Are foxes part of the

dog family?

Lamping is a loose term that covers a number of different activities. However, they all take place at night and they all result in the murder of wildlife in the British countryside.


Although male foxes are known as dog foxes, they’re not part of the dog family, but dogs, wolves, coyotes, and foxes are all members of the canid family.  There are 34 members of the Canidae family.

Foxes are found all around the world and is the most widely distributed land carnivore.