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Make Your Own Dog Shampoo

Clean and Deodorize Your Dog with Baking Soda


Dog shampoo should clean your dog, but it shouldn't clean out your wallet at the same time. For a low-cost dog shampoo that really works, sprinkle baking soda onto your dog's coat; and rub it in with your hands. Then, follow up with a good brushing – it'll leave your dog's coat shiny, clean and odor-free.

Why This Works

Baking soda neutralizes odors, while its gritty texture grabs and removes stuck on dirt and oils.

Benefits of Shampooing with Baking Soda

  • inexpensive
  • no harsh chemicals to irritate skin
  • fragrance-free
  • neutralizes odors, rather than covering them up
  • kills fleas naturally


1) Use to eliminate wet dog odors

2) Use for a quick freshening between baths

3) Mix baking soda with water to create a wet shampoo

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