GROOMING: 10 Gentle Dog Grooming Products for Sensitive Skin

best dog shampoos for sensitive skin

Is your pooch a bit of a sensitive soul? Lots of dogs react badly to commercial pet shampoos, mainly because they haven’t been properly formulated to suit a dog’s natural skin pH levels. Many also contain strong chemicals that can strip and irritate a dog’s skin and coat.

Thankfully, you can now opt for a new breed of premium dog grooming products, made using only the best ingredients, including essential oils, soothing oatmeal and aloe vera. To help you choose, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best gentle dog grooming products for your sensitive pooch.

Best Natural gentle dog shampoos for sensitive skin

1. Dog Shampoo by Sofee & Co – US$14.99

2. Oatmeal and Aloe Conditioner, Fuzzyard – AU$13.59

3. Deluxe Grooming Bundle by Dogtails – US$50.00

4. All Dogs Shampoo by Brott Barcelona – €12.95

5. Sensitive dog shampoo by Ivory Coat – AU$24.90

6. Shampoo Bar by Good Clean Dog – US$7.95

7. Oatmeal Dog Shampoo by Harry Barker – US$14.00

8. Sensitive Shampoo for Puppies, Cats and kitten, WildWash – £14.95

9. Organic Revitalising Dog Shampoo by Pure Light Botanics – £16.00

10. Sensitive Dog Shampoo & Conditioner by Essential Dog – AU$28.95

Does your dog have sensitive skin? What’s your favourite grooming product? Tell us in the comments below!

Sara is the Founder & Editor of StyleTails. A writer, design-lover and long-time animal-hugger, Sara launched StyleTails in 2012 to inspire people live a more beautiful life with their four-legged friends. Along with her canine sidekick George, a rescue Yorkie with a big attitude, Sara regularly commentates on luxury pet product and lifestyle trends and has been featured in Elle Decoration, BBC Radio, and is also an expert contributor to WGSN, the leading design trend forecaster.


  • Reply May 7, 2015

    Joy @Paws and Prada

    Bruce is a typical Airedale Terrier and definitely struggles with sensitive skin – especially in the spring and summer. I’m going to have to try a couple of these and see how he gets on with them! Thanks for sharing.

    • Reply May 8, 2015

      Sara White

      Firstly – love the name Bruce! What a guy. Secondly, yes please do give them a whirl and report back to us on which one agreed with him most. We’d love to hear. Sara

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