Isla Animals worked with and ultimately took over the project started by Amigos de los Animales in 2002. We are dedicated to decreasing the unwanted pet population on Isla Mujeres, Mexico through on-going spay/neuter programs, education, vaccinations and adoption.
To provide free spay/neuter clinics to help control the animal population on Isla Mujeres.
To provide free or reduced cost veterinary services and vaccinations
To offer animal foster care and promote adoptions in Mexico, USA and Canada
To educate pet owners about humane animal treatment, care and responsibility
To do all of the above in the most humane, compassionate way possible
Here is our reality :
Picture this: a one room shack, an outdoor kitchen and bathroom, a mattress on the floor, 6 dogs and 5 cats playing with the children outside. The father has a minimum wage job that he works six days a week, the mother cleans houses five times a week. The family income each month is $360 U.S. dollars.
Without a foreseeable end to the overpopulation of unwanted and/or uncared for dogs and cats on Isla Mujeres, the current solution that the local government has resorted to is periodic roundups of any animal found in the street and instant elimination of these animals.
This is the rule, not the exception. These are the people and the animals who need our help.
Documentary about Isla Animals
Posted By: Isla Animals
Here is the link to a documentary done about Isla Animals. Have a look, we are very proud of it.