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Natural Homemade Dog Shampoo Recipes

Try these homemade dog shampoo recipes for normal and dry skin.

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| April 2, 2019
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Fido can get filthy fast! In a pinch, you may not have enough doggy shampoo to clean the poor pup up.

No fear! We’re here to help with these great DIY dog shampoo recipes! Depending on your pup’s fur and skin needs, these blends with every day, household ingredients can get your four-legged ready for the catwalk… or the dogwalk.

DIY shampoo for dogsRegular Shampoo

You’ll need:
1 liter dispenser bottle
3 cups warm water
1/4 cup of dish soap – your favorite brand is Method
1/2 cup of white vinegar

Combine all ingredients in dispenser bottle and shake to mix. Wet your dog’s coat with warm water and work shampoo into his/her coat (avoid the eyes!), creating a thick lather. Rinse thoroughly and dry your clean pup!


DIY Oatmeal Shampoo for dogsOatmeal Shampoo for Dogs with Dry Skin

You’ll need:
1 liter dispenser bottle
1 cup uncooked oatmeal
1/2 cup of baking soda
4 cups of warm water

Grind the oatmeal in a food processor or coffee grinder until it’s the consistency of flour. Pour in dispenser bottle, add baking soda and shake to mix. Add warm water one cup at a time and shake to mix. Wet your dog’s coat with warm water and lather shampoo into his/her coat (avoid the eyes!). Allow shampoo to sit for a couple minutes, then rinse thoroughly and dry.

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

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