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  • So I thought I saw a flea on my dog today. I know what they say, if you see 1 there are a million more somewhere....anyway, I instantly gave him a bath with Johnson baby shampoo and saw nothing else on him (no flea "dirt" and nothing dropped off of him) as I was brushing him after I found 1 live flea on him. I removed it and killed it. I then took to action with my house. I washed all his bedding in hot water and very dry heat and then I vacuumed the floor (mostly hardwood, 1-2 rugs) and then steam cleaned the floors as well. I made a solution of vinegar, water, and peppermint oil and sprayed down my couches (leather), the floors, areas where my dog hangs out. I have since taken him outside to brush him again with a regular brush and a flea comb and I have seen nothing else…

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    So I thought I saw a flea on my dog today. I know what they say, if you see 1 there are a million more somewhere....anyway, I instantly gave him a bath with Johnson baby shampoo and saw nothing else on him (no flea "dirt" and nothing dropped off of him) as I was brushing him after I found 1 live flea on him. I removed it and killed it. I then took to action with my house. I washed all his bedding in hot water and very dry heat and then I vacuumed the floor (mostly hardwood, 1-2 rugs) and then steam cleaned the floors as well. I made a solution of vinegar, water, and peppermint oil and sprayed down my couches (leather), the floors, areas where my dog hangs out. I have since taken him outside to brush him again with a regular brush and a flea comb and I have seen nothing else on him.I will continue to clean the same way as stated above for the next few days (daily) and then switch to every other day. I also plan on bathing my dog every other day as well including the combing.Are there any other tips on what I should do? I am in a tizzy over this and I am freaking out! I hate this!!!!

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