วันอาทิตย์ที่ 16 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

Neem Oil and Coconut Oil as Homemade Dog Shampoo


The commercial shampoos for dogs that are sold in pet shops and other stores may look attractive but they are not 100% safe. These shampoos may contain a few ingredients that are harmful to the dog’s skin. It can be a harsh chemical or any other synthetic ingredient. Repeated application of this type of shampoo can cause flaking, itching and other types of skin ailments. Natural shampoos are the most ideal for dogs since it may not cause any allergy to the skin. Natural shampoos are very effective in eliminating the pests and bacteria from the dog’s coat and also to neutralize the bad smell of the skin. It will maintain the skin healthy and shiny. However, the natural shampoos are highly priced. Homemade dog shampoo that is prepared using purely natural ingredients is very cost-effective and also the safest for the dog’s skin. It is very easy to prepare the shampoo at home and the ingredients are easily available.

Organic shampoos

Organic shampoo is the safest for dogs. By making homemade dog shampoo using organic ingredients the dog will not suffer due to any allergy or other side effects. Moreover organic shampoo will not affect the human skin also. The pet owner can safely apply the shampoo on the dog’s skin using his hands. Natural organic dog shampoo is the best product with regard to safety, economy and performance.


Neem oil shampoo

Homemade dog shampoo based on Neem oil ensures healthy skin in dogs. Neem oil eliminates the bacteria, fleas etc. 1.5 tablespoon of liquid soap and 1 tablespoon of Neem oil add to 1 gallon of water. Neem oil improves the immunity and maintains healthy and shiny coat. Since Neem oil is a powerful natural insecticide the bath with Neem oil shampoo will help the pet dog to get relief from itching, flaking and all other skin problems. The bad odor from the skin also gets neutralized. Neem oil strengthens the fur of the dog. The Neem oil shampoo can be made very easily. 5ml of Neem oil may be mixed with 100ml of any safe dog shampoo or baby shampoo. Neem soap also can be used while giving a bath to the dog. Only the raw Neem oil is to be used to prepare the homemade dog shampoo and the Neem oil content should not be in excess.

The Neem oil spray is also recommended to clean the dog’s coat. 1 tablespoon of Neem oil and 1.5 tablespoons of liquid soap is added to 1 gallon of warm water. The mixture is stirred for 5 minutes and the solution is sprayed on the dog’s skin. The spray should not be kept for more than 8 hours.

Coconut oil for dogs       
                                           

Many researchers as well as vets recommend coconut oil as a powerful homemade dog shampoo. Coconut oil can cure hot spots, smelly skin, yeast infection and other infections on the dog’s skin. The unrefined coconut oil also known as Virgin coconut oil is the most ideal homemade dog shampoo. Lauric acid which is a long chain fatty acid is present in coconut oil and can prevent the growth of bacteria. Coconut oil keeps the dog’s coat healthy, supple and glossy. It prevents as well as cures infections caused by fungus as well as yeast. By applying the homemade dog shampoo based on coconut oil the dog’s general skin condition will be improved by healing the wounds, clearing the rashes and deodorizing the skin. 

วันเสาร์ที่ 15 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

Homemade Dog Shampoo – the best solution to keep the dog’s coat healthy, shiny and fresh


Regular bath is a must for pet dogs to maintain their shiny coat and healthy skin. Moreover, the bad odor of the skin should be eliminated and the dog must be free from itching and other types of irritations. Natural shampoos are ideal for cleaning the skin of dogs. Shampoos that contain various synthetic ingredients are harmful and will be allergic to the skin. Hence shampoos made of natural ingredients are now very popular. However many pet owners feel that the natural shampoos that are available at the stores are too expensive and are not affordable for regular use. Preparing homemade dog shampoo is the best solution to this problem. The shampoos for the pet dog can be easily made at home using purely natural ingredients that are easily available and are very cheap. By way of providing regular bath to the pet dog using homemade dog shampoo the dog’s skin is well protected and the dog is free from bacteria and pests. There will be no side effects since the shampoo is purely natural and the dog owner need not spend a healthy amount of the shampoo.



Dry shampoo

It is very easy to prepare two types of homemade dog shampoo – dry shampoo and wet shampoo. It is advisable to apply the dry shampoo prior to applying the wet shampoo. Raw oats are to be powdered using a food processor or a coffee grinder. The powdered oats are to be mixed with baking soda. The mixture is to be poured on the dog’s skin and rubbed using the hand or a brush. The dry shampoo may remain on the dog’s skin for a few minutes so that the bacteria and all the pests will be eliminated. As a result the bad odor of the fur will be neutralized and the dog will be free from itching.

