Your dog is scratching, your cat is itching and you just noticed a little red spot on your own ankle.

Yup – you have a flea problem. Your first inclination might be to run to closest supermarket or big box store to buy some sort of treatment. Before you make any hasty flea control decisions, Dr. Andy Roark has 3 things for you to consider.

1. Not all flea medications are created equal.

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2. Some over-the-counter flea medications are dangerous.

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3. You should always ask a trusted veterinarian.

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Need more tips for managing a flea infestation?

Watch the full episode of Dr. Andy Roark’s Cone of Shame below!

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