11 best shampoos for dogs

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Dogs are very active, they love walking, playing in nature, regardless of the weather. Of course, a large amount of dust and dirt settles on the coat, so you need to regularly monitor the pet's cleanliness. This is necessary not only for beauty, but also for basic hygiene, because the pet lives with you in an apartment. Particular attention should be paid to show animals. The pet industry offers a wide range of shampoos for different breeds and tasks.

Our experts have selected 11 of the best shampoos for dogs, compiling a rating based on the opinion of professional groomers, as well as feedback from the owners.

What to look for when choosing a dog shampoo

  1. The breed of the dog and the characteristics of the coat. Try to buy a shampoo designed specifically for your pet's breed, or opt for a multi-purpose product.
  2. Appointment. Make a start on what tasks the use of shampoo should solve. Antiparasitic agents will fight fleas, ticks and other blood-sucking dogs, protecting the dog. The hygienic ones will prove to be ideal for frequent use. Medicinal ones, including hypoallergenic ones, will help get rid of a variety of problems (sore skin, hypersensitivity, running hair, etc.). Dry ones will be assistants on a trip or in other cases when it is not possible to fully bathe the animal.
  3. Composition. Avoid the presence of fragrances and harsh chemicals. Try to choose shampoos with natural ingredients, then the dog will always have healthy skin and coat, and he will get maximum pleasure from washing.
  4. Manufacturer and cost. You should not save on shampoos, since not only beauty and grooming, but also the health of a four-legged friend depends on this. Give preference to trusted and well-known manufacturers who care about their reputation, putting out exceptionally high-quality products for sale.

Rating of the best shampoos for dogs

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best dry shampoos for dogs 1 Pet Head Dry Clean 827 RUB
2 Doctor vic 255 RUB
The best hygiene shampoos for dogs 1 8in1 Tea Tree oil Shampoo 548 RUB
2 BIO-GROOM Protein / Lanolin 2 439 RUB
3 MR.BRUNO 'Delicate Velvet' RUB 311
Best Medicated Dog Shampoos 1 Tropiclean 'Oatmeal' 598 r
2 Espree Knock Out (E 00175)
3 Pchelodar 390 RUB
4 Hartz Rid Flea & Tick Shampoo RUB 1,060
Best shampoos for dogs with sensitive and allergy-prone skin 1 8in1 Sensetive Shampoo 548 RUB
2 Espree Aloe Oat bath Medicated Shampoo

Best dry shampoos for dogs

Pet Head Dry Clean

Rating: 4.9

Pet Head Dry Clean

The first place in the rating category is occupied by a premium class blueberry spray shampoo that does not require rinsing. The product has a deodorant effect, so the pet's coat will smell pleasant after washing. The line contains shampoos with different scents: strawberry, yogurt, orange, etc. Natural ingredients in the composition will have a beneficial effect on the quality of the epidermis and wool, give shine and elasticity. The product is suitable for both long-haired and short-haired breeds. The convenient spray makes it easy to control the flow of shampoo by applying the right amount.

Advantages

  • does not contain petroleum products, sulfates and parabens;

  • neutral pH;

  • sufficient volume – 450 ml;

  • acceptable cost – 600 rubles.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Doctor vic

Rating: 4.8

Doctor vic

The second line goes to shampoo for express cleansing. The product is suitable for all breeds, as well as for puppies. It can be used to quickly cleanse paws and other contaminated parts after a walk. If the animal is weakened due to illness, then the use of this shampoo should also be preferred so as not to expose the dog to unnecessary stress. It has a deodorizing and conditioning effect. Natural components in the composition give the wool a well-groomed look due to shine and smoothness, and also increase the brightness of the color. Aloe Vera extract, thanks to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, eliminates itching and flaking, soothing the epidermis. Castor oil restores the hair structure, strengthens and nourishes the roots, and prevents dryness. Available as a spray.

Advantages

  • gently cleans;

  • facilitates combing;

  • affordability – 260 p.

disadvantages

  • not found.

The best hygiene shampoos for dogs

8in1 Tea Tree oil Shampoo

Rating: 4.9

 8in1 Tea Tree oil Shampoo

In the first place is shampoo, which contains tea tree oil, which has a deodorizing effect and removes itching. This is due to the content of essential oil in it, which has bactericidal and insecticidal properties, as well as α-terpinolenome. The composition also contains polyunsaturated fatty acids that strengthen and moisturize the dog's coat, giving it a healthy and well-groomed appearance. The tool perfectly relieves inflammation from tick bites, fleas and other blood-sucking parasites. The shampoo gives a generous lather, so its consumption is low, which saves money.

Advantages

  • moisturizes the skin and hair;

  • relieves irritation and soothes the skin;

  • evenly distributed;

  • affordability – 330 r.

disadvantages

  • not found.

BIO-GROOM Protein / Lanolin

Rating: 4.8

BIO-GROOM

The second position is taken by hygienic shampoo with lanolin and protein content. Recommended for use in breeds such as Yorkshire Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Maltez, Afghan Hound, Shih Tsu, etc. Can be used to wash Persian cats. Lanolin makes the long coat easy to brush and minimizes tangling and mats. The unique formula has a beneficial effect on the coat, makes it shiny, and also increases the optical brightness of any color. The base is coconut oil, which provides a thorough and gentle cleansing. The product moisturizes well, does not irritate the epidermis. For a more pronounced effect, the manufacturer recommends combining the use of shampoo with Super Cream conditioner and conditioner and BIO-GROOM oils.

Advantages

  • gives abundant foam;

  • rinses off easily and quickly;

  • nourishes and restores damaged hair;

  • suitable for puppies.

disadvantages

  • relatively expensive – 1300 p.