Wet shampoo

In order to make the wet homemade dog shampoo the oatmeal powder is to be mixed with equal quantity of lukewarm water. The paste can be applied directly into the coat of the dog and ensure that it reaches the surface of the skin. After 5 minutes the shampoo can be rinsed out. The coat of the dog may be wiped gently using a soft towel to make it dry. By way of using homemade dog shampoo in this method the dog’s skin will remain shiny as well as healthy and there will be no bad smell. The dog also will be comfortable with no itching or any other type of skin irritation.

Aloe Vera gel as dog shampoo

There are other recipes also for making inexpensive homemade dog shampoo. Aloe Vera gel is diluted with water and the mixture is directly applied to the fur of the pet dog. In order to create lather a little quantity of baby shampoo also can be added. Finally the coat may be rinsed thoroughly using warm water. This is an effective method for the elimination of pests and bacteria and provides relief for the dog from itching.

Dog shampoo for dry skin


This is an easy recipe for homemade dog shampoo that is ideal for dry skin. 1.5 cups of corn meal, 1 box of corn starch and 10 drops of Tea Tree Oil are mixed thoroughly and applied to the dog’s skin. Leave it for 5 minutes and then the shampoo can be rinsed out. Instead of tea tree oil any other essential oil like lemon oil, lavender oil or rosemary oil can be used.

วันศุกร์ที่ 14 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

Use Homemade Dog Shampoo and Protect the Pet Dog from Bacteria and Fleas


It is always good to have homemade dog shampoo for cleaning the skin of pet dogs. By preparing the same at home it will be quite inexpensive and the dog owner can be sure about its quality. Just like the shampoo for humans, dog shampoo also should be free of harsh chemicals like PEG, SLES, SLS etc. The chemical ingredients may cause skin allergy, corneal ulcer etc. Dog shampoo is to be made of purely natural ingredients that are biodegradable. The simplest type of homemade dog shampoo can be made by mixing antibacterial liquid hand soap, glycerin and white vinegar. All these ingredients may be mixed in warm water and the mixture can be used as the shampoo for the pet dog. The liquid hand soap eliminates the bacteria on the fur of the dog thereby neutralizing the bad odor. Glycerin has the property to make the coat soft and shiny whereas the vinegar protects the skin from itching by way of balancing the pH level. Homemade dog shampoo protects the dog from the harsh detergents that are present in the shampoo bought from the stores. The shampoo may be prepared in large quantity at home and can be kept in airtight jars in case there are a number of pet dogs.


Oatmeal shampoo

The dogs usually scratch its skin due to severe itching. The reasons for itching can be allergy, fleas, dry skin etc. If rashes are found on the skin it may be due to flea bites. Giving regular bath using best quality shampoo can give relief to the dog from itching and other skin irritations. Oatmeal shampoo is the best remedy for all skin allergies, itching etc. and it is a popular homemade dog shampoo.

Preparation and application of oatmeal shampoo

One cup of the oatmeal is to be ground to make it a fine powder. It is to be mixed with half cup of baking soda. The mixture is to be kept in an airtight container. At the time of giving a bath to the pet dog the oatmeal - baking soda mixture may be added to warm water and the powder is made to dissolve by continued stirring.
After wetting the fur of the dog the oatmeal shampoo is poured over its body and apply massage. In case of a small puppy, it can be immersed into the bath up to the shoulder so that the skin is uniformly soaked. Extreme care must be taken to prevent the homemade dog shampoo from getting into the eyes and ears of the dog. After massaging the shampoo thoroughly over the skin rinse the dog well to remove the shampoo completely. There should be no residue of oatmeal or baking soda on the skin after the bath. Giving a regular bath to the dog using this type of a homemade dog shampoo keeps the skin of the dog healthy as well as shiny and there will be no bad smell coming from the skin. The dog is also protected from itching and other types of skin irritation.

Other recipes


There are various recipes for homemade dog shampoo. The dog owners can do experiments with different types of homemade dog shampoo that contains different ingredients. Mixing liquid Castile soap, vinegar and water is another recipe for making the shampoo. The shampoo can be mixed with essential oils also like lavender oil or orange oil. These essential oils have antibacterial properties and also their characteristic odor can repel fleas and mosquitos.

