Is there anything better than the fresh puppy smell? I don’t think so! We all are aware of how dogs love to run and roll around in the mud or jump in a puddle. And with all this fun session, a shower isn’t that far. There are several dog shampoo available in the market but there’s no harm in making your own instead. DIY Dog Shampoo is easier than you think and smells great as well. Let’s know more! Never Use Human Shampoo On DogsAs compared to humans, dog’s skin is more alkaline.Due to this, your dog needs a milder shampoo. The pH level of dog’s skin is different from ours.Human shampoos will be acidic for dogs and can cause skin irritations/rashes. Why Make Your Own Dog Shampoo?Extra chemicals in your dog’s shampoo can be harsh for their skin and overall health. With an organic homemade dog shampoo, you can rest assured that your dog is safe from harmful chemicals. Also, making a dog shampoo won’t take a lot of time, is pocket friendly and can be made with a handful of everyday ingredients. Below are some ingredients that are great for a dog shampoo :Garlic – It is an effective ingredient that will make your homemade dog shampoo smell fantastic. It also helps to prevent dog skin and coat diseases.Argan oil – It is used as a thickening agent, to moisturize and improve the scalp health.Coconut oil – It is used as a conditioner to soften your dog’s coat. Also, due to the richness in fatty acids, it will leave your dog’s coat soft and shiny.Olive oil – To enhance the shine of your dog’s coat, you can add a few drops of olive oil to your dog shampoo. It also gives that fresh puppy smell. Oatmeal DIY Dog shampooIngredients required: 1 cup of uncooked oatmeal 1/2 cup of baking soda 1 Liter of warm waterTake oats powder or grind the oats into a fine powder in a bowl and add some baking soda. Pour slightly warm water and stir until it becomes a paste. Pour it in a spray bottle and shake thoroughly to mix. After that, wet your dog’s coat and spray the homemade dog shampoo, avoiding his eyes. Work it well into his coat creating a thick lather except the face. Let it sit for a few minutes, rinse off and pat dry. Homemade dog shampoo for dry skinIf your dog has sensitive skin and his fur gets dry quickly, check if you are bathing her too often.Avoid bathing your dog too often as it can make the coat dry by stripping off natural oils. Products such as oatmeal and glycerine can be added to your dog shampoo.These products soothe the itchy, dry or sensitive skin and help to maintain healthy skin naturally.Most of the homemade shampoos use vinegar to deodorize and enhance shine. If you have any doubt, feel free to drop them in the comment section!