Don't Bite the Hound That Feeds You
General information
Season No. 3
Series No. 38b
U.S. Air Date May 3, 2002
Directed by Alfred Gimeno
Written by Story by: Billiam Coronel
Written by: David Maples
Episode chronology
Previous The Nose Knows
Next A Breed Apart

Don't Bite the Hound That Feeds You is the second half of the twelfth episode from Season 3 and is part of the thirty-eighth episode of Teacher's Pet overall. It was directed by Alfred Gimeno. Billiam Coronel came up with the story, while David Maples wrote the teleplay.


After a day at the park, Spot gets fleas who speak in a French accent. Although he still has a disliking towards fleas, he sees from their point of view on trying to live and decides to help them get a new home with Ian.


Voice actor Role(s)
Kevin Schon Spot Helperman/Scott Leadready II
Shaun Fleming Leonard Helperman
Debra Jo Rupp Mary Lou Helperman
Jerry Stiller Pretty Boy
David Ogden Stiers Mr. Jolly, Narrator on TV
Rob Paulsen Ian Wazselewski, LaRue and Etienne


  • The title is a pun on the phrase "Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You".
  • Leonard's voice is slightly deeper in this episode compared to others.


An English and a widescreen Tagalog Dub version exists online. In the English version, the first 30 seconds are missing due to how the episode was recorded. The Tagalog version has it intact; although said dub is missing about 10-15 seconds around a minute and half in.