Having a dog is like having another person in your family. They quickly become your friend, a snuggle buddy, you protector, and a playmate for your children. Just like the rest of us, dogs need to take a bath every so often. While you might like a shampoo that adds volume to your hair, the shampoo you use on your dog needs to be what they need, and what it best for their hair. This list of the top 10 dog shampoos in 2015 will serve as a guide for you while deciding which shampoo is the best for your dog.
10. Pet Care Premium Dog Shampoo and Conditioner
This shampoo is specifically formulated for dogs with dry skin. It will moisturize and condition the hair and the skin, so your dog doesn’t get a rough case of the itches. For dogs with thicker, longer coats this also has a detangler in it, so brushing doesn’t have to be a chore. This shampoo is also soap, dye, and chemical free.
9. Fresh ‘n Clean Scented Dog Shampoo
This shampoo offers a long lasting fresh scent for your dog that will last until it’s time for the next bath. To refresh the scent, you simply wipe your dog down with a damp towel. The detangling properties will make brushing easy, and you can use this on your cat as well.
8. OmegaPet Oatmeal Dog Shampoo
Oatmeal is excellent for moisturizing your dog’s skin and keeping his coat healthy and shiny. This also contains aloe and shea butter. You will notice a drop in itchiness after the first bath, and there isn’t any tea tree oil, making it safe to use on cats also.
7. Malaseb Shampoo
This dog shampoo has a special formula that helps with dog itchiness and dry skin. It also helps with other conditions, such as yeast infections, ringworms and dandruff. It is also fragrance free.
6. Dermatology Solutions Nootie Oatmeal Medicated Shampoo
This shampoo features two wonderful products in one bottle. Oatmeal will help soothe skin and keep your dog’s coat healthy. It also comes with pramoxine and lidocaine to ease any itching. If scratching is a real issue for your pet, this shampoo can have them resting easy for the first time. The formula is also soap free, so you can still effective use tick and flea medications.
5. Aromatherapy Shampoo and Conditioner
This shampoo comes in several different scents. The Wildwood can help your dog relax and rest well. Grapefruit and Spearmint are designed to invigorate and energize. The Lemon and Lavender will help calm down a stressed out dog, and the beautiful smell of Jasmine can help make dogs feel happy. These shampoos are designed to eliminate any odors, not just cover them up.
4. Paw Choice Dry Dog Shampoo
This shampoo is unique on this list, because it is a dry shampoo. This is a great way to clean your dog’s coat and help control odors without having to put them in water. This dry shampoo really eliminates odors, it doesn’t just cover them up. Made with a coconut base, this shampoo has a delightful mango and pomegranate fragrance. This is the best option when a conventional bath just isn’t an option.
3. Duncan & Friends Dog Shampoo and Conditioner
This is a great option for dogs with sensitive skin and those who have allergies. This five in one product will condition your dog’s skin and coat, eliminate nasty dog smell, and help control dander while reducing any scratching and shedding.
2. Natural Rapport Shampoo and Conditioner
This is another five in one product for your dog. This shampoo uses all natural products to moisturize and clean your dog, while also working to detangle their fur. Natural Rapport is committed to being eco-friendly, making the bottle biodegradable.
1. Bubbas Groovy Bath Ultra Oatmeal Shampoo and Conditioner
Groovy Bath uses natural essential oils, vitamins A, D, and E, as well as other natural plant extracts to make this high quality shampoo for your dog. The vitamins are great for the dog’s skin while the oatmeal will help with the coat, making it shiny. Groovy Bath also boasts that they employ a full time pharmacist who specializes in natural chemistry to create their products.
Bathtime can become a very relaxing time for you and your dog. With several options to assist with itching, skin disorders, and keeping their hair looking healthy it can be hard to go wrong. You can even choose to pamper your dog with an at home spa treatment with aromatherapy and all natural vitamins and essential oils.