A Jack Russell can not only hunt but also kill a fox, should the need arise. This breed came into existence with specific regards to working foxes. This is why every Jack Russell, even today, possesses the unique qualities and body structure that make it capable for this particular purpose.
Is it bad to have a fox in your yard?
Here are a few facts to put the presence of foxes in your yard in perspective: Foxes are not dangerous to humans, except when they are rabid (which is very rare) or when they are captured and handled. … Foxes will also eat various fruits, but they usually do not bother garden vegetables.
Do fox eat small dogs?
Foxes are actually related to dogs and it’s just not in nature’s order for them to feed on dogs. In the same we wouldn’t eat another human – OK there may have been some reported cases of cannibalism, but as with foxes killing small dogs, these are extremely rare and isolated incidences.