5 All Natural DIY Dog Shampoo Recipes You Will Love
Homemade Dog Shampoo Recipes
For dog lovers out there, here are some homemade dog shampoo recipes you can make. By making your own dog shampoo you’ll be saving money and you won’t have to worry about harsh chemicals irritating your pup’s skin! On top of that, your dog is going to smell amazing after using any one of these shampoo recipes!
Note: A lot of these recipes call for essential oils. Feel free to substitute any ones that you want. But first, check out this guide and this chart on which essential oils are safe for dogs and what benefits they have. I highly recommend doTERRA oils because I trust their quality and purity.
1. Homemade Oatmeal Dog Shampoo
Homemade shampoo with oatmeal in it is great for your dogs’ skin and fur. It helps relieve itchiness, it helps to moisturize, and it will leave their coat looking beautiful! Add a few drops of pure Lavender oil or Copaiba for extra soothing.
- 1 cup uncooked oatmeal (not instant oats)
- sprigs of rosemary
- 1/3 cup baking soda
- 4 cups water
- measuring cups
- frying pan
- glass jar for storage
2. DIY Natural Dog Shampoo
This natural DIY dog shampoo is super easy to make and will leave your fur babies coat nice and soft and smelling great!
- 1 cup of natural liquid dish-washing soap
- 1 cup of organic apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup of warm water
- 2 ounces of glycerine
- An empty container
3. Natural Dog Shampoo – Flea Removal
If you’ve got a flea problem and you’re looking for a more natural solution, this homemade dog shampoo is perfect. It really works too! The only problem with this shampoo is it may leave a strong vinegar scent, but you can add about 10 drops of essential oil to the recipe to combat it. Cedarwood, Arborvitae, Lemongrass, Lavender, Rosemary, and/or TerraShield would be great options for this recipe.
- 1/2 cup of water
- 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar
- 1/4 cup of Dawn dish liquid
- Soap dispenser with pump
4. Dog Shampoo for Dry Skin (without glycerin)
- 1/2 cup warm distilled water
- 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
- 20-25 drops Essential oil (optional)
- 3 tbsp pure castile soap (peppermint scent preferable)
- 1tbsp organic apple cider vinegar
5. DIY Dry Homemade Dog Shampoo Recipe
Here’s another great homemade dry shampoo that will help moisturize fur and remove odor.
With any of these homemade dog shampoo recipes, your dog will be so soft, clean, and smelling great! Let us know which one is your favorite and which essential oils you ended up using. And if you have your own favorite DIY dog shampoo recipe or other tips, feel free to share it with us!
If you want to explore more with essential oils, this Simple Solutions kit + whatever other oils you want is a great way to start. Then Melanie will reach out to you for the included wellness consult and welcome gift!
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