Animal Welfare

The New Caring Generation: Children Supporting Animal Welfare

Young people are finding their voice when it concerns the future of our planet and the impact we are having…

I Want My Mum! Children of the Riviera Maya’s Animal Kingdom

April 30 is Children’s Day in Mexico, so this is a good time to look at the children of the…

Beads for Lives Helps Raise Funds for Animal Shelters in Playa del Carmen

Colombian-born Astrid Ramirez and her husband Sebastian Labno live in Canada running a property development company, but on several visits…

How to Avoid and Treat Common Insect Stings on the Riviera Maya

Mexico is fortunate to rank as fourth in the world for its diversity and natural habitats after Brazil, Columbia and…

Caribbean Coatis

There are some occasions in life which leave an indelible mark on you. One of mine was on my first…

A Welcome House Guest: Meet the Gecko

If you suffer from herpetophobia (fear of reptiles), you are probably not impressed when you see a small gecko running…

Celebrating Women in the Community: Laura Raikes, Founder of Coco’s Animal Welfare

Laura Raikes from Wales, first stepped foot on Mexican soil in 2001 when she was 16-years-old. It was a hard-earned…

Playa del Carmen – Pooch Perfect or Hound Headache?

According to a 2015 global online survey of over 27,000 people across 22 countries, Latin America came out top of…

Marine Hitchhiking – Underwater Transport

There are many ways in which marine animals get transported in the ocean. Besides their individual capacities using body parts…

Straight to the Heart

They might sound harmless, but they aren’t. Heartworms (dirofilarial immitis) can cause serious disease in cats, dogs and ferrets resulting…