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 Control Centers: Merida, Tizimin, Uman and Valladolid. According to the state Health Ministry, in Yucatan there is overpopulation of stray More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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“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
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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
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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
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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...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Want to fight cancer? Talk to the animals…

Cancer victims have new weapons in their battle against the deadly disease, but they don’t come in the form of pills. Instead, as members of Congress learned Wednesday Feb. 24, they increasingly come in the form More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Cancún may have first ‘Blue Flag’ and ‘Pet Friendly’ beach in Latin America

CANCUN, Q. Roo — “Playa Corales” beach , better known as “Mirador II”, stands as the only candidate in all Latin America to be granted with official “Pet Friendly” service More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Mexican researchers adjust 3D printed prosthetic leg to six-year-old dog

A six-year-old dog named Romina, who was injured in a lawnmower accident, is fitted with an articulated prosthetic leg made with 3D printing technology. Specialists at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Veterinary More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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What Is Your Number? -Opinion-

“At The Yucatan Times we believe in providing all our readers with the ability to speak their mind, to challenge, discuss or respond any article, editorial or news released on our online publication, we provide More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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These ‘El Chapo’ guards will be hard to bribe

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is going to need a lot of meaty bones to make a third successful jailbreak. Why? Because dogs are a man’s best friend — unless you’re El Chapo. Dogs at the Altiplano More...