We've rounded up some of our favorite dog shampoos on the market. Much like our own shampoo preferences, the 'best' dog shampoo is dependent on what you're trying to achieve. Some of us are looking for hydration. Some of us are looking for shine. Some of us like an indulgence. So with that in mind, here are some of the best dog shampoos out there that tackle a variey of hair and skin goals.
Best shampoo for puppies: Isle of Dogs Tearless Puppy Shampoo. People love this shampoo for puppies for being tearless, soothing and for it's shine boosting benefits. There are some complaints about the super sweet scent, but it's super gentle yet effective as a puppy shampoo.
Best organic shampoo: 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo. This shampoo is made only with organic oils and essential oils and uses plant-based vegan ingredients such as organic coconut oil and organic lemongrass oil. It's also hypo-allergenic and contains no synthetics.
Best splurge shampoo: Aesop Animal Wash. We love Aesop products for ourselves, so we love that they now make a shampoo for our dogs too. It's gentle, vegan and and works great on sensitive skin. The mint and citrus scent is an added bonus.
Best for itchy skin: Vet's Best Allergy Itch Relief Shampoo for Dogs. It's an itch relief formula developed by vets using oatmeal, d-limonene and tea tree oil. It's perfect for allergy relief and soothing sensitive skin.
Best flea and tick shampoo: Richard's Organics Flea & Tick Shampoo. It's organic and paraben free, so you can keep fleas and ticks off your dog without any of the harsh chemicals. It also has no artificial color or fragrance - super effective and super simple ingredients.
Best for odor control: Nature's Miracle Supreme Odor Control. This formula is specially made to neutralize odors and combat the toughest smells. It's ideal if your dog is prone to being a little (a lot) smelly. It's made with cocoa, chamomile and oatmeal, which all help to soothe and moisturize while fighting tough odors.
Best for shine: Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Shine Dog Shampoo. Made with argan oil, which is known for its deep-conditioning abilities and vitamin A, which strengthens and regenerates skin cells. It's easy to use and has no artificial colors or dyes.