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Old 01-10-2017, 01:03 PM
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Dog Shampoo Questions

So my dog occasionally needs a bath, just like other dogs...

Doesn't love it, but will deal with it for a reasonable time.

I did one bath with human baby shampoo, but think I should likely use a dog shampoo.

Anyone with recommendations? Shampoo to stay away from?

Thanks!
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Old 01-14-2017, 12:31 AM
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I have always liked Tropiclean products. They clean well, smell nice, but not overpowering, leave my dogs super soft and rinse easily. I've tried Earthbath, it cleans well, smells nice, leaves my guys really soft, but I find it a bit more difficult to rinse.

Stay away from "flea" shampoo, it's full of toxic chemicals. You are better off using a Tea Tree oil based shampoo
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So my dog occasionally needs a bath, just like other dogs...

Doesn't love it, but will deal with it for a reasonable time.

I did one bath with human baby shampoo, but think I should likely use a dog shampoo.

Anyone with recommendations? Shampoo to stay away from?

Thanks!
Hello!!

I definitely wouldn't use human shampoo on a dog, only because a dog may react differently to the chemicals in human shampoo than we do.

I would suggest that you order some shampoo called "Legendary Canine". Its all natural shampoo that was created to be sensitive on dogs skins, treat skin infections caused by allergies, and it suds up fast and washes away even faster. Its all I use on my dogs and I only use natural products. When I first reviewed this soap I didn't believe that it washed out that fast. I find that washing my dog takes several rinses because most dog shampoos stay in the dogs thick fur, however, I can literally wash my lab in a few minutes. In and out. The shampoo comes in a soap bar form. You just wet the fur, rub the bar over the first, use your hands to clean it and then rinse quick and thats it! It makes her fur nice and soft, and she hasn't had any reactions. In fact, I first bought it for her to clear up some minor skin lesions on her belly (due to environmental allergies I believe) and it helped heal it. I bought the "Healer" shampoo but only because of the lesions. I still use it however even though she doesn't have skin problems because its still very sensitive and all natural. Just be sure not to bathe your dog too much as this can dry their skin out too just from the water.

Hope this helps! If you want to check out the shampoo I recommended, go to BigCountry Supplements and theres a list of the Legendary Canine soap line.

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Pax gets several baths a week as we spend a lot of time at the beach. Vet said bating frequency is fine as long as shampoo does not dry out the skin. Three years later he is still getting compliments on how soft and nice his coat is.

Here is what I have been using since day 4 months old:

https://www.amazon.com/Earthbath-Nat...+puppy+shampoo
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