This Dry Shampoo for Dogs Will Reduce the Number of Times You Have to Bathe Your Pet

Because who wants a wet mess in their house?
By Eden Lichterman
October 28, 2020 06:00 PM
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For many dog parents, getting your pet to cooperate in the bath can be a challenge. Some dogs are afraid of water, while others don’t like the idea of being confined to a small space. That’s why Amazon shoppers started searching for a way to keep their dogs clean without having to bathe them as often. Enter: the Wahl Pet-Friendly Waterless Shampoo. This dry shampoo for dogs lets you clean your furry friend’s coat without creating a wet mess in your home.

Over 3,500 Amazon shoppers have given this waterless shampoo a five-star rating, with many raving about its fresh scent and easy application. It’s made from a blend of lavender and chamomile, and it’s both alcohol- and paraben-free. To use the dry shampoo, pump the product into your hand and massage the formula into your dog’s coat. Once it’s penetrated into the fur, wipe down your dog with a towel and brush them out. It’s as simple as that. 

“This is the best waterless, leave-in shampoo I have found,” one reviewer wrote. “It comes out as a foam, so it is easy to use. I use it for spot cleaning on my old Westie. I don't want to give her a complete bath all the time. It is not a substitute for regular bathing but works great for spot cleaning.”

Another pet parent said: “I have an Australian Shepherd, and his thick coat gets smelly fast even with regular grooming. I try not to wash him more than once a month to spare his skin, so this product is PERFECT for in between washes. I usually brush his fur out, rub a hefty amount of foam deep into his coat, wait a few minutes, and give him another quick brush. His fur fluffs right back up, it feels soft and clean, and he smells so good I can't get over it.”

Many shoppers pointed out that like dry shampoo for humans, this waterless shampoo doesn’t entirely replace the need to bathe your dog. Rather, it will help your dog stay clean for longer in between washes — which is especially helpful for dogs who are afraid of water. 

“This worked as a quick fix for my rottweiler who is terrified of water,” a reviewer wrote, adding, “It’s very hard to get him in and out of the bathtub, and since he's scared of water, it makes it even more difficult. The shampoo smells very nice, and it does appear to leave him looking clean.” 

Take it from the thousands of pet parents who swear by this dry shampoo for dogs — this stuff will make it so much easier to keep your dog clean without having to put your pet (and yourself) through the dreaded bath time experience as often. Shop the waterless shampoo for under $17 below. 

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Buy It! Wahl Pet-Friendly Waterless Shampoo, $16.67;