Dog Soap

Introduction: Dog Soap

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Is your dog smelly, stinky and in need of a good wash? Well, I have just the thing – home made dog soap!

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Step 1: What You Need

110grams of melt and pour glycerin soap base (clear or white)

1 tablespoon of castor oil

1/8 teaspoon of vitamin E oil

1/4 teaspoon of liquid glycerin

10 drops of peppermint essential oil

10 drops tea tree essential oil

Some moulds like an ice cube tray, small cake moulds or jelly moulds

Non toxic soap dye or food colouring

Step 2: What to Do

Put the glycerin soap base into a microwave safe container and heat until just melted. Be careful not to boil it.

Add the castor oil, vitamin E oil, liquid glycerin, peppermint oil and tea tree oil to the melted soap base and give the mixture a good stir.

Next add in the colouring and stir.

Pour your soap mixture into the mould/s and allow it to set. This shouldn’t take too long. It will feel firm to the touch.

Step 3: Done!


Now you’re ready to try out your hand made soap on your pooch! Remember not to wash your dog too often, as it will dry out it’s skin and make sure you rinse the soap off thoroughly

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    9 Discussions

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    Navalis
    Navalis

    6 months ago

    Avoid dioxides and propylene glycol. Read the bases you use for pet products. I’d be cautious of Thickening agents and most dyes also. If you use an opaque melt chances are it has titanium dioxide. In my opinion it is never a good idea to use too much EO. Especially mints as it can affect sensitive skins. Citrus too as mentioned in recipe.
    Less is more. Pet products shouldn’t be scented like those for humans. No harm can come from lightly scented soaps. I would cut down on the EO measure. Reduce more than half of what most DIY recipes call for.

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    Ellebee80
    Ellebee80

    Question 8 months ago on Introduction

    Hello, is the PH not too high on this? I’m looking to make a dog soap using Melt and Pour but I’m worried as they have a high PH, thanks

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    SonakshiD
    SonakshiD

    Question 1 year ago on Introduction

    Can I use transparent soap base for my dog's soap

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    sassier299
    sassier299

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    My dachshund has flaky skin will this shampoo help that? Also she scratches constantly in the spring and summer. Any ideas?

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    vishious1
    vishious1

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    try oatmeal shampoo, and look at diet. you might adding a bit of olive oil too.

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    bjfence
    bjfence

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Why are dachshunds so damn stinky?! My wife likes his smell but I (and everyone else) thinks he just reeks! We'll have to try out this formulation. Thanks!

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    X_D_3_M_1
    X_D_3_M_1

    12 years ago on Introduction

    ha ha i so wanna try this. my mom still uses orange scented shampoo