วันพฤหัสบดีที่ 13 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

Homemade dog shampoos containing organic ingredients


Almost all commercial pet shampoos are made of harsh chemicals like SLS, PEG, Pthalates, SLES etc. The skin of the dog is very sensitive to these chemicals and continued application of chemical based shampoos can lead to various complications like skin allergies, burns and corneal ulcers. Dog owners the world over nowadays opt for natural shampoos for their pets so that there won’t be any allergic reactions on the dog’s fur. Since natural dog shampoos are very costly products one can make substantial savings by switching over to homemade dog shampoo. The dog shampoo can be made at home using easily available and less costly ingredients that are purely natural and cause no allergy to the dog’s skin. Dog shampoo is made at home using a host of natural products such as vinegar, bran, oatmeal, baking soda etc. Each ingredient has a specific action like deodorizing, cleansing, conditioning, eliminating the parasites etc. The common homemade dog shampoo contains 3 to 4 ingredients all of which are easily available and are inexpensive.

Dry & Wet shampoos

The homemade dog shampoo can be either dry type or wet type. The dog owners can opt for either type according to their preferences and prepare the same at home. Wet shampoos generally contain 2 – 3 ingredients mixed in water. Dry shampoo usually will have one or two dry ingredients that can be directly applied to the dog’s skin and rubbed using hands or a hand brush. When wet shampoo is used lathering as well as rinsing is required. Many pet owners use the dry shampoos in between two wet baths to neutralize the bad smell of the dog’s skin and also to prevent growth of pest.


Benefits of homemade shampoo

Homemade dog shampoo offers the best solution to keep the dog healthy as well as clean in the most cost-effective way. Since no harsh chemicals are added into the shampoo it will not cause any health hazards for the dog. The purely natural products in the home made shampoo never cause any type of irritation to the dogs. These natural ingredients keep the dog’s coat shiny, fresh and with no bad odor. The dog shampoo that is prepared using the purely natural ingredients is 100% biodegradable. Hence homemade dog shampoo is environment-friendly also. All the ingredients that are present in the shampoo are easily available and the shampoo is prepared by simply mixing the various ingredients.

Choice of ingredients


The greatest advantage of homemade dog shampoo is that while making the shampoo the dog owner personally selects all the ingredients so that there is no chance of addition of any synthetic product or harmful chemical. By way of avoiding synthetic product the shampoo will be 100% safe for the pets and the product will be environment-friendly. Moreover, the dog owner who opts to make homemade dog shampoo gets the opportunity to try a variety of ingredients and can finalize his formula for the shampoo by including the best products. The bio-degradable organic ingredients that are used to prepare dog shampoo domestically include oatmeal, apple cider vinegar, organic tea-tree oil, organic Shea butter, beta glucan, coconut oil, Aloe Vera and many other products. The simple recipes for dog shampoos require regular household ingredients only.

วันพุธที่ 12 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

The best homemade dog shampoo


It is quite usual that dogs get stinky. Regular bath is quite essential for the pet dog not only to get rid of the bad odor but also to maintain a healthy skin as well as a shiny fur. By using homemade dog shampoo dogs can have a purely natural bath. The ingredients that are used to prepare the shampoo are purely natural and when compared to the price of commercial shampoo the homemade dog shampoo is considerably inexpensive. Apart from the economic angle if other aspects are also considered it is obvious that there are many advantages in making the dog shampoo at home. The shampoo is made at home using ingredients that are not only natural products but also gentle and harmless products. Another aspect is that the process of preparation of the shampoo is neither time-consuming nor complicated. It is only simple mixing of all the ingredients. The ingredients are easily available items.

Baking soda as a dog shampoo
The purpose of applying dog shampoo is to clean the body of the pup and get rid of the bad smell of its body. The dog should appear clean and fresh. Many commercial dog shampoos are made of harmful chemicals like PEG, SLES, Paraben etc. These chemicals will cause itchy skin and eye irritation. Those who want to buy natural dog shampoo from the store will find it too expensive. Using homemade dog shampoo is the best solution to clean the pup safely, effectively and economically. Baking soda is used as an effective shampoo available for a very low price.

Application and performance
Baking soda as a low-cost homemade dog shampoo cleans the dog’s body thoroughly, keeps its coat shiny and removes the bad odor. The method of application is simple as well as easy. The baking soda is to be sprinkled over the body of the dog. Adequate care must be taken not to sprinkle the powder in the eyes and ears of the dog. Using the hand the baking soda is to be rubbed over the body of the dog. Brushing should be done finally. By this application all the dirt and parasites are removed and the dog’s coat becomes clean, soft, shiny and with no bad smell. As a homemade dog shampoo baking soda enables fast freshening of the dog’s skin. It effectively removes the bad smell of a wet dog. It can be used as a wet shampoo also just by mixing with water.
Baking soda as homemade dog shampoo has the following advantages:
  •  Not a harsh chemical but a mild purely natural product
  •  Very inexpensive when compared to commercial shampoos
  • Eliminates all the parasites on the dog’s coat
  • Neutralizes the bad smell
  • Free of fragrance
  • An easily available product
  • Method of application is very simple
  • Can be used in either form – dry shampoo or wet shampoo
  • Ensures quick freshening of the fur
  •  Not a time consuming process
  •  Grabs and removes the dirt and oil from the dog’s skin

