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At Royal Canin, we believe the secret to providing cats and dogs with the best nutrition lies not in any passing fad, but in well-researched scientific fact. That’s why we always use a purely scientific approach to create diets designed to cater to the specific needs of pets of all shapes, sizes, ages, lifestyles and breeds.

From the time they’re born until they’re well into their golden years, dogs’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. That’s why we offer a full line of products designed for dogs at every life stage. 

From the time they’re kittens until they’re mature, cats’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. Your cat’s health matters, and that’s why we offer a full line of nutrition designed for every life stage. 

ROYAL CANIN® PROFESSIONAL products are specifically formulated to meet the needs of the breeding kennel and cattery.  Our innovative science-based solutions are the result of our 40-year collaboration and partnership with breeders across the globe.

As a company that was founded by a veterinarian, Royal Canin is committed to investing in the veterinary community.

Royal Canin is a global leader in pet health nutrition. In an industry that continues to adapt to popular trends in cat and dog food, our mission will remain the same; to constantly bring, through Health Nutrition and shared knowledge, the most precise nutritional solution for cats’ and dogs’ health nutrition needs, by building on constantly deepened scientific knowledge and Royal Canin’s roots in the feline and canine professional networks. 

German Shepherd Puppy

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German Shepherd Puppy

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY is designed exclusively for pure breed German Shepherd puppies from 8 weeks to 15 months

Did you know?

The young German Shepherd tends to be more sensitive to digestive upset than other breeds, and also has alkaline skin just like an adult. Large puppies like German Shepherds grow quickly, and their active lifestyle can place stress on their joints that can have lifetime effects.



The German Shepherd has a long, strong muzzle with strong teeth. The size, shape and texture of the kibbles in GERMAN SHEPHERD formulas are designed to be easy for this breed to pick up and encourage him to chew.  



Digestive health is essential during the puppy’s growth period: the digestive system is not yet fully developed and cannot absorb nutrients in the same way as adult dogs. A combination of nutrients helps support digestive health (L.I.P. proteins) and helps to maintain a balanced intestinal flora (FOS, MOS), contributing to good stool quality. The GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY formula takes into account the German Shepherd puppy’s digestive sensitivity.


The GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY formula contributes to supporting the German Shepherd puppy’s healthy bones and joints with appropriate calcium and phosphorus content. This exclusive formula also helps maintain ideal weight.


During the growth period, the puppy’s natural defenses are not yet fully developed. An exclusive complex of antioxidants (vitamins E and C, lutein and taurine) contained in the GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY formula helps to maintain the German Shepherd puppy’s natural defenses.

Dry food
Packaging size: 30.0 lb

Feeding Guide

Suggested Feeding
Adult Target Weight
Adult Target Weight
Adult Target Weight
57 lb
(26 kg)
77 lb
(35 kg)
97 lb
(44 kg)
Age in months
cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

2 + 7/8 cups
(260 g)
3 + 1/8 cups
(281 g)
3 + 3/8 cups
(302 g)
3 + 1/2 cups
(321 g)
4 cups
(359 g)
4 + 3/8 cups
(397 g)
3 + 7/8 cups
(349 g)
4 + 3/8 cups
(393 g)
4 + 3/4 cups
(438 g)
4 + 3/8 cups
(398 g)
5 + 1/2 cups
(497 g)
6 + 1/2 cups
(589 g)
4 + 3/8 cups
(398 g)
5 + 1/2 cups
(500 g)
7 cups
(634 g)
4 cups
(363 g)
5 cups
(458 g)
6 + 1/2 cups
(593 g)
3 + 5/8 cups
(328 g)
4 + 1/2 cups
(413 g)
5 + 3/8 cups
(494 g)
3 + 5/8 cups
(326 g)
4 + 1/2 cups
(407 g)
5 + 3/8 cups
(485 g)
Brewers rice, chicken by-product meal, brown rice, oat groats, corn gluten meal, wheat gluten, chicken fat, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, sodium silico aluminate, vegetable oil, pea fiber, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, monocalcium phosphate, psyllium seed husk, L-lysine, salt, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, taurine, hydrolyzed yeast, DL-methionine, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), inositol, niacin supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), D-calcium pantothenate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A acetate, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], choline chloride, glucosamine hydrochloride, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], chondroitin sulfate, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

100% Complete and Balanced

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPY Breed Health Nutrition is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3663 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 333 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 91 grams.
Analysis table Amount
Crude Protein (% min.) 28.0
Crude Fat (% min.) 14.0
Crude Fiber (% max.) 3.9
Moisture (% max.) 10.0
Calcium (% min.) 0.94
Phosphorus (% min.) 0.72
Vitamin E (IU/kg min.) 500.0
Taurine (% min.) 0.23
Vitamin C (mg/kg min.) 200.0
Glucosamine (mg/kg min.) 750.0
Chondroitin (mg/kg min.) 25.0
Lutein (mg/kg min.) 5.0
FOS (Fructooligosaccharides) (mg/kg min.) 3000.0
MOS (Mannanoligosaccharides) (mg/kg min.) 400.0