MR.BRUNO 'Delicate Velvet'

Rating: 4.7

MR.BRUNO 'Delicate Velvet'

The third in the ranking is a conditioner shampoo, designed specifically for puppies, as well as for dogs that are prone to allergic reactions. Suitable for most breeds. The composition contains D-panthenol, which carefully cares for the delicate skin and hair of the little four-footed friend. Biotin relieves itching, flaking, irritation, softens, nourishes and strengthens the roots, and also gives intensity to the color and makes the hair elastic and vibrant. The product is characterized by mild and natural detergent components that provide thorough and gentle cleansing without damaging the protective properties of the skin. The shampoo has a pleasant, unobtrusive aroma of green tea.

Advantages

  • has a regenerating effect;

  • does not irritate the mucous membrane of the eyes upon contact;

  • facilitates combing;

  • does not contain dyes;

  • sufficient volume – 350 ml;

  • affordability – 340 p.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Best Medicated Dog Shampoos

Tropiclean 'Oatmeal'

Rating: 4.9

Tropiclean 'Oatmeal'

In first place in the category is the medicated oatmeal shampoo with tea tree oil. The formula is based on a soft natural component – coconut extract. It provides gentle and effective cleansing without disturbing the skin's natural protective barriers. Salicylic acid is used as an additive, which solves the problem of flaking and itching. The shampoo soothes sensitive skin prone to allergies. Natural oat extract provides the normal regulation of the sebaceous glands due to minerals and trace elements. And vitamin E is the main assistant in caring for the skin and hair, as it provides the necessary nutrition.

Advantages

  • 70% organic;

  • does not wash off antiparasitic agents from wool;

  • does not contain soap;

  • sufficient volume – 355 ml;

  • acceptable cost – 600 rubles.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Espree Knock Out (E 00175)

Rating: 4.8

Espree Knock Out (E 00175)

The second line is taken by dry medical shampoo, which contains essential oils of mandarin and cinnamon. They are well-known natural antioxidants, and they also help to effectively destroy blood-sucking and other parasites. The product is available in a convenient spray form, which ensures economical consumption. The composition contains substances that provide protection against ultraviolet radiation. Does not contain alcohol and aggressive chemical compounds. Safe for dog health. It is odorless and therefore does not irritate the animal's sensitive olfactory system.

Advantages

  • indelible;

  • suitable for puppies from the first month of life;

  • easy to use;

  • acceptable cost.

disadvantages

  • does not replace full bathing.

Pchelodar

Rating: 4.7

Pchelodar

The third position goes to an antibacterial shampoo containing chlorhexidine-5%, as well as propolis extract and allantoin. The components provide a prophylactic and therapeutic effect, relieve the dog's skin from various diseases. Chlorhexidine has a bactericidal effect by fighting off microorganisms that cause epidermal problems. Propolis extract reduces the growth of bacteria, as it has a pronounced fungicidal, analgesic, antipruritic, anti-inflammatory and wound healing effect. Allantoin soothes, protects, moisturizes and softens the skin and hair of the animal, and accelerates cell renewal. Provitamin B5 and herbal extracts provide the necessary nutrition to the hair roots, strengthening them.

Advantages

  • high efficiency;

  • enhances the natural shine of the coat;

  • does not contain aggressive chemical components;

  • affordability – 400 rubles.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Hartz Rid Flea & Tick Shampoo

Rating: 4.6

Hartz Rid Flea & Tick Shampoo

The fourth in the category is shampoo with a pleasant and unobtrusive pine needles aroma. It copes well with ticks, fleas and other parasites. At the same time it deodorizes the coat, making it elastic, shiny and well-groomed. Thanks to the active substances included in the composition, it relieves the skin and hair from various diseases. It has a calming effect, so if your dog experiences itching and flaking, this shampoo is ideal. The only drawback noted by users is mucosal irritation, so care should be taken not to get the product in the eyes of the animal.

Advantages

  • suitable for puppies from two months of age;

  • natural ingredients;

  • gives abundant foam;

  • large volume – 530 ml;

  • acceptable cost – 500 rubles.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Best shampoos for dogs with sensitive and allergy-prone skin

8in1 Sensetive Shampoo

Rating: 4.9

8in1 Sensetive Shampoo

In the first place is a shampoo specially formulated for dogs allergic to traditional products. Contains aloe vera extract, which soothes the epidermis and protects it from damage. With regular use, your dog's coat becomes soft and naturally shiny. It also contains glycerin, which moisturizes and softens the skin. Dog owners note that the shampoo is easy to use and sparingly used, although the volume is quite small. Suitable for all breeds, including puppies.

Advantages

  • only natural ingredients;

  • does not contain dyes and flavors;

  • gives abundant foam;

  • easy to wash off;

  • acceptable cost – 490 r.

disadvantages

  • small volume – 250 ml.

Espree Aloe Oat bath Medicated Shampoo

Rating: 4.8

Espree Aloe Oat bath Medicated Shampoo

The second position in the category is taken by shampoo, which is developed for dogs with dry sensitive skin. The formula contains oat and aloe protein extracts to help restore the skin's natural balance. The product can be diluted without fear of loss of properties. The composition also contains panthenol, which conditions the animal's hair and makes it soft, jojoba moisturizes and softens, and vitamins of groups A, D, E nourish and strengthen the roots. The pleasant and light scent does not irritate the dog's sensitive sense of smell. The manufacturer notes that only high quality and natural ingredients were used for the production, which will not harm the health of the pet.

Advantages

  • effectively cleans;

  • facilitates combing;

  • gives abundant foam;

  • acceptable cost – 700 r.

disadvantages

  • not found.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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