Can you use people shampoo for dogs?

Answer On One Hand: Dog Shampoo Is for DogsYou may be tempted to use people shampoo on your dog, but it's not a good idea. People shampoo has a different pH than dog shampoo, and over time, it will dry ou... Read More »

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Can you use shampoo for people on dogs?

On One Hand: Find a Dog ShampooThe best, most effective, way of bathing a dog is to use a dog shampoo. Dog hair is different than people hair, says Dr. Allison Kirby a veterinary dermatologist. And... Read More »

Is it OK to wash dogs with people shampoo?

On One Hand: Different pH LevelsMany vets recommend using a shampoo specifically formulated for dogs. Shampoos for humans are slightly acidic, reflecting the pH level of human skin (around 5.5). A ... Read More »

Ketoconazole Shampoo for Dogs?

Canines are susceptible to developing yeast infections in moist, warm areas such as genitals, ears and lips. Yeast cells feed on the oils on the canine's skin and rapidly multiply, causing a rash. ... Read More »

Is human shampoo bad for dogs?

Human shampoo is not bad for dogs, but it can cause irritation and dry skin. Mild baby shampoos may be used on frequently bathed dogs, but it's best to use shampoo specially formulated for dogs, si... Read More »