The ingredients in the various commercial shampoos are rare products and are difficult to procure. Moreover they are very expensive. The best solution to get natural shampoo for the dog is to prepare homemade dog shampoo and application of baking soda is the easiest, cheapest and most effective method to clean as well as deodorize the dog’s skin
It is quite usual that dogs get stinky. Regular bath is quite essential for the pet dog not only to get rid of the bad odor but also to maintain a healthy skin as well as a shiny fur. By using homemade dog shampoo dogs can have a purely natural bath. The ingredients that are used to prepare the shampoo are purely natural and when compared to the price of commercial shampoo the homemade dog shampoo is considerably inexpensive. Apart from the economic angle if other aspects are also considered it is obvious that there are many advantages in making the dog shampoo at home. The shampoo is made at home using ingredients that are not only natural products but also gentle and harmless products. Another aspect is that the process of preparation of the shampoo is neither time-consuming nor complicated. It is only simple mixing of all the ingredients. The ingredients are easily available items.


Baking soda as a dog shampoo
The purpose of applying dog shampoo is to clean the body of the pup and get rid of the bad smell of its body. The dog should appear clean and fresh. Many commercial dog shampoos are made of harmful chemicals like PEG, SLES, Paraben etc. These chemicals will cause itchy skin and eye irritation. Those who want to buy natural dog shampoo from the store will find it too expensive. Using homemade dog shampoo is the best solution to clean the pup safely, effectively and economically. Baking soda is used as an effective shampoo available for a very low price.

Application and performance
Baking soda as a low-cost homemade dog shampoo cleans the dog’s body thoroughly, keeps its coat shiny and removes the bad odor. The method of application is simple as well as easy. The baking soda is to be sprinkled over the body of the dog. Adequate care must be taken not to sprinkle the powder in the eyes and ears of the dog. Using the hand the baking soda is to be rubbed over the body of the dog. Brushing should be done finally. By this application all the dirt and parasites are removed and the dog’s coat becomes clean, soft, shiny and with no bad smell. As a homemade dog shampoo baking soda enables fast freshening of the dog’s skin. It effectively removes the bad smell of a wet dog. It can be used as a wet shampoo also just by mixing with water.
Baking soda as homemade dog shampoo has the following advantages:

  •  Not a harsh chemical but a mild purely natural product
  •  Very inexpensive when compared to commercial shampoos
  •  Eliminates all the parasites on the dog’s coat
  •  Neutralizes the bad smell
  • Free of fragrance
  • An easily available product
  • Method of application is very simple
  •  Can be used in either form – dry shampoo or wet shampoo
  • Ensures quick freshening of the fur
  •  Not a time consuming process
  •   Grabs and removes the dirt and oil from the dog’s skin
The ingredients in the various commercial shampoos are rare products and are difficult to procure. Moreover they are very expensive. The best solution to get natural shampoo for the dog is to prepare homemade dog shampoo and application of baking soda is the easiest, cheapest and most effective method to clean as well as deodorize the dog’s skin

วันอังคารที่ 11 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2557

Homemade dog shampoo – for safety, lasting effect and economy


Homemade dog shampoo is prepared using only natural ingredients. By preparing the shampoo at home it can be made cost-effective since generally the natural shampoos used for dogs are quite expensive. The ingredients that are used for making this type of shampoo are mild substances and are not harmful. The shampoo not only moisturizes the dog’s skin but also restores the natural oil of the skin. As a result of regular cleaning of the fur using the Natural shampoo prepared at home the dog remains healthy and looks fresh. It will also add a pleasant odor to the dog’s skin. Since the dog’s skin is very sensitive some of the ingredients present in the commercial shampoos for dogs may cause itching and other types of negative effects. The presence of various chemicals like PEG, SLS, SLES, Paraben etc. may cause skin irritation, damage to the eye and other side effects. Homemade dog shampoo offers the best solution to provide purely natural, safe and healthy bath for the dogs.
The 4 basic ingredients

The best quality homemade dog shampoo is prepared using the following ingredients-
  •      Vinegar
  •    Vegetable glycerin
  •      Castile soap
  •      Essential oils

