See 2015 Island Fox Status Report
Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) nearly caused the extinction of the Santa Catalina Island fox. Island foxes were vaccinated against this virulent disease until 2012, when a vaccine safe for this rare species became unavailable.
A newly available vaccine has been found safe for island foxes. Since June, it has been verified on 30 monitored wild island foxes and the few island foxes in captivity.
Friends of the Island Fox
hopes to raise $5,000
500 island foxes against Canine Distemper
|Wild Channel Island fox having blood drawn during health check.|
a $10 donation
will vaccinate an island fox against
BOTH Canine Distemper and Rabies
Twice the protection for $10.
We already have raised $2,800, over half the funds needed.
Each island fox protected helps secure the population's continuation even in the face of introduced epidemic disease.
Won't you please help in this vital effort to preserve the historic recovery of the endangered Channel Island fox?