Fox Control London

Fox Control London 

DKG Pest Control provide a complete professional fox control service to clients in London & Surrey. Methods include fox trapping, shooting and proofing. Every fox trapped will be quickly and humanely dispatched.  DKG Pest Control hold current section 1 firearms licenses and also section 2 shotgun licenses, we are licenced and insured to use such rifles on small areas of land such as urban gardens in the city of London. All licenses / insurance documents will be shown upon request. Our fox control specialist is Martin, he is trained to RSPH Level 2, NPTA member and insured for 5 million pounds public liability.

Fox control really is needed around towns and cities as only recently 9 month old twins were attacked whilst they were in their cot. The sound of a distressed, crying young child is just like the cry of a distressed animal to a fox. As the fox population increases they have to turn to new food sources to survive. DKG Pest Control offer fox control in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire & Oxfordshire.


For more information about our fox control service call DKG Pest Control on: 01932 300177


Why choose DKG Pest Control to remove your fox??

Small family run company.

Fully trained, licenced & insured.

Foxes dispatched by DKG Pest Control will be sent to a government supported research laboratory to aid with wildlife disease research.

Members of the NPTA, Countryside Alliance &

Fast reliable service, we arrive when we say we will!

No vat to pay on our prices.


Urban Fox Control Facts

(Vulpes Vulpes)

Appearance: The urban fox is commonly a rusty red and has a white underbelly, Foxes have black tips on their ears and black feet. The most distinctive feature of a fox is their bushy tail with an obvious white tip. An adult red fox can weight 6.5 – 24lb with a head and body length up to 33in. They are the largest of the true foxes.

Distribution: Foxes can be found all across the British country side and are now also populating many of our cities including London. Urban foxes have become so successful in this type of environment it is said that there are 28 foxes per square mile and this number is still rising!

Habitat: The Urban Fox is exactly the same species as the rural fox. Due to the truly omnivorous nature of the fox they are incredibly adaptable to differing environments. Foxes have adapted well to life in towns over the last 50 years or so. They prosper because they find plentiful food and shelter in our gardens, yards and other open spaces.  A fox’s habitat can vary from settling under garden sheds and garages in urban areas, to country foxes populating farmland, woodlands, forest, heathland and grasslands.

Habits and Biology: Foxes usually hunt alone but live in family groups consisting of a dog fox plus a vixen and a litter averaging 4/5 fox cubs per year in the UK, often with one or two more vixens – usually daughters or sisters of the mother vixen – helping to raise the family. In towns their most common breeding site is under a garden shed or decking. Foxes are larger than domestic cats, the dog fox is larger than the vixen. They are territorial animals, hunting and scavenging their chosen path and defending it against other fox intruder. Like many territorial animals they mark their territory with signals that other foxes will recognise, such as by leaving their droppings in prominent positions and urinating around the perimeter of the fox’s territory. Foxes urine has a very pungent smell which is easily smelt by humans.

A Foxes Diet: Both Country and Urban foxes have a varied diet and will include insects and grubs, slugs, worms, small rodents, and indeed anything that they can raid from our rubbish. In towns about one third of the fox’s diet consists of food they have scavenged, mainly from our rubbish. The balance is made up of rats, mice, feral pigeons, rabbits and other small animals that they have hunted, augmented by worms and insects.  At certain times of the year berries can form a major part of a fox’s diet. In summer foxes faeces will be almost black and full of blackberry seeds.

Breeding: Foxes will mate between December and February, this courtship can be heard with the loud, far carrying vocalisation. The male fox will make a barking sound whereas the vixen (female fox) will return the call with a high pitch screeching.  The Foxes gestation period is about 52 days, after which they will give birth to a litter of 4 – 5 cubs during March and April. Fox cubs are reliant on the vixen for their first 2 -3 weeks for warmth and food, fox cubs will then venture out around the den at about 4 weeks and are fully weaned by 6 weeks.

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