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Authorities have seized two wild animals that were being kept as pets in a private home.
A spider monkey caged in a Mérida restaurant-bar was rescued by Profepa, said the federal environmental agency.
A friendly dog that found herself on the wrong end of a running shoe has been found.
Nearly a year after rabies caused an uproar, an ambitious anti-rabies vaccination campaign for dogs and cats was announced in the port city.
A pair of shirtless animal-rights activists leaped into the ring Sunday to stop a bullfight at Plaza de Toros.
UNESCO has recognized Mexico for its efforts protecting totoaba and the vaquita, two endangered species found only in the Gulf of California.
To eradicate the proliferation of stray dogs and cats, the municipality will propose a census to count pets in each household.
Activists last week presented a proposal to end a loophole that allows brutal rodeo-type tournaments in rural Yucatán, despite laws protecting animals.
An umbrella organization has emerged to respond "one neighborhood at a time" after the loss of a massive annual spay-and-neuter program.
Two smaller-scale spay-and-neuter clinics are being held in place of a massive weeklong mobile pet hospital that would have treated thousands of animals.
No official figures exist on the number of stray dogs and cats roaming the city. But to the municipal deputy director of health, there are far too many.
Amigos de Rico, Planned Pethood Mexico and AFAD are conducting two consecutive spay and neuter clinics.
The small plane last spotted northwest of Cancun on Jan. 3 is likely thousands of feet below the Gulf of Mexico.
The man whose circus drew negative attention three years ago for allegedly abusing animals has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Two weeks into a rabies scare, the City Council has backed down from a controversial method to contain the viral disease.
Stray cats and dogs will be euthanized if found roaming the streets of the port city of Progreso.
A massive, roving veterinarian clinic makes its eighth return to Yucatán in February, bringing Dr. Jeffrey Young, who since coming here has become a cable TV star.