https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/dipylidium/faqs.html

By swallowing a flea infected with a tapeworm larvae. A dog or cat may swallow a flea while self-grooming. Once the flea is digested by the dog or cat, the larval ...

https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/dipylidium/index.html

Education and information about Dipylidium Infection, also known as dog and cat flea tapeworm infection, including frequently asked questions, biology and life ...

https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/tapeworm-infection-in-dogs

During grooming, or in response to a flea bite, a dog inadvertently ingests the tapeworm infected flea. As the flea is digested in the dog's intestine, the tapeworm ...

https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/tapeworm-infection-in-cats

First, a tapeworm egg must be ingested by a flea larva, an immature stage of the flea. Once inside the larval flea, the tapeworm egg continues to develop as the ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipylidium_caninum

Dipylidium caninum, also called the flea tapeworm, double-pored tapeworm, or cucumber tapeworm is a cyclophyllid cestode that infects organisms afflicted with  ...

http://www.petsandparasites.org/dog-owners/tapeworms

Dipylidium caninum is a tapeworm that uses fleas as its intermediate host, whereas Taenia and Echinococcus species use small rodents (mice, rats, squirrels), ...

https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/dog-tapeworms-symptoms-treatments

Jul 17, 2017 ... There are different kinds of tapeworms, but the most common one is caused by swallowing a tiny infected flea. Fleas can carry the tapeworm's ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DF3ilwuF54

Apr 18, 2015 ... A heartwarming tale of tapeworms and fleas. For more info visit: The American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists ...

https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/tapeworms-in-dogs-symptoms-treatment-and-prevention/

Dec 21, 2015 ... First, the dog will ingest a host that is harboring tapeworm eggs, most often an adult flea. There are a few ways a dog might ingest a flea, such ...

https://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/files/2008/04/M2-Tapeworms-General.pdf

Tapeworms are parasites that live in the small intestines of many different ... After an animal or a person swallows an infected flea, the tapeworm can then mature ...