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Top 10 shampoo brands for dogs

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For the doggy-do

There are tons of options out there for dog shampoos! We help you narrow down the choice with our top 10 list of the best dog shampoos on the market!

Best for fleas

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Rid your pup of fleas using an alcohol-free shampoo that's best for dogs with irritated skin. Vet's Best Hot Spot shampoo narrows in on problem areas to help your dog feel comfortable and back to normal. (Vitamin Shoppe, $15)


Most organic

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An organic shampoo extracted from plants and animal-based products, the organic Pet Naturals of Vermont oatmeal shampoo promises to rehydrate even the driest of coats. Gentle on a dog's skin, this shampoo is moisturizing, effective and all-natural. (, $11)


Best soap-free

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A shampoo free of soaps and detergent, the Kenic Retro Pink Pup Pet shampoo is great for keeping your dog's coat safe. Still effective, this retro bottle of shampoo does the trick when it comes to clean. (Glo-Marr Products, Inc., $10)


Most glamorous

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You love Bed Head for you, so why not go glam on your pet with Pet Head's deodorizing dog shampoo. Not only to be used out in vanity for a smooth and full coat, this shampoo also helps neutralize smells and build elasticity. (Pet Food Direct, $10)


Best for shedding

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A top-rated brand, Shed Patrol will not only keep your pup from shedding, but help him smell delicious as well. With a sweet mandarin scent, Shed Patrol helps control shedding and keeps coats healthy and strong. (FidoPaw, $18)


Best two-in-one

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A shampoo and conditioner combined, the Cloud Star brand is available in green tea, lavender or rosemary scents. Safe enough for regular use, Cloud Star will keep your pup smelling and feeling good. (, $11)


Best waterless

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Great for dogs who hate bath time, Miracle Coat spray-on waterless dog shampoo is perfect for you! Noiseless and natural, your pup can become clean with minimal effort. (Amazon, $18)


Best anti-bacterial and anti-fungal

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Relieve your pup of a bacterial or fungal infection with the help of GNC Pets anti-bacterial and anti-fungal shampoo. Made with a lavender scent, this shampoo promises to give your dog the support that he needs. (Petsmart, $18)


Best splurge

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Your pet deserves the best, so why don't you keep him clean with Paul Mitchell's very own line of dog shampoo. Made with oats, chamomile and sweet almond oil, this Super Bright Shampoo is made for dogs with light-colored coats but works on darker coats as well. (Petco, $15)


Best overall

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A favorite brand of many dog owners, the Top Paw oatmeal baking soda shampoo smells amazing and keeps dogs' coats healthy and moisturized. Something good for you and your pet, you'll both become lifelong lovers of this shampoo. (Petsmart, $2 - $21)

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