Foxes of three species—red, gray, and kit—find food, shelter, and even places to den and raise their young among us in towns and cities. Which species you are most likely to have in your neighborhood depends upon your location and surrounding habitat. Red foxes are the most adaptable and widespread. For the most part, foxes live compatibly with us and maybe just under our noses, adjusting their active times to minimize overlap with ours. Any … [Read more...]
Thinking About Using a Fox Trap?
If you are considering using a live trap to capture a fox on your property, this article is meant for you. You may not realize that there are more effective options available to you before resorting to a fox trap. Here you’ll find helpful, practical ways to troubleshoot the problem and avoid the pitfalls associated with trapping. Consider this first… At first you may be frightened to learn that there are foxes living in your neighborhood, but … [Read more...]
Looking to Get Rid of Foxes?
Foxes denning under your deck? Or denning in your yard? Or, maybe you’re just seeing them around and wonder if you should be concerned.” Well, the good news is that you have nothing to fear. If they’re raising a family in your yard, you’re in for a treat. It is fun and educational to watch fox parents raise their young. No, foxes won’t drag off your kids --- their main prey items are mice, rats, chipmunks, and some squirrels or rabbits. They … [Read more...]