How to Make Homemade Dog Shampoo Without Vinegar

Vinegar has a strong smell that can stick to your dog's coat for days. Mostly it is only added to dog shampoo to lower the PH levels of a detergent. You can make shampoo without it by buying a detergent that already contains the required PH levels.

Pour two cups of water into a mixing bowl

Add two tablespoons of liquid detergent and aloe vera into a mixing bowl.

Combine the ingredients by mixing it gently with a wooden spoon. Do not mix the ingredients too roughly, otherwise it will bubble up and become difficult to handle.

Items you will need

  • Mixing bowl
  • Woodenspoon
  • 2 tbsp. dish detergent with a PH of 7 to 8
  • 2 tbsp. aloe vera
  • 2 c. water


  • Keep the mixture in an airtight container.

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