Canids of Louisiana Presentation

Amy Shutt will be giving a presentation on the canids of Louisiana, both historic and current, on January 22 6:30pm in Baton Rouge, LA, through a partnership with the Capital Area Native Plant Society (CANPS) and the Louisiana Master Naturalist of Greater Baton Rouge (LMNGBR).

LSU Hilltop Arboretum
11855 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

For members of Hilltop, CANPS and LMNGBR the fee is $5 per program, $10 for non-members, pay at the door.


Ancestry Genetics of North American Canids

The Canine Ancestry Project is a collaborative project led by Dr. Bridgett vonHoldt of Princeton University. It is represented by multiple institutions and experts in canine biology, ecology, and genetics. The Canid Project is proud to be a contributor and act as the local coordinator for Louisiana of this project.

See more: HERE


We need a new enclosure!

Please consider helping us build the new fox enclosure which is desperately needed for our young foxes. Also, in order for us to take in new orphaned or injured foxes, we must have this new enclosure!

Please visit our New Enclosure Page: HERE


March Issue of 225 Magazine!

Thanks so much to 225 Magazine for the lovely write up on The Canid Project in the March 2018 Issue!

If you can't get your hands on a copy, you may read the article online HERE


The 2018 Wild Canid Calendar is Here!

Help contribute to The Canid Project by purchasing our annual Wild Canids Calendar!

The Canid Project's 2018 Wild Canids Calendar features our contributors beautiful canid images from around the world, as well as one winning image by photographer Harry Collins.

Get your calendar in the SHOP!


Call For Entries!

The Canid Project is working on Issue 1 of its new periodical: Notes From The Field. We are looking for stories and photo essays that are focused on wild canids. They can cover wild canids' current issues, conservation, rehabilitation, medical care, research, or personal stories of the human-canid relationship.

Those chosen to be in the first publication will be compensated by receiving a complimentary copy of the periodical and a choice of The Canid Project cap or T-shirt.

Published pieces will appear in the periodical as well as in any online entities.

For questions or to submit email

Join Us for a urban red fox photo workshop in may 2018!

Our aim with The Canid Project workshops is to provide experiences that will not just focus on taking great photographs, but also on how you can use your photography for conservation and education. We also focus strongly on the ethics of wildlife photography.

We are looking for an intern!

June 15, 2017: We are looking for an intern for at least 2 to 3 months. Applicant should be available 2 to 3 days a week. Hours are flexible. This is a fledgling non-profit with several facets in development. Duties include, but are not limited to, daily operations like emailing, setting up appointments, back end website work, social media, research, filing documents etc. Applicant should be comfortable behind a computer. Email:

Our Fox Rescue

As of May 2017 we have received our state-permit to rescue, rehabilitate, and release native foxes in Louisiana! We have five fox kits currently in our care.

An Evening With The Canid Project

Join us on August 2, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the EBR Main Branch Library on Goodwood Blvd in Baton Rouge for an evening introducing this new organization based in Baton Rouge, with work extending across a handful of countries.

Our Shop Is Up!

All proceeds of The Canid Project Shop go directly to fund our educational endeavors and the Louisiana Red and Gray Fox Rescue!