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Welcome to the National Fox Welfare Society’s Website (NFWS) A site dedicated to the welfare of the UK Fox Population

More than just fox rescue: Dedicated to the Red Fox in the UK for over 25 years, The National Fox Welfare Society provide free mange treatment to householders feeding foxes in their gardens with Sarcoptic Mange and this alone means each and every year we don't just help a few foxes, not even hundreds, but thousands!  All foxes we rescue will be seen by a Veterinary Surgeon in the first instance and price is never put before the life of a fox. Whilst in our care the foxes receive the very best food along with the very best veterinary medicine to aid their recovery. When a fox that has been in our care is released back into the area the fox was caught in, we ensure, when we do so, that the fox has as much chance of survival of any wild living fox.

Stress is a big factor for a wild animal and we try to reduce this as much as possible and it is for this reason, we never have an open day. The NFWS is spending thousands of pounds each year researching Toxoplasmosis in the UK fox population in the hope of getting a better understanding of the condition and the best ways to treat it. We are enrolling and equipping new volunteer rescuers across the country almost every month.

In 2015 the National Fox Welfare Society was awarded the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) Animal Action Award and in 2016 we were the winner of the Daily Mail / RSPCA Animal Hero Awards ' Animal Enthusiast of the year'. We also provide a fox sanctuary for foxes that can’t go back to the wild. All our rescuers, Cage trap setters, fox cub fosterers, release site providers are all voluntary, so if you can help either financially by way of a donation or by joining our Society, this would greatly help our vital work continue. Furthermore if you are able to help hands on, please click on the appropriate link  below. In anticipation of your support, we thank you. Thank you for visiting our site and if you have any comments, suggestion or questions please email us at natfox@ntlworld.com.


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The story of Phil the fox from South London and how one man called Peter saved his life. Phil was suffering very badly with Sarcoptic Mange and was very emaciated. This little fox needed help. The video above explains how Peter managed to catch little Phil so we could take him on for the aftercare and treatment for his mange. To see all the photos of Phil and his full story please visit our Facebook Page here:

A preliminary Study into the detection and genetic characterisation of Toxoplasma gondii in red foxes in the UK and association with behavioural changes

Toxoplasmosis: Is a Parasitic Disease caused by the Protozoan Toxoplasmosis gondi. Protozoan being a single-celled microscopic animal. The disease can be found in almost all warm blooded birds and animals, but the only animal that Toxoplasmosis oocysts (A cyst containing a cell) can reproduce is the domestic cat. The oocysts are released in the cat's faeces.


Studies in rats have shown that rats infected with Toxoplasmosis do not fear cat pheromones even though Rodents instinctively shy away from the smells of a cat. So it would seem that for the parasite to complete its life cycle the infected rat would have to be caught by a cat. What better way than to infect the part of the brain that would normally shy away from this and make life harder for the cat to catch the rat! So the cat catches and kills the rat and eats it and the life cycle is complete and ready to start again when the cat goes toilet.


Fox Watching In the shadow of the fox by Martin Hemmington Foreword by Professor Stephen Harris (Second Edition)

Pudding the fox makes the front cover!

The author has much useful information on how to find, attract and watch foxes, as well as how to photograph them and how using wildlife cameras you can gain an insight into what is happening with the foxes when you are not able to observe them. How to become an amateur biologist, keeping records of the annual diet of your foxes, how to age a fox casualty and how to make casts of their footprints.


Martin Hemmington has been studying foxes for over 10 years when he wrote this book, during this which time his admiration for the fox grew so much that he formed the National Fox Welfare Society to which he has devoted himself full time for over 20 years. New 2nd Edition is available now at just £9.99 plus £2.00 postage



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Problems with Foxes?

Thinking of calling Pest Control? Thinking of spending vast amounts of money on Fox Consultation companies? Think again. Most fox  problems are seasonal and are usually related to fox cubs or juvenile foxes. Fox cubs born in your garden, will leave of their own accord usually in June to early July where they will start travelling further afield with the adult parents. Calling on Pest Control companies to kill the fox is not only cruel but a complete waste of your money. And only lines the pockets of the Company involved. What they do not tell you is usually in August these fox cubs will start to leave the area in search of a territory and mate of their own..

Just having an insight into what happens and when can save you hundreds of pounds and importantly without the cruelty that is involved. Please see our Calendar of Events Page to gain an insight as to what the foxes are doing in each month of the year

The utility of killing foxes in Scotland

A report on fox hunting in Scotland by Professor Stephen Harris BSc PhD DSc. Commissioned and published by the League Against Cruel Sports Scotland.

The utility of killing

foxes in Scotland

Please click on the photo above to view the report in a PDF format

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Could you give a pair of foxes that can’t go back to the wild, a New Home?

For the many foxes we rescue suffering from Toxoplasmosis,

sadly they can’t go back to the wild as they prove too human-friendly so ouEmail NFWSr question is a simple one, have you got the land and facilities to be able to offer a forever home for a pair of Toxo foxes? We would talk you through all their needs and would check any enclosures and land for suitability.

If you think you can offer a safe forever home please do get in touch with us.


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Free Sarcoptic Mange Treatment Packs for householders

Feeding foxes with mange.

Free Mange Treatment for Foxes and Mange treatment advice

 

Foxes suffering from Sarcoptic Mange is possibly one of the busiest areas of our work. If your visiting fox looks like any of the above photographs of foxes suffering from mange, then we would possibly look to try to cage trap the fox to bring in to treat. If your visiting fox /s are in the early stages, or anything up to 50% hair loss we can send you free mange treatment that can be added to food each night. So if you are looking for mange treatment or mange treatment advice, information, or to just see where Sarcoptic Mange in foxes is occurring around the UK please click on the arrow. In an average month we can send out a staggering 500 - 800 bottles free of charge.

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National Fox Welfare Society

135 Higham Road, Rushden, Northants NN10 6DS

Phone: 01933 411996

Emergency: 07778 183954

Email: natfox@ntlworld.com

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Equipment Required

Can you help by purchasing some of this equipment and in doing so know the money you spend is helping many many foxes, not just one. Often donations can be spent on other items like mange treatments etc, but by purchasing directly from the supplier, you can ensure your donation is actually being spent on equipment. Click on the arrow link be taken to the page.


The more Equipped Fox Rescuers we have across the country, the more foxes we can rescue. Often we have people volunteer their services free of charge to us in areas where we are desperate for volunteers. Unfortunately we can’t equip everyone with all the equipment that is needed ie Cage Trap, Graspers, Gloves, Carrier and Stretcher. In addition when foxes suffering from life threatening injuries or conditions are reported to us, often we have to put these cases onto a waiting list because we simply do not have enough cage traps to cover all calls. In one area sometimes we can have three people waiting for a trap, as each trap needs to be set for at least a week in our attempts to cage trap the sick foxes, you can see how sometimes, some foxes don’t get the help in time.

Fox Mugs Fox Merchandise Magic Sequin cushion covers with fox photos or personalise yourself with your photograph and or words

Magic Sequin cushion covers : Magic Sequin cushion covers are a must-have item. Each side of the sequin is a different colour and when you print on one side and then flip the sequins to the other side what ever you have printed will vanish and become a secret message. You can either choose a fox photograph you would Like on these cushion covers or you could choose your own photograph and or words for no extra charge. A great unique gift idea

To save on postage, you can just buy the cushion covers as they are without a cushion insert, or choose to have the cushion cover and cushion.

If you would like to use your own photographs and words, please choose the Peronalised option on pruchase and email us here with your photograph and or words. Size: 39cm x 39cm

Big Animal Face T-Shirts

Visit our sister site for some brilliant fox t-shirts. T-Shirts that have been designed by animal lovers, for animal lovers.

Click on the photo left to be taken to our sister site Big Animal Face T-Shirts.com (Red Fox T-Shirts)