If you have a pup with sensitive skin, allergies, insect bites, or just dry, flaky skin this Homemade Lavender and Oatmeal Dog Bath is a great bath soak that will help soothe and heal irritated skin and restore balance to their skin’s pH level. Simply made with only 3 gentle ingredients that are good for your dog’s skin. The lavender will help relax your pet while they soak in the benefits of this healing bath. This bath not only soothes and heals skin but is cleansing and deodorizing as well. This recipe makes four moisturizing baths for your dog.
Homemade Lavender and Oatmeal Dog Bath Ingredients:
- 4 cups oatmeal
- 4 cups baking soda
- 3 Tbsp. pure lavender essential oil
Homemade Lavender and Oatmeal Dog Bath Dog Bath Directions:
Place oatmeal in a blender, food processor or coffee grinder. and pulse until it is a fine powder.
Combine ground oatmeal, baking soda, and lavender well- combining ingredients in your blender will assure a thorough mix.
To use: Scoop 1 cup of the oatmeal bath into a tub of warm water, stirring to mix well with your hand.
Place your dog in the water and try to keep them in tub for a minimum of 15 minutes, as they soak pour the oatmeal water over their body repeatedly for the full benefit.
If you feel your dog needs more of a wash, add a couple Tbsp. of unscented baby Castille soap to the bath to add suds and another layer of cleansing.
After time is up rinse your pet thoroughly with warm water, and dry gently.
Repeat once a week.
We hope that this Homemade Lavender and Oatmeal Dog Bath helps provide some relief for your dog too!
- See also: Homemade Flea Shampoo