Natural Home Made Dog Shampoo

Make sure the PH is correct...

Dogs skin pH is 5.5-7.5, humans are 5.2-6.2

PH level for dog shampoo should be close to a neutral 7.0

  • Baking Soda: 8.3
  • Vegetable Glycerin: 7
  • Water: 7
  • Castor Oil: 6-7
  • Johnsons and Johnsons baby shampooL 5.5
  • Aloe Vera Gel: 4.3
  • Aloe Vera Juice: 3.4-4.5
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • Honey: 3.5
  • Vitamin E
  • Oatmeal: 5.5
  • Coconut Oil: 4.6
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: 2.8-3
  • Lemon Juice: 2

Acid Value

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil:  .6
  • Flaxseed Oil
  • Castor Oil

Dog Shampoo Recipe

This recipe will give your dog a beautiful, healthy coat and is much cheaper than commercial products.

1 Cup of Johnsons Baby Shampoo, Ivory or Dove liquid dishwashing soap
1 Cup Water
1 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/3 Cup of vegetable glycerine for dry fur, 1/4 cup for normal hair (available at your local pharmacy)
Mix all of the ingredients together.
Double the ingredients if a larger amount is desired

Dog PH Rinse

A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar mixed with a pint of warm water can be used as a rinse to restore the ph balance of your dog's skin after using a store bought (or other) shampoos.

Aloe Shampoo

An inexpensive homemade dog shampoo recipe consisting of a handful of aloe vera gel diluted with some water, applied to a dog while its coat is dry. You can add a little baby shampoo if you want foam. Then rinse with warm water

Dog Deoderizer

To deoderize a dog. Take a little essential oil that has an aroma you like and dab on the skin along the dog's spine where the dog can't lick it.

Skunk Odor

Use Baby Shampoo