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15 Great Dane Owners Share Best Shampoos for Itchy & Sensitive Skin

| Published on January 23, 2023

There’s nothing worse than watching your Great Dane suffers from itchy skin allergies. We asked our community of over 800,000 Great Dane owners the following question: What shampoo do you recommend for a Great Dane with itchy or sensitive skin?

We’ve summarized the best responses below. Always remember to check with your veterinarian before making changes that affect your Great Dane’s health. iHeartDogs is reader supported, so some of the links below may be paid affiliate links at no additional cost to you. 

15 Best Hypoallergenic Shampoos for Great Danes with Itchy/Sensitive Skin

My Dane loved showers he would walk right into it and sit down I used oatmeal dog shampoo then brushed him in coconut oil .

Author: Kathryn R.

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Only bathe with soap once a month anything more they get dry skin. That’s all dogs not just danes. But oatmeal soap helps keep balance for natural oils and between use dry wipes

Author: Scheryl S.

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Our vet recommended ChlorHexadine– we got this on Amazon – worked well for us.

Author: Kelly Zachria-M.

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Anything with oatmeal and aloe

Author: Gayle L.

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Furminator de shedding shampoo used for years

Author: Jami S.

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Dr Bronners Peppermint bar soap. Sudsy and rinses completely

Author: Corinne M.

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Add a tablespoon of cold pressed coconut oil to their food.

Author: Kelly L.

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I have never shampooed my Danes I use a cloth and a spray

Author: Kimberly J C.

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My guy hasn’t had a bath in 8 years. He hates it. I walk him in the rain occasionally to his dismay. That’s the only bath he gets. LOL

Author: Angela K.

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Don’t give them a bath, use waterless shampoo foam, and wet dish towel!

Author: Ken P.

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50/50 mix apple cider vinegar and water. Put in a spray bottles and spray as needed.

Author: Dominic S.

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Mane and tail

Author: Scott R.

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Jax N’ Daisy

Author: Kristin V.

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Coal and tar and it smells great too

Author: Elizabeth M.

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Homemade Oatmeal Dog Shampoo1 Cup of Oatmeal.Cup of Baking Soda.4 Cups of Warm Water.1 Teaspoon of castile soap.10 Drops of scented fragrance (optional – but we recommend vanilla or almond, and be sure they are pet safe) I used a few drops of lavender oilBottle for storage. Try less baking soda first

Author: Karla W.

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Important note: The above suggestions were sourced from our great dane owner community. Always do your own research and check with your veterinarian before making changes that affect your great dane’s health. iHeartDogs is reader supported, so where applicable links above may be affiliate links to retailers at no additional cost to you. 

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