Our furry friends mean the world to us and we want only what’s best for them at all times. When it comes to dog care products we really do have to take a moment and appreciate just how far they’ve come over the years. It used to be that dogs would often be washed with regular shampoo or soap, whereas nowadays there are tons of dog shampoos to choose from.
It has to be said, however, that you should always choose a product with your dog in mind, regardless of a product’s price or quantity. This is because some dogs have a thinner fur, some have a more sensible skin, and some can actually be allergic to specific dog care products. This being said, here are the ten best dog shampoos on the market right now, shampoos that are known not only for their quality, but also for how safe they are to use on a large variety of dogs.
Five Star Natural Dog Shampoo Plus Conditioner
Designed for dogs with dry, itchy, or sensitive skin, this soap-free shampoo & conditioner is perfect for dogs who are prone to allergies or itching problems of any kind. Furthermore, unlike other ‘soft’ shampoos out there, this particular shampoo leaves quite a pleasant scent behind. We say this because some of the dog shampoos aimed at dogs with sensitive skin tend to leave a dry, almost medical smell behind that lasts for a very long time.
DeFlea Ready to Use Flea & Tick Shampoo for Dogs
This particular shampoo acts also as a flea repellant?and is equally good at removing lice mites or ticks. Its combination of non-toxic elements provides a deep cleaning mechanism that persists for a very long time, even when dealing with dogs with thick furs. Furthermore, its all-natural ingredients will leave the dog’s fur looking shiny and clean, giving it a healthy look while fighting against a variety of parasites and small insects.
Fresh ‘n Clean Shampoos for Dogs
Mainly used when dealing with tangles and mats, this shampoo contains Lambert kay scent which makes your dog smell quite nice for a very long time. Also, Fresh ‘n Clean? Shampoos for Dogs contains powerful antistatic agents that prevent the dog’s fur from sticking, making it easy to groom at all times. Last but not least, this protein infused scented shampoo is made of all-natural ingredients that prevent shedding.
Sebolux Shampoo for Dogs
Made with a combination of anti-bacterial, antiseptic, keratolytic, and anti-fungal ingredients, Sebolux Shampoo for Dogs helps clean the crust and scales caused by seborrhea or any similar dermatoses. Due to its highly-concentrated composition of powerful antiseptic ingredients, this shampoo leaves your dog’s skin soft and clean for quite some time, even if the dog gets wet between grooming sessions.
The 8 in 1 Perfect Coat White Pearl Shampoo for Dogs
Few dog shampoos on the market provide such a pleasant and fresh smell throughout long periods of time, but then again, this isn’t what ‘8 in 1 Perfect Coat White Pearl Shampoo for Dogs’ is all about. This shampoo’s main features are natural oils and nutrients, both being ingredients with moisturizing qualities. It also provides optimal cleaning without being harmful in any way, mainly due to its all natural ingredients. Last but not least, this particular shampoo is best used on dogs with light-colored furs.
Oster Oatmeal Naturals Shampoo
Made in the United States, this biodegradable shampoo has a balanced pH, thus causing no irritation or allergies whatsoever. Unlike many other dog shampoos on the market, Oster Oatmeal Naturals Shampoo contains no alcohol or paraben, being made with all-natural ingredients that have been thoroughly tested on dogs of all sizes. Like the name suggests, this particular shampoo contains Oatmeal extract which soothes and protects the skin at all times.
Cloud Star Corporation Buddy Wash Lavender
Made with natural cosmetic-grade ingredients, this shampoo & conditioner is perfect for dogs with thick fur. While capable of providing a long-lasting freshness and an equally pleasant smell, Buddy Wash contains no soap whatsoever. As a matter of fact, its coconut-based composition is so safe that dog groomers across the US are known to use it when washing puppies and small dogs.
SynergyLabs Veterinary Medicated Shampoo
SynergyLabs Veterinary Medicated Shampoo is a medicated dog shampoo designed to not only provide cleansing effects when used, but also to treat several skin conditions and parasitic infections. It can do this due to its Coal Tar, Micronized Sulfur, and Salicylic Salt composition, ingredients that are known to be extremely effective against parasites and Seborrhea. Free of any harmful substances like soap or Paraben, SynergyLabs Veterinary Medicated Shampoo features Allantoin and Colloidal Oatmeal to better hydrate the dog’s skin after use.
DVM Pharmaceuticals Malaseb Pet Shampoo
If you are looking for a dog shampoo that fights dandruff, yeast, and ringworms, then look no further. This particular shampoo is very effective against bacterial infections and a variety of parasites due to its antifungal and antibacterial agents. We should point out that DVM Pharmaceuticals Malaseb Pet Shampoo has no fragrance whatsoever, mainly because some fragrances are known to cause irritation and itchiness.
Earthbath All Natural Shampoo
Earthbath All Natural Shampoo is by far the best dog shampoo on the market at this point in time, mainly due to how versatile it is. Regardless of a dog’s breed, size, or age, you can count on Earthbath All Natural Shampoo to make your dog smell extremely nice while being extremely efficient against parasites and bacterial infections.
Furthermore, Earthbath All Natural Shampoo is 100% biodegradable and has been known to cause no irritation whatsoever, even when used more often than it should. It is a soap-free shampoo with a quite powerful and long-lasting scent that can be used on dogs of any size without the fear of causing any itching problems or allergic reactions.