Fleas… they’re the bane of many a pet’s existence. In this segment, Dr. Wayne Rosenkrantz, DMV, DACVD, an animal dermatologist, discusses what fleas do and how to care for dogs who suffer from allergies due to flea bites.

Did you know, for example, that ingesting fleas can cause tapeworms? Or that a heavy infestation of fleas can even make your puppy anemic? Check out what products Dr. Rosenkrantz recommends to protect your dog from fleas, from topical ointments to the effectiveness of bathing when applying oral treatments.