Royal Canin® Canine Care Nutrition Small Weight Care dry dog food

Size Health Nutrition Small dog food formulas are so much more than just a small kibble. Small dogs need more energy than big dogs, and they have a shorter and more intense growth period. Plus, they typically live longer than large dogs, and have a more finicky appetite. Royal Canin Small formulas are designed to meet the specific needs of small dogs throughout every stage of their life.

  • Maintains ideal weight
  • Promotes appetite satisfaction
  • Kibble helps reduce tartar formation
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

For adult and mature small breed dogs over 10 months old with a tendency to gain weight

Proven kibble technology helps reduce the formation of tartar.

Where to Buy
Size: 13 lb
Size: 2.5 lb
Product Information

Contains 12% less kilocalories than SMALL ADULT. Helps maintain a healthy weight in small dogs by meeting their high energy needs while using L-carnitine to promote fat metabolism.

Features a nutritious, satisfying formula to keep a small dog feeling fuller, longer.

Proven kibble technology helps reduce the formation of tartar.

With nearly 50 years of scientific research and observation, Royal Canin continues to deliver targeted nutrition to feed every pet’s magnificence. Not satisfied? Then neither are we. Our formulas are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. (Just contact us for more details.)

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Feeding Guide
Recommended Daily Feeding Portion
Adult Dog Weight Low Activity Medium Activity High Activity
4.4 lb (2 kg) 3/8 Cup (40 g) 1/2 Cup (48 g) 5/8 Cup (55 g)
6.6 lb (3 kg) 5/8 Cup (54 g) 3/4 Cup (64 g) 3/4 Cup (75 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 3/4 Cup (67 g) 7/8 Cup (80 g) 1 Cup (93 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 7/8 Cup (80 g) 1 Cup (94 g) 1 1/8 Cups (109 g)
14 lb (6 kg) 1 Cup (91 g) 1 1/8 Cups (108 g) 1 3/8 Cups (125 g)
16 lb (7 kg) 1 1/8 Cups (102 g) 1 3/8 Cups (122 g) 1 1/2 Cups (141 g)
18 lb (8 kg) 1 1/4 Cups (113 g) 1 1/2 Cups (134 g) 1 3/4 Cups (156 g)
20 lb (9 kg) 1 3/8 Cups (124 g) 1 5/8 Cups (147 g) 1 7/8 Cups (170 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 1 1/2 Cups (134 g) 1 3/4 Cups (159 g) 2 Cups (184 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 92 g
100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
CANINE CARE NUTRITION SMALL WEIGHT CARE is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Chicken meal, corn gluten meal, corn, pearl barley, wheat, brown rice, powdered cellulose, natural flavors, wheat gluten, chicken fat, rice hulls, dried plain beet pulp, brewers dried yeast, fish oil, vegetable oil, potassium chloride, psyllium seed husk, calcium carbonate, L-lysine, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, salt, choline chloride, DL-methionine, magnesium oxide, taurine, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin A acetate, niacin supplement, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin supplement, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], L-carnitine, trace minerals (zinc oxide, zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper sulfate, copper proteinate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), green tea extract, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min)28.0%
Crude Fat (min)9.0%
Crude Fiber (max)8.8%
Moisture (max)10.0%
L-Carnitine* (min)120 mg/kg.
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Calorie Content
This diet contains 3298 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 311 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).
Product Reviews
Royal Canin ® Size Health Nutrition ™ Mini Weight Care dry dog food is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 50.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only food my daschund will eat!! I have an over weight miniature daschund. We have tried multiple other brands of dog food to reduce her weight. This is the only food she will eat! She loves it!! I had been feeding her the Royal Canin Daschund formula, which she obviously loved too much :) She actually picked out this new food from her old. I was so shocked!! Other brands, she just sat at her food bowl and cried. This formula seems to keep her full and satisfied. It has also reduced her begging at the dinner table. We have been on this new formula for a couple of months and have seen positive results. Thanks Royal Canin. Another fabulous product!
Date published: 2015-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BIG eater gets TINY waistline! My 6 year old yorkie has joint issues, and as a result we try to keep her weight under control. She is a puppy mill rescue and after years of eating a poor diet, she is now a BIG eater! I LOVE mini weight care because she loves the food, and the volume looks like a lot in her bowl - previously I had been giving her smaller portions of regular food and she looked at my like "thats it?!". Along with her regular walks and play time, this food has helped her get back to a healthy weight and will keep her joints from unnecessary stress. THANK YOU!
Date published: 2016-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dog Loves I've been a firm Iams user for 20+ years on Aussies & Heelers. My wife through conversation with her friend said the "tear stains" on her dog would be gone with Royal Canin. I'm a skeptic because I've had great results elsewhere. But, it's her 1st dog, at 38 mind you,...I know right?!!?... a Morkie, so we went with the recommendation. I was blown away at how the dog loved it, how bright, shiny and silky her coat became. Her stool was the same texture, solid, with a bit more odor, but easy to clean up and not overpowering in it' odor. She eats when fed, isn't fat, but actually maintains her weight for a low active dog. She does like to play, but these lapdogs prefer the naps. Bottomline I'm sold. When I get me another Aussie or Heeler, Royal Canin will be the kibble.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My two shih tzus were slightly overweight. They were on the Shih Tzu formula, which they loved. I switched them to the mini weight control and they both love it & lost weight. They are maintaining their healthy weight now.
Date published: 2015-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfectly sized portions for our dogs! Our yorkie-chihuahua mix has packed on some pounds recently. We tried exercise, longer walks, extra play time, even changing to a few different dog foods. Nothing helped until we found Royal Canin Mini Weight Care! So far with her new food and longer walks she has lost over 5 pounds! Her tiny legs are happy again and shes bouncing around with the kids like she used too! So happy we found this product! We were getting very worried after our Vet said she could develop arthritis in her legs and joints. Now shes back to her old self and has a healthy weight.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Healthy choice Porkchop is a picky eater. He enjoys his food. It is a perfect size for his tiny mouth. It is a pleasure to have found a healthy food which Is enjoyed by Porkchop.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only Food I will Feed my Dogs I have been feeding my two small dogs Royal Canin for a long, long time. It really helps with my elderly dog's weight. Winning coupons would really help. On a limited social security budget it is hard to afford.
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says I've been buying this for a while to manage and maintain the weight for my Yorkies. It's been doing its job!
Date published: 2015-08-11
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