Can I Use Human Soaps And Shampoos On My Dog?

December 11, 2019


The answer to this question is quite simple – You can, but make sure you don’t.

The thing is that human toiletries like soaps and shampoos are bad for your canine friend since canines have higher skin pH levels.

However, there are some human-oriented products that are safe to use on your pooch. Let’s see which exactly.


Castile soaps are pretty safe since they are plant-oil-based and detergent free. Detergents are a big no-no for your furry friend as they contain agents that break down natural oils on the skin and hair, and these agents may harm your dog’s skin. Most commercial soaps and shampoos contain detergents, so make sure you don’t use them on Fido.

Good Old Pine Tar Soups

These old-fashioned soaps confirm that old products our grandmas used are almost always better and healthier than modern ones.

These old-school fragrant soaps are great for dog bath care and are highly recommended by groomers and dog enthusiasts around the globe. It also does wonders if your pooch has developed some skin condition and he doesn’t respond well to prescribed medication.

Pine tar soaps are a safe bet as they are all handmade with all-natural ingredients, which means they won’t disrupt doggy pH, however, make sure you check the label for detergents and other questionable items, just to be on the safe side.

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5 years ago

is it possible to use the shampoo for all the breeds?