Both white vinegar and apple cider vinegar are purely natural products with excellent antibacterial as well as deodorant properties. Vinegar imparts shining appearance of the dog’s fur. Vegetable glycerin is the best natural product to moisturize the skin of the dog. The removal of natural oil from the dog’s skin is effectively prevented by glycerin and it maintains the skin clean healthy and soft. Glycerin is available in medical shops, soap industry as well as baking industry. Castile soap is a 100% natural soap that is made from olive oil. It is a mild soap with moisturizing characteristic. Castile shop either in liquid form or in solid form is mixed with the other ingredients to prepare all-natural homemade dog shampoo. When the shampoo is mixed with a few drops of an essential oil like lavender, rose oil, orange oil etc. it will have an aroma and after the bath the dog will feel refreshed and also will smell fresh. 



Adjust the pH
The dogs as well as the ingredients in the shampoo have varying pH levels. Those who make homemade dog shampoo have to make its pH level between 6 and 8.5. When the pH level is too low the shampoo will be more acidic in nature and it will lead to irritation of the skin. The ingredients with a pH level around 7 are the most ideal for making the shampoo. While too much of acidity in the shampoo is harmful the rather alkaline shampoo is safe. While adding the various ingredients to make the shampoo adequate care must be taken to balance the alkaline ingredients with acidic ingredients in a neutral base like water.

The easiest preparation

Homemade dog shampoo can be prepared in the easiest way by mixing equal parts of white vinegar and a good quality liquid antibacterial soap in a container and shaking the mixture well. This shampoo produces thick lather and thoroughly cleans the fur. It ensures complete removal of all the dirt and parasites and the dog gets relief from itching and other irritations. This homemade dog shampoo can be applied just like any other dog shampoo and its effect is long lasting.

วันจันทร์ที่ 17 มิถุนายน พ.ศ. 2556

homemade dog shampoo with oatmeal


lotion, natural oatmeal helps  to be able to  relieves symptoms  of  dry, itchy skin.  Most of the people   WORK WITH   The idea   within  shampoo,  and in some cases  dogs  inside  chronic skin problems, mild  or maybe  serious,  may   get pleasure from   their  benefits.  the  oatmeal shampoo  is actually  gentle enough  to utilize  every  time frame   your current  precious pooch  Specifications  bathed.
Basic Shampoo
Grind 1 cup  involving  oatmeal  In your   meals  processor  or perhaps  blender  to   Make a  fine oat flour  as well as  powder.  fill in   That   for you to  1 cup  connected with  baking soda  as well as  1/2 cup  associated with  liquid Castile soap  :   a great  organic vegetable fat cleanser  :   ALONG WITH  1 quart  of  warm water  with   the   container   with a  tight lid. Shake  effectively   to be able to  mix  your current  ingredients.  WORK WITH  them  immediately   from   ones  dog. Leave  ones  mixture  on   pertaining to   at the least   a few  minutes  earlier  rinsing  the  dog’s fur thoroughly.
Shampoo  inside  Carrier Oils
Add 1/2 ounce  associated with  pure Neem oil  –   developed   through the  Indian Neem tree  :   to help   eight  ounces  of any  oatmeal shampoo.  your  substance  naturally  repels  keys to press   AS WELL AS  fleas  within   its  strong odor.  or   fill   ones  same  amount   regarding  coconut, sweet almond, jojoba  or perhaps  olive oil instead  to   required   excess  moisture  to help   your  dog’s dry, flaky skin.  your current  mix  will certainly   from the   extra  benefit  of your  conditioner  AS WELL AS  detangler  intended for  dogs  inside   prolonged  hair.
Shampoo  throughout  Aloe Vera
Add  only two   to   3  tablespoons  of  Aloe vera gel  or even  juice  –  avoid  any kind of  commercial combinations  The item  contain alcohol  –   for you to   your own   uncomplicated  oatmeal shampoo. Aloe vera hydrates irritated, dry skin.  That  relieves pain  by  sunburn,  that  dogs  can  experience,  IN ADDITION TO  soothes skin  The idea  suffers  from  dandruff  AS WELL AS  dermatitis.
Shampoo  throughout   essential  Oils
Add  several  drops  regarding  peppermint  or maybe  lavender oil  to   the  dog’s shampoo  in order to  repel fleas  AS WELL AS  ticks. Lavender  AND  chamomile oil  furthermore  soothe irritated skiny,  IN ADDITION TO  serve  within  aromatherapy potions  to help  calm nervous  or even  agitated dogs. Peppermint  AND  ginger oil  will probably   likewise  soothe arthritis pain  throughout  older dogs.