Giving a dog a bath regularly is good for a shiny coat, healthy skin, and a sweet-smelling companion. Let’s face it; dogs can get pretty stinky. A dog wash and homemade shampoo is a key to natural dog grooming. A previous article gives a recipe for oatmeal shampoo and rosemary conditioner. Read on for several additional recipes for homemade shampoo and conditioners.
Commercial pet shampoos are sometimes loaded with chemicals, artificial colors and scents, and surfactants and other non-natural ingredients. Using these products regularly can place a heavy load on a dog’s skin and fur. Pet supply stores may also carry a line of natural shampoos and soaps would be preferable. But it is also easy to make homemade shampoos that are great for the dog’s bath and that clearly use safe ingredients.
Dog Shampoo Recipes