Veterinary Center welcomes the foreign community that has made our beautiful state of Yucatan their new home. Zoomania knows most Expats are pet lovers, that they enjoy the weather, the peace and they More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Animal rights activists demonstrated at the gates of the Plaza de Toros

About 50 or 60 activists, members of different animal rights associations protested on Sunday March 6th at the gates of the Plaza de Toros de Merida, against bullfighting and animal abuse. The demonstration More...