Royal Canin® Size Health Nutrition Small Starter Mother and Babydog dry dog food

Royal Canin’s Starter formulas are a unique nutritional solution that meets the needs of the mother and her puppies during the first 5 stages of life: gestation, birth, lactation, weaning and growth up to 2 months.

  • Nutritional support for expecting mothers and her developing puppies
  • Supports high energy needs of nursing mothers
  • Supports transition from mother's milk to solid food
  • Kibble easily rehydrated for young puppies
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

SMALL Starter is designed for small breed mothers from the end of gestation (3rd trimester) and during lactation and young puppies up to 2 months.

Kibble
Kibbles easily rehydrate to consistency that is very palatable for both the mother and her weaning puppies.


Where to Buy
Size: 2 lb
Size: 15 lb
Product Information
Benefits

BIRTH PROGRAM
Royal Canin's BIRTH PROGRAM is a unique nutritional solution which meets the needs of the bitch and her puppies during gestation, lactation and growth.

GESTATION / LACTATION SUPPORT
Nutritional profile specifically adapted for the bitch’s high energy needs at the end of gestation and during lactation.

IDEAL FOR TRANSITION FROM MILK
Nutritional response helps to facilitate the transition from mother’s milk to solid food.

EASY REHYDRATION
Kibbles easily rehydrate to a porridge-like consistency that is very palatable for both the bitch and her weaning puppies.

START COMPLEXTM/MC DIGESTIVE HEALTH - NATURAL DEFENSES
Developed from scientific research, Royal Canin's START COMPLEX is a combination of nutritional elements present in mother’s milk that actively promote digestive health and help maintain the puppy’s natural defenses.

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
If you are not completely satisfied with this product, Royal Canin will replace the product or refund your purchase price. Contact us for more details. Store this product in a cool, dry place.

Feeding Guide
Recommended Daily Feeding Portion for the Puppy
Age of Puppy
Adult Target Weight Before 2 weeks 2-3 Weeks 3-4 weeks 4-5 weeks 5-6 weeks 6-7 weeks 7-8 weeks After 8 weeks
2 lb (1 kg) Mother’s Milk 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1/2 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (50 g) Small Puppy
4 lb (2 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1/2 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (50 g)
7 lb (3 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1/2 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (50 g)
9 lb (4 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 5/8 cup (60 g) 7/8 cup (80 g) 1 cup (95 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 5/8 cup (60 g) 7/8 cup (80 g) 1 cup (95 g)
15 lb (7 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1 cup (90 g) 1 3/8 cups (120 g) 1 5/8 cups (145 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1 cup (90 g) 1 3/8 cups (120 g) 1 5/8 cups (145 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 91 grams

Recommended Daily Feeding Portion for the Mother
Gestation
Dog Weight Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Lactating
2 lb (1 kg) 3/8 cup (34 g) 3/8 cup (38 g) 1/2 cup (41 g) 1/2 cup (44 g) Feed Ad libitum
4 lb (2 kg) 5/8 cup (57 g) 5/8 cup (62 g) 3/4 cup (67 g) 3/4 cup (73 g)
7 lb (3 kg) 7/8 cup (77 g) 7/8 cup (84 g) 1 cup (91 g) 1 1/8 cups (98 g)
9 lb (4 kg) 1 cup (95 g) 1 1/8 cups (103 g) 1 1/4 cups (112 g) 1 3/8 cups (120 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 1 1/4 cups (111 g) 1 3/8 cups (121 g) 1 1/2 cups (132 g) 1 1/2 cups (142 g)
15 lb (7 kg) 1 5/8 cups (142 g) 1 3/4 cups (155 g) 1 7/8 cups (168 g) 2 cups (181 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 2 cups (185 g) 2 1/4 cups (201 g) 2 3/8 cups (218 g) 2 5/8 cups (235 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 91 grams
100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
SIZE HEALTH NUTRITION SