Royal Canin Dog Food
Royal Canin is a specialised pet food that has a breed specific range of pet food. Royal Canin has a history of forty years in pet health and nutrition. The company collaborates with experts from across the world to research and develop innovative and high quality pet food for dogs and cats. It is a pioneer of specialized large breed dog food.
Royal Canin is a brand that we would definitely recommend. They have a range of pet food that is breed specific, size specific and prescription diet specific as well. All their products have the protein level contained in them mentioned with the product name on the packaging.
Healthy dogs come from healthy puppies. Royal Canin specializes particularly in puppy food. During the crucial developmental stages, dogs need well balanced food that ensures the healthy development of muscles, a shiny coat of fur and strong bones. Large breeds in particular need the right diet for healthy growth. For this purpose, Royal Canin succeeds in providing the right kind of nutrition needed by any breed, at each stage of development.
Benefits of Royal Canin Pet Food
Some of the key benefits of Royal Canin Pet food are:
Breed Specific: Royal Canin is amongst the few brands of dog food that provide products that are breed specific and developed keeping in mind the special requirements of a particular breed.
Ingredients: Their pet food contains the basic ingredients of chicken meal, rice, chicken fat and whole grains. It is low on filler ingredients, making it a very healthy option for your pet.
Nutritional Values: Royal Canin pet food has a large range of products with different nutritional values. They also have a range of prescription diet products for pets with special needs or health conditions.
Range: While the Royal Canin range is not as exhaustive as some other pet food brands, it is very exclusive. Pet owners are unlikely to get confused with what product to choose!
Certain breeds require balanced growth so that their bone structure and musculature grows in tandem with each other. Imbalance in growth can result in severe weight problems and muscle problems as the dog approaches adulthood. This is particularly true of large breeds, where weight maintenance is very essential. For this purpose, Royal Canin offers pet food that caters to the growth needs of specific breeds. Some key advantages of the brand are:
The large breed puppy food has Lcarnitine, an ingredient that helps in the burning of fat, therefore assisting in maintaining a healthy weight level.
Immunity boosters such as Mannan-Oligosaccharides (MOS) are included along with Vitamin E and C.
Inclusion of Sodium Tripolyphosphate helps in the maintenance of dental health of the dog.
They also have size specific kibble for smaller breeds.
For puppies of large and small breeds, Royal Canin offers two products:
Digest and Skin DS Puppy: This product is for small breed puppies from weaning to adulthood, and for large breed puppies till the age of five months. The food is dry and highly digestible, and has been formulated for optimal growth. The food has a combination of pantothenic acid, niacin, choline, inositol and histidine, minerals that help in the reduction of transepidermal water loss and strengthens the barrier effect of the puppy’s skin.
Digest and Osteo Large Breed Puppy: This product is for large breed dogs over the age of five months. The ingredients include a blend of specific nutrients to help the regulation of intestinal transit and for the support of the digestive flora. The product is also enhanced with glucosamine and chondroitin. These help in the healthy development of the dog’s joints.
Royal Canin caters to thirteen breeds of dogs and three breeds of cats. Amongst the dogs, the following breeds are catered to:
3. Cocker Spaniel
5. English Bulldog
6. German Shepherd
7. Golden Retriever
8. Labrador Retriever
9. Miniature Schnauzer
12. Shih Tzu
13. Yorkshire Terrier
Products for cats cater to the following breeds:
1. Maine Coon
However, this is not all, Royal Canin offers regular cat food for various types of kittens and cats.