Sarcoptic Mange in Foxes: What We Suggest

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For those feeding foxes we suggest the food is now supplemented with extra vitamins and minerals. This is very easy to do.


Unsaturated Fats: Deficiency of unsaturated fat for example in the diet can result in the animal suffering dry hair plus hair loss and redness of the skin leading to skin lesions. Essential unsaturated fats can be ensured for either dog or fox by the addition of a teaspoonful of a good vegetable oil on a daily basis. Sunflower seed is said to be the best.


Sarcoptic Mange in foxes, what we suggest |  Please see our page on how you can get the Free Mange treatment we provide for foxes.Vitamin B12 should be included in the diet at least twice a week and fresh liver provides a good source of this.


The two vitamins that seemed to crop up within our research was Vitamin A & D. To counteract an A & D deficiency a product obtainable from most pet shops called ‘Stress powder’ can be sprinkled onto the food each day providing both A & D vitamins along with calcium and phosphorus.


Vitamin Powders can be obtained from pet shops just ask for a good all round vitamin and mineral supplement. Alternatively putting out Marmite sandwiches will prove to be a great source of essential vitamins.   


With foxes it’s also possible that even where a good diet is either gained by the fox or provided for it the fox may still suffer from mange. This could be due in part to the fox needing to be wormed since all the goodness will be lost to the intestinal parasites. A good all round wormer obtainable from most vets is Drontal Plus. Finally to replace the traditional jam sandwich with honey would certainly provide the fox with a better nutritional food source. Please note: We do not suggest healthy foxes should be wormed


The National Fox Welfare Society continues to lead the way forward in eliminating Sarcoptic Mange in foxes across the country. In an average week NFWS can send out over 70 bottles of treatment for mange free of charge to householders feeding the foxes in their garden that are suffering from this terrible condition..


Mange is a terrible condition that untreated will see the death of the infected fox. We believe that if a condition can be treated then it should be, regardless of whether the householder is unwilling, or unable to pay for the treatment.


One can only imagine how unpleasant this condition must be for the fox. In bad cases a fox can have over a million mites under the skin causing severe irritation. Your donation, however small, can and will make all the difference. We ask once more, you scratch our backs and we will take the itch out of theirs.


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