Dry Pet Shampoo

Dry Pet Shampoo

This recipe is for making your own dry pet shampoo. Pop it onto you stinking pet and brush it out to remove pet odours.

What you need

Baking Soda 
Pet Comb

Empty talc container


This homemade cleaning recipe is for a dry pet shampoo.

Sprinkle your stinky dog, cat or animal with baking soda (avoiding mouth and eyes) and brush it out with a pet comb or soft brush.

The baking soda lifts odours and dirt from the hair naturally without the use of a bath or liquid shampoo.

Looking for more things to hand-make and DIY for your dog? Check out some of our favorite things to make for dogs. Owning a dog can be very expensive and not only does making your own dog beds, coats and toys seem like fun, it is also a great way to save money on pet supplies too.  One of our puppy’s favorite homemade dog toy is a soda bottle ½ filled with rice. It is noisy, it flips and spins and has a spout for him to grab. 

Looking for more sewing patterns for your fur baby doggies? Check out these sewing patterns over on Etsy.

No Sew Easy Dog Bed – Quick and easy to make, you will want this soft and fluffy dog bed for every room, if you are looking for more DIY dog beds check out these articles for making your own dog beds.

DIY Dog Shampoo for sensitive skin – Even doggies have allergies and this recipe is for dogs with sensitive skin. 

Recycled TShirt – Dogs Tugga Toy This project was featured in Moderndog magazine and was so fun to make, the best part was ripping up all the old t-shirts. Such a great way to recycle.

Recycled Dog Collar – Pickup old shirts from thrift stores and make fun collars in different colors and sizes. Make sure to measure your dog’s neck before heading out so you know what size to shirt to buy. 

Check out this article on 15 dog toys you can make at home. 

No Sew Dog Wrap –  Made from old human track pants, very affordable to make.

Peppermint Dog Soap –  Stinky dogs are gone, peppermint is soothing and antibacterial too.

Dry Pet Shampoo – Sometimes they haven’t even dried from their bath before they are dirty again, this shampoo helps to brush out the grime.

Dog Cakes – Perfect for dog parties and doggie friend playdates

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Looking for pet supplies, toys, food, or gift ideas? Check these out.


  1. why not just a bath?

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