Urban Fox

Chemical repellents are available for use against foxes and may be purchased from local gardening stores. Be sure to follow the instruction provided on the label.

The "Fox Project" can provide further information and assistance to householders on this subject. Telephone their "Fox Deterrence Help Line" on 01892 826222.

Do foxes spread diseases?

Most foxes have a variety of fleas and ticks but the most common disease which foxes are likely to transmit to man is Toxocariasis. The Council has no powers to cull the fox population.