Royal Canin® Size Health Nutrition Small Mature 8+ dry dog food

Small dogs need more than just a small kibble. They 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 Mini formulas are designed to meet the specific needs of small dogs throughout every stage of their life.
Small dogs have very distinct physiological traits such as jaw size, bone structure, digestive systems, and high energy requirements which can benefit from specialized nutrition.

  • Supports healthy aging
  • Promotes appetite satisfaction
  • Helps maintain a healthy weight
  • Kibble helps reduce tartar formation
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Dogs (weight between 9 and 22 lb) - from 8 to 12 years.

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

VITALITY SUPPORT
The content of nutrients in this formula helps small breed dogs maintain vitality and face the first signs of aging. Contains a complex of antioxidants.

ENHANCED PALATABILITY
Our special formulation and exclusive flavors help to satisfy the fussy appetite of small dogs.

MAINTAINS IDEAL WEIGHT
Helps maintain a healthy weight in small dogs by meeting their high energy needs while using L-carnitine to promote fat metabolism.

DENTAL HEALTH
Proven kibble technology helps reduce the formation of tartar.

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
With nearly 50 years of obsessive scientific research, Royal Canin continues to deliver precise nutrition for pets. Not happy with it? Then neither are we. Our formulas are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. (Contact us for more details.)

Compatible Breeds
  • CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL
  • POMERANIAN
  • HAVANESE
  • BICHON FRISE
  • MINIATURE PINSCHER
  • LHASA APSO
  • CAIRN TERRIER
  • ITALIAN GREYHOUND
  • SCHIPPERKES
  • CHINESE CRESTED
  • PEKINGESE
  • BRUSSELS GRIFFON
  • JAPANESE CHIN
  • SILKY TERRIERS
  • NORWICH TERRIERS
  • RUSSELL TERRIERS
  • TOY FOX TERRIERS
  • IRISH TERRIERS
  • ENGLISH TOY SPANIELS
  • AFFENPINSCHERS
  • DANDIE DINMONT TERRIERS
  • CESKY TERRIERS
  • NORWEGIAN LUNDEHUNDS
  • ENGLISH FOXHOUNDS
  • BOSTON TERRIER
  • WELSH TERRIERS
  • TIBETAN SPANIELS
  • MINIATURE BULL TERRIERS
  • AUSTRALIAN TERRIERS
  • NORFOLK TERRIERS
  • MANCHESTER TERRIERS
  • LAKELAND TERRIERS
  • SEALYHAM TERRIERS
  • LOWCHEN

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Feeding Guide
Recommended Daily Feeding Portion
Weight Low Activity Medium Activity High Activity
2.2 lb (1 kg) 1/4 cup (24 g) 1/4 cup (28 g) 3/8 cup (31 g)
4.4 lb (2 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (46 g) 5/8 cup (53 g)
6.6 lb (3 kg) 5/8 cup (54 g) 3/4 cup (63 g) 3/4 cup (71 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 3/4 cup (67 g) 7/8 cup (78 g) 1 cup (88 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 7/8 cup (79 g) 1 cup (92 g) 1 1/8 cups (105 g)
13 lb (6 kg) 1 cup (91 g) 1 1/8 cups (106 g) 1 3/8 cups (120 g)
15 lb (7 kg) 1 1/8 cups (102 g) 1 1/4 cups (118 g) 1 1/2 cups (135 g)
18 lb (8 kg) 1 1/4 cups (113 g) 1 3/8 cups (131 g) 1 5/8 cups (149 g)
20 lb (9 kg) 1 3/8 cups (124 g) 1 5/8 cups (143 g) 1 3/4 cups (163 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 1 1/2 cups (134 g) 1 3/4 cups (155 g) 1 7/8 cups (176 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 91 grams
100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
SIZE HEALTH NUTRITION™ SMALL ADULT 8+ is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Ingredients

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (min) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.5%
Moisture (max) 10.0%
L-carnitine* (min) 35 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Calorie Content

