Coco’s Animal Welfare, led by Laura Raikes, welcomes FARVets annually to participate in their Playa del Carmen low cost spay and neuter clinic. Coco's was the first location FARVets worked with abroad and it will remain on the FARVets destination roster every March. Dr. Katie Emerson currently leads this annual clinic. She and Coco's four veterinarians work one on one to assist student surgeons with the sterilization of street dogs and cats from surrounding villages and shelters.
Coco’s is building a new facility from which they run a low cost spay and neuter clinic with special medical discounts for stray and recently rescued animals. Although not operating as a shelter, Coco’s has a kitten rescue program and keeps up to 20 kittens on site for adoption at one time.