Is Pantene Okay For Dogs

If you do not have dog shampoo and conditioner lying around and it may get tempting to use human shampoo and conditioner instead. However, before doing so you must be fully informed as to if it is safe to do that.

Using a human shampoo on dogs disrupts the acid mantle, leaving your dog vulnerable to parasites, viruses, and bacteria. It also makes their skin feel dry and flaky, which can lead to repeated scratching and abrasions.

Is it safe to use Pantene shampoo on dogs?

The short answer is yes. Acidity, or pH balance, varies among breeds, and your dog may have more acidic skin than other dogs. Frequency of use also affects reactions.

Can I use conditioner on my dog?

As with shampoo, it is important to use only doggie conditioners on your pet. The ASPCA warns pet owners that human grooming products, whether conditioner or bar soap, can lead to unpleasant skin irritation in dogs — no, thank you. Don’t take the unnecessary risk.

Natural shampoos and conditioners:

Nowadays there are many human shampoos and conditioners that tend to be on the milder side.

These include shampoos and conditioners containing ingredients such as tea tree oil and aloe vera. They do not contain as many harsh chemicals and are less likely to strip your dog’s skin of its natural oils and moisture so you can opt for them.


What human shampoo is safe for dogs?

Baby Shampoo

Baby shampoo is safe to use for a one-time bath when you’re out of dog shampoo and need to get your dog cleaned up fast. Just don’t get into the habit of using it all the time because it’s made for humans and not canines!

Is Pantene safe for animal use?

We do not believe animal tests are necessary to evaluate the safety or performance of products. Pantene does not test our products on animals. Pantene is actively working closely with governments around the world to provide alternative research methods that eliminate the need to test on animals.

What shampoos to not use on dogs?

Here are seven toxic shampoo chemicals that you should steer clear of to keep your dog’s skin healthy.
  • Methyl-chloro-isothiazolinone. …
  • Fragrance. …
  • Artificial Colors. …
  • Mea/Cocomide Dea. …
  • Mineral Oil. …
  • Formaldehyde Preservatives. …
  • Paraben Preservatives (butylparaben, methylparaben, or propylparaben)