Earthbath Shampoo 101: Choosing the Best Shampoo for Your Dog

When it comes to taking care of our pups, keeping them clean and healthy is always at the top of our list. Between playtime, napping in the sun and more playtime, pups tend to make a mess and get dirty without even trying! But when it comes to finding the right pet shampoo for bath time, the number of options on the market can become overwhelming before you know it. With your pup’s unique needs, how do you know how to pick the right products to keep them clean without irritating their sensitive skin?

That’s where earthbath comes in. We’ve been helping frustrated paw-rents for 25 years and we understand that finding natural dog shampoos that actually work without harsh chemicals, cleansers or soap can be challenging. We’ve made it our mission to provide the highest-quality shampoos with the best natural and organic ingredients that we can find for your pup!

Happy doggies bathing with pet shampoo

We totally get your frustration and have seen it first-hand. That’s why we’ve put together this quick and easy guide that breaks down everything that you need to know and more about each of our dog shampoos to help you make the best possible decision of how to clean up your pup!

QUICK LIST:

2-IN-1 CONDITIONING SHAMPOO
COAT BRIGHTENING SHAMPOO
DEODORIZING SHAMPOO
DIRTY DOG SHAMPOO
HOT SPOT RELIEF SHAMPOO
HYPO-ALLERGENIC SHAMPOO
OATMEAL & ALOE SHAMPOO – FRAGRANCE FREE
OATMEAL & ALOE SHAMPOO – VANILLA & ALMOND
SHED CONTROL SHAMPOO
SOOTHING STRESS RELIEF SHAMPOO
ULTRA-MILD PUPPY SHAMPOO

 

2-IN-1 CONDITIONING SHAMPOO

Want the best of both worlds in one for your pup? Our 2-in-1 Conditioning Shampoo packs gentle plant-based & coconut-derived cleansers alongside moisturizing and conditioning ingredients.

 

2 in 1 conditioning pet shampoo

BENEFITS:

  • Shampoo and conditioner in one!
  • Conditions and detangles
  • Luscious Mango Tango fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat
  • Vitamins A, B, D and E to provide added benefits

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents and their pups who are super busy and need a quick bath time solution

 

COAT BRIGHTENING SHAMPOO

Does your pup suffer from a dull or lackluster coat? Add some shine back to their fur & pep to their step with our Coat Brightening Shampoo! 

 

coat brightening pet shampoo

BENEFITS:

  • Adds sparkle and brilliance to coats of all colors
  • Softens and detangles the coat
  • Amazing botanical lavender fragrance

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat
  • Special selection of optical brighteners to add shine to the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents and their pups who want to add shine and brilliance back to a dull coat

DEODORIZING SHAMPOO

Suffering from smelly dog syndrome? Get your pup squeaky clean & smelling amazing with our customer-favorite deodorizing pet shampoo.

 

deodorizing pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Neutralizes doggone odors 
  • Softens and detangles the coat
  • Delicious long-lasting Mediterranean Magic fragrance with rosemary oil

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Rosemary oil to provide long-lasting odor-fighting properties
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents and their pups that tend to be on the smellier side after play time

 

DIRTY DOG SHAMPOO

Is your pup the absolute best at getting dirty? Keep them squeaky clean (no matter how hard they play!) with our sweet orange oil-scented Dirty Dog Shampoo.

 

dirty dog pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Degreases and removes stains
  • Softens and brightens the coat
  • Provides relief from dry and itchy skin associated with flea bites
  • Zesty sweet orange oil fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Sweet orange oil to degrease, cleanse and remove stains while calming itchy skin
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who need extra help getting rid of pesky grease and stains after a long day of play

HOT SPOT RELIEF SHAMPOO

Are hot spots & itchiness bothering your pup? Help soothe their irritated skin while adding back much-needed moisture with this must-have natural dog shampoo.

 

Hot spot relief pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Helps soothe hot spots and skin conditions
  • Softens and brightens the coat
  • Lush natural botanical fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Tea tree oil to provide relief from itchiness and skin irritation
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who have hot spots or dry and itchy skin that need extra relief

 

HYPO-ALLERGENIC SHAMPOO – FRAGRANCE-FREE!