This diet contains 3765 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 343 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Product Reviews
Royal Canin ® Size Health Nutrition ™ Small Mature 8+ dry dog food is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 37.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gourmet Taste My doggies just love this brand. They gobble it up like it was a porterhouse steak. I will never switch from this brand!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tasting food My 4# 5 oz maltese has been on this brand for a long time. She won't eat any other brand.
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dogs love it We have a Cairn (almost 13 y/o) and Westie (almost 9y/o). Both came from puppy mills and this food has not caused any dietary issues for them. They both enjoy eating Royal Canin. We wish there was a larger bag to purchase in stores as buying small bags is very expensive esp with 2 dogs.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dogs love it! I have two small dogs, a Maltese(very fussy) with a very sensitive stomach and a dorkie( dachshund/Yorkie) who eats anything but has a tendency to overeat. They both do very well with this food. They enjoy it, their coats are nice and shiny and they’ve maintained their weight nicely.
Date published: 2018-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dogs like it buy where's the meat? At the suggestion of my vet, I put my dogs, a Cairn Terrier and a Westie, on this food. When looking at the ingredients, I don't see any real meat or veggies and fruits. They seem to be fine, so I'll continue to feed Royal Canin Mature 8+ to them.
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent My little Yorkie has allergies and so we switched her to this dry food and now she is off her abquil meds. She doesn’t chew her paws anymore and she loves the food. I would recommend this for dogs with allergies. My dog loves this food. Thank you
Date published: 2018-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone Agrees this is a WINNER I have 4 shih tzus and all are picky eaters. It is hard to find 1 food even 2 would eat but this particular one they all 4 cannot get enough of and they will all eat it without any toppers of any kind. I can also use it for treats.
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only thing my dogs eat! My dogs just love this food. We switched from another food a few years ago and they love the flavor and crunchiness of this food. It is hard to please all three of my dogs but Royal canin seemed to do it.
Date published: 2016-05-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My dog thrives on Royal Canin I switched to the Senior food for my dog last year based on our vets advice. We have used Royal Canin since we adopted our dog 7 yrs. ago and have been very pleased.
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dogs love it! I always get this product for my mature dogs (14+ years). They love it, I'm convinced that it's healthy for them, and we've never experienced any problems with it.
Date published: 2016-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My girls love it My girls have been on it from a puppy to now go 8 girls 6 Chihuahuas from 5yrs/8yrs 1 Pug 5yrs and a Pom 3yrs they love it and are all fit and playful
Date published: 2018-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good senior diet I've been using this for 2 years bows. My dogs love it. Their coat is beautiful and their Body weight is perfect I get compliments all the time.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like the small size for small mouth. Tried this for my min pin that has had issues. So glad I four d this food. Plan on getting a puppy soon. I will use Royal Cabin for it always.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from From puppy to year one My little Austin has been on Royal Canine from a puppy to now a year old ! He is healthy, active and very smart ! Thank you Royal Canine !!
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My dog LOVES it! I was referred by my vet to Royal Canin after my dog had surgery. Was worried about changing his food, picky Pom, but he loves it!!!
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Choice for my mini I have been feeding my Mini Australian Shepherd Royal Canin since i got him at 9 weeks old. He is healthy and extremely happy.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 10-year-old Pomeranian, Bridget loves this food. She is picky and has a very sensitive stomach. It is great!
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dog chow My Chi/Russel, Pepper, is 15 YO, has been on this food for over 7 years, and is doing great. Love it.
Date published: 2018-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from been using for along time keeps my beloved puppies healthy and happy it is the best on the market
Date published: 2018-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dogs eat it well My dogs are finicky eaters, but they eat this one very well. It smells great too. Very digestive.
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first choice I have 3 English bulls An this is what I have always started with never had any issues
Date published: 2018-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My rescue hack russell terrier loves this food and can’t wait to eat it every day
Date published: 2018-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I love it my dog does too she didn't really eat anything until I found this
Date published: 2016-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dog food My dog loves his Royal Canin! He has a healthy coat and lots of energy!
Date published: 2018-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My two dogs loves this brand and loves the mimi size. Easy to chew.
Date published: 2015-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great!! I always bought this, and it is amazing but it is expensive
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from dog loves it My dog is very picky but this is one she loves it always
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mix well with breed dog food
Date published: 2015-08-10
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