Dog Shampoo for an Oily Coat

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Last Updated on June 7, 2021 by ellen

If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

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If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

Dog Shampoo for an Oily Coat

This homemade dog shampoo is very easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. It will help keep your dog’s coat shiny and clean and is intended for pups with greasy or oily coats.

What shampoo is good for dogs with oily skin?

Now, if you don’t want to make your own dog shampoo, you have a few readymade options that are available online. I really recommend these.

a wet brown dog standing in the shower

How do you get rid of oily hair on a dog?

If your dog’s coat is oily, you should definitely try a dog shampoo for an oily coat. These typically contain ingredients like oats, baking soda, natural citrus, and aloe vera. Essential oils like peppermint and eucalyptus may also be helpful.

What causes a dog’s coat to be oily?

Just like with people, your dog is producing too much sebum which is making their hair oily. This can be the result of several different types of skin disorders.

How do you bathe a greasy dog?

If your dog has an oily coat, you want to be sure that you wash them in warm water. Warm water will help break up the oil. Cold water does not do that.

So, if you’re asking “how do I get rid of my dog’s oily smell?”, you will want to use a dog shampoo for an oily coat with some type of essential oil. Both peppermint and citrus will help remove that odor.

ingredients on the counter in glass bowls

What do I need to make homemade dog shampoo?

Supplies:

  • 2 cups Warm Water
  • 1 cup Quick Oats
  • Blender
  • Container/bottle to store (can use recycled bottles)
  • Fine Strainer
  • Bowl

Note: The leftover oat mush after straining works great in dog treats or feed. Can also be fed to chickens or added to compost so that it is not wasted.

If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

Directions to make shampoo for any oily coat

Step 1: Add oats and warm water to the blender and blend until fully mixed. Allow resting for about 5 minutes after blending for the oats to soak into the water.

Step 2: Pour the oat mixture over a strainer into a bowl. You may need to use a spoon to help press it through.

Step 3: Pour oat water into the bottle. Then add soap and vitamin e to the mixture. Place the cap on the bottle and shake until fully mixed.

Step 4: Store in the fridge until ready to use.

If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

How to use oily dog shampoo

Wet your pet with water.

Shake the bottle to remix the mixture. Then pour some of the oatmeal dog shampoo on wet hair. Work in with fingers until you see a light lather. It will not have a super thick lather.

Allow it to set on their hair for 2 to 4 minutes before rinsing. Repeat with this shampoo for an oily coat as needed.

Yield: 1

Dog Shampoo for an Oily Coat

If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

If you need a dog shampoo for an oily coat, did you know that you can make your own? Check out this easy homemade dog shampoo recipe.

Prep Time 6 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 10

Materials

  • 2 cups Warm Water
  • 1 cup Quick Oats
  • 2 Tsp Vitamin E
  • 2 Tbsp Unscented Castile Liquid Soap
  • Blender
  • Container/bottle to store (can use recycled bottles)
  • Fine Strainer
  • Bowl

Tools

  • blender

Instructions

  1. Step 1: Add oats and warm water to the blender and blend until fully mixed. Allow resting for about 5 minutes after blending for the oats to soak into the water.
  2. Step 2: Pour the oat mixture over a strainer into a bowl. You may need to use a spoon to help press it through.
  3. Step 3: Pour oat water into the bottle. Then add soap and vitamin e to the mixture. Place the cap on the bottle and shake until fully mixed.
  4. Step 4: Store in the fridge until ready to use.

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