Foxes - PEST UK

Providing pest control services in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, London, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Midlands, West Sussex, Wiltshire. Est. 1985.

Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Foxes

Frequently asked questions about foxes:

Wild foxes may become aggressive if approached or they feel threatened. Urban foxes tend not to be aggressive towards humans but we still do not recommend approaching them.

Foxes live in burrows naturally but will live under sheds or in buildings in built-up areas.

Foxes in gardens can be trapped or shot by a professional pest controller.

Some urban foxes can be friendly if they have been fed but we do not advise people to approach them as they are wild animals and can carry diseases.

Food and shelter will attract foxes to your garden.

Foxes do not make good pets as they are wild animals.

A fox is not very dangerous to humans.

Foxes rarely kill cats.

You should not feed a fox as it will encourage the fox to stay in the area.