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Safe Release Sites Sought: Can you offer a safe release site for Fox cubs?

Have you got the facilities to take on a family of orphaned fox cubs for release.  A secure outbuilding where the fox cubs can stay to acclimatise to their new area prior to release. A site that once they are released that is safe and away from hunting in any form? If you answered yes, please do get in touch with us via email a.s.a.p.  Email NFWS here

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Big-Animal-Face Fox Break Out-T-ShirtsVisit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. What does the fox say? The above shirt Fox Breakout is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html



Big-Animal-Face Cartoon Fox T-ShirtsVisit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Cartoon Fox is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html




Big-Animal-Face Fox Cub Breakout 1 T-ShirtsVisit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt call Of The Wild Fox is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html




Visit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Fox Cub Breakout 1 is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html



Big Animal Face Fox Face T-Shirts

Visit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Fox Face is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html



Big Animal Face Fox Fan & Proud T-Shirts

Visit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Fox Fan & Proud is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html


Big Animal Face Fox Fan T-Shirts

Visit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Fox Fan is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html



Big Animal Face Fox Cub Breakout T-Shirts

Visit our sister site for some great Big Fox Face T-Shirts. The above shirt Fox Cub Breakout is available in children’s sizes and adult sizes and also available in ladies Slim Fit V Neck T-Shirts  http://www.animal-face-t-shirts.com/animal-face-red-fox-t-shirts.html

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 (Foxes: calendar of Events)

Tree Destroys Fox Enclosure!

On the 23rd of June 2012 at approx 3.30pm a quarter of a very large tree snapped off in the wind and landed on an occupied fox enclosure, completely destroying it. The four foxes we had inside were unscathed, but because of the structure damage we were unable to get to them, and subsequently they escaped. Although the four were due for release it wasn’t going to be in this area or at this time. Food will be left down each night for them. We considered trying to trap them but was put off this action as we not be able to catch them all. Please see photos below. An estimate of the damage caused runs into thousands!

Our Fox Enclosure is now rebuilt 14th July 2013. We have also re-felted the hospital Unit and are currently re-roofing our other fox enclosure, The tube seen on the left of the photos was the foxes saving grace, had any not been in the tubes asleep it could have all been a very different story!



Help us to equip our Volunteer Fox Rescuers


Animal Stretcher Used for RTA Foxes and Collapsed Foxes Bitemaster Animal Handling Gauntlets. Used for handling Wild Foxes Help Foxes By Donating Quick Release Fox Grasper Pole Fox Hospitalisation Basket and Carrier

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Simply Red Fox Calendar 2014

Simply Red Fox Calendar 2014 ‘Simply Sanders’

A fox calendar 2014 packed with gorgeous photos of Sanders the fox from Mill Hill, London. Including his story and photos of how he came into the care of NFWS. Our fox calendars usually sell like hot cake, so be sure to order yours today by clicking on the photo left


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

Thank you for visiting our site and if you have any comments, suggestion or questions please email us here. Or send us an email at natfox@ntlworld.com.

We are a completely voluntary organisation that has been running now for over 20 years, dedicated to helping the Red Fox in the UK by providing rescues for sick and injured foxes, treatments for foxes suffering from Sarcoptic Mange, cage traps for critically sick foxes though still mobile. 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.

Sarcoptic Mange In Foxes

Sarcoptic Mange is one of the biggest conditions that we deal with, so if you are looking for advice, treatment, information or to just see where Sarcoptic Mange is occurring around the country please see our links below. In an average month we can send out a staggering 300 - 400 bottles. For treatment and information please see this page Sarcoptic Mange in Foxes

NFWS Member? Contact us for access to the Members Area


On the left of the page you will see a link to NFWS Members area, if you are a member please contact us for your username and password. Once inside the members area, you can type live to other members and share your observations and views with them. Also we have a members gallery of members fox photographs and Videos and lots more. If you are a Member email here natfox@ntlworld.com to get your username and passport.

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.

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.

Please see this link for more information:  Help Us To Equip A Fox Rescuer

Fox Watching: For some great nightly footage of foxes in Ireland why not visit Fox Heaven http://labtec1.camstreams.com/

Watch the local wild Irish Red Foxes that come to feed, play, and box in my front garden from dusk till dawn.Fox or cat will trigger light They show without fail every night you need patience but you will see them.Update January 13th 2014 7 visits last night fairly quiet its mating season so little interest in food first visit 00.21AM Gmt.last visit 02.55AM Gmt. In chat please change to a name thanks For LATEST PHOTOS please scroll down page to GALLERY and checkout my homepage. Thanks. Pablo.