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Whether you’re tired of harsh chemicals causing your dog’s itchy skin, or just want to save money and still get a quality dog shampoo, making your own homemade dog shampoo is right up your alley.

Believe it or not making your own dog shampoo is really simple and there are a lot of great recipes you can tailor to your needs.

Some pet owners are looking for a shampoo that’s good for sensitive skin, while others may be trying to control fleas with their homemade shampoo. Whatever your purpose just knows there is a simple solution for you.

Below you’ll find few recipes to get you started making your own homemade dog shampoo. Before you get started there’s a few things you should know.

All dogs react differently so don’t take the recipes below as the gospel. There’s no magic bullet if you’re looking to control fleas by making a homemade dog shampoo for fleas. Sometimes it works, sometimes it won’t. Also, if your dog has any serious skin conditions such as mange or something discuss using a homemade shampoo with your vet.

You’ll see the actual recipes below in additional posts, but you need to know some basics before jumping right in.

There are 5 basic kinds of homemade dog shampoos. Actually there are probably a hundred but at some point they all just do the same thing.

1. Flea shampoo for dogs
2. Dry shampoo for dogs
3. Oatmeal shampoo for dogs
4. Antibacterial shampoo for dogs
5. Antifungal shampoo for dogs

Many of these share common ingredients:

Dish soap
Scented oils

On the plus side all of these are non-toxic to your dog and pretty cheap. You will need some containers obviously. Mason jars work fine or you can find some empty squeeze bottles at a supermarket.

Check out the recipes below for your homemade dog shampoo needs and hopefully you find something that’s effective for your situation.

Homemade Dog Shampoo
Homemade Dry Dog Shampoo

Did you know you need to keep your pet clean between actual bathings? Unlike humans, our dogs only receive baths periodically. Because of this reason, it’s critical to keep their coats in good shape by using a homemade dry dog shampoo. Don’t freak out, they are extremely easy to make, like most homemade dog shampoo is. You basically have 3 proven options at your fingertips. First – You can use Calcium Carbonate. Second – You…

Homemade Dog Shampoo
Organic Homemade Dog Shampoo

As we all become more aware of how harmful chemicals can be to ourself and our pets, we start to look into things like organic homemade dog shampoo.  You have a couple options, the one I’m going to discuss will ensure you know exactly what goes into your shampoo. Option 1 – Buy your organic dog shampoo Option 2 – Make your own organic dog shampoo Making your own requires a little more work, but…

Homemade Dog Shampoo
Oatmeal Shampoo For Dogs

Underneath your sink and in your cabinets lies an undeniable truth about homemade dog shampoo. You can create some amazing oatmeal shampoo for dogs.  Why would you want to use a shampoo that contains oatmeal you ask?  There are multiple reasons but basically you save a ton of money, get a great coat and an awesome smelling pooch. You won’t believe how easy this oatmeal shampoo for dogs recipe is…. 1 Cup of Oatmeal 1…

Homemade Dog Shampoo
Homemade Flea Shampoo

Getting rid of fleas on your dog is one of the most frustrating things a dog owner faces. It seems like an endless loop of expensive treatments, dips, flea shampoos, collars and countless other gimmicks to get rid of the pesky creatures.  Well next time you try to get rid of them try the following homemade flea shampoo and see if it helps. In all reality the first and possibly best homemade flea shampoo for…