Farmed Fox

The Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farmed Fox (Vulpes vulpes) was released in 2013.  The Fox Code’s 5-year review was completed in 2018.  The outcome of the 5-year review can be found here.

There are various ways to view the Code:

There are a limited number of hard copies of this Code. NFACC encourages use of the electronic version and does not store hard copies. If hard copies are required, please contact the Canada Fox Breeders’ Association at

Other resources:

Table of Contents

Section 1 Accommodations and Housing
Section 2 Biosecurity
Section 3 Feed and Water
Section 4 Health and Welfare Management
Section 5 Husbandry Practices
Section 6 Euthanasia
Section 7 Transport
 Appendix A - Feed Testing Laboratory Contacts
 Appendix B - Provincial Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories
 Appendix C - Participants
 Appendix D - Summary of Code Requirements

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