Is your pup ultra-sensitive when it comes to grooming products? This hypo-allergenic dog shampoo is 100% fragrance free & specially formulated to not irritate their sensitive skin or trigger allergies.

Hypo-Allergenic Pet Shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Designed for sensitive skin and allergies
  • Softens and detangles the coat
  • Free of any fragrance or coloration!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat
  • Vitamins A, B, D and E to provide added benefits without causing irritation

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Pups or paw-rents who have sensitive skin or allergies

 

OATMEAL & ALOE SHAMPOO – FRAGRANCE-FREE!

Does your pup suffer from dry, itchy & sensitive skin? This fragrance-free version of our Oatmeal & Aloe Shampoo is exactly what they need, with moisturizing ingredients that soothe the skin & soften the coat.

 

oatmeal and aloe pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Designed for sensitive skin and allergies
  • Helps relieve dry and itchy skin
  • Softens and brightens the coat
  • Free of any fragrance

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Colloidal oatmeal to soothe itchy skin and add moisture
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

 

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who have sensitive skin that is dry and itchy

OATMEAL & ALOE SHAMPOO – VANILLA & ALMOND

Does your pup need a little extra moisture in their skin & coat to help fight dry or itchy skin? Infused with soothing & moisturizing ingredients, this oatmeal shampoo is perfect for the both of you.

 

vanila and almond oatmeal and aloe pet shampoo

BENEFITS:

  • Helps relieve dry and itchy skin
  • Softens and brightens the coat
  • Delicious botanical vanilla and almond fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Colloidal oatmeal to add moisture to the skin and coat
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who have dry, itchy or irritated skin

 

SHED CONTROL SHAMPOO

Dealing with cleaning up the daily dog when sweeping? Fight shedding & dander with our Shed Control Shampoo.

 

shed control pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Helps relieve shedding and dander
  • Nourishes the skin and coat while cleansing and deodorizing
  • Lush botanical green tea and awapuhi fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Organic fair-trade shea butter and omega-6 fatty acids to nourish the skin and coat
  • Green tea, awapuhi, and ginseng extracts to nourish and detoxify the skin and coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who tend to shed or have issues with dander

 

SOOTHING STRESS RELIEF SHAMPOO

Is your pup dealing with stress, whether from bath time or just their day-to-day lives? Our lush peppermint & eucalyptus-scented shampoo will help them feel soothed & relaxed long after bath time ends.

 

soothing stress relief pet shampoo

BENEFITS:

  • Promotes relaxation and stress relief
  • Cleanses and softens the coat
  • Soothing botanical eucalyptus and peppermint fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Eucalyptus and peppermint oil to encourage relaxation and relieve stress
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with pups who tend to get stressed out during bath time or who need help relaxing

 

ULTRA-MILD PUPPY SHAMPOO

Do you have a new little puppy at home & need some extra help keeping them clean after playtime? Our Ultra-Mild Puppy Shampoo is exactly what you need, with a tearless formula & a luscious light wild cherry fragrance.

 

ultra-mild puppy pet shampoo

 

BENEFITS:

  • Extra gentle conditioning formula
  • Tearless and pH balanced for puppies’ sensitive skin
  • Softens and brightens the coat
  • Delicious light Wild Cherry fragrance!

SUPER INGREDIENTS:

  • Extra-gentle plant-derived and coconut-based cleansers
  • Organic aloe vera to soothe the skin and soften the coat
  • Vitamins A, B, D and E to provide added benefits

BEST FOR:

  • All animals over 6 weeks old
  • Paw-rents with frisky young pups who want them to be clean, happy and healthy!
Dog in the bath with shampoo bottles lined up behind

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Still feeling stuck on which shampoos to get for your pup? Feel free to reach out to us any time at support@earthbath.com and we’ll be happy to help you figure out the perfect products to get your pup to their cleanest and happiest self!

If you’re ready to get your pup or kitty the perfect pet shampoo, you can purchase earthbath at Petsmart, Petco, Amazon & other local pet-friendly retailers. To find a location that sells earthbath near you, you can easily use the Where to Buy search tool on our website.