Animal Welfare

Interview with a Rescue Super Hero

Where are you from? Acámbaro, Guanajuato, Mexico How long have you lived in the Riviera Maya? I have been living…

A Canine National Treasure

The Mexican hairless is an intelligent, elegant, even-tempered dog. Xoloitzcuintli (show-low-etz-queent-lee) or simply Xolo (show-low) were considered  sacred dogs by…

Dog Days of Summer

Are you having a hard time with this heat? Imagine being covered in fur. High heat and humidity can be…

Feral Freedom

A feral cat is typically born in the streets or the jungle. It may have been abandoned by its owner…

Akumal Monkey Sanctuary and Rescued Animals

As animal protection laws come into effect and circuses and other animal attractions are no longer allowed to use animals…

Tortugranja Isla Mujeres

The Riviera Maya is my favorite place in the summer and so it is for hundreds of turtles that come…

Birds for Tourism, Tourism for Birds

The diversity of species in our coastline is just remarkable. The peninsula hosts half of the birds in Mexico, around…

Turquoise-Browed Beauty

While most birds are busy building nests high up in the trees, the turquoise-browed motmot can be found burrowing long…

To See or Not to See

Adjusting to one’s environment is crucial for survival, and the Mexican blind tetra cavefish has mastered its life in the…

Straight Talk About Distemper With Dr. Oscar Galindo Zavala

Distemper is a highly contagious, fatal disease which has gained an increased presence in the Yucatan Península affecting our pets…