Doggie Shampoo Recipe
4 oz. melt and
1 tablespoon herbal shampoo
400 IU vitamin E
1/4 teaspoon liquid glycerin
essential oils of tea tree, peppermint or lavender
E is for the dog's coat. Tea tree oil has antiseptic qualities.
Peppermint helps with fleas, as does lavendar
In an old saucepan
over low heat melt the base, then add the rest of the ingredients,
stirring well. Pour into molds and allow to cool until hardened,
then remove. Experiment with shapes.
To use: Take one
wet dog and run the bar of soap around the dog's coat. You
don't want to waste lots of regular liquid shampoo, as virtually
all the soap will end up on the dog when using this bar soap.
Keep rubbing until you get the desired amount of lather, then
rinse well. As with all soap and shampoo for dogs, avoid the
For gifts: make
the soap using dog bone molds ~ this way, not only does it
look attractive, but there will be no misunderstanding of
which family member the soap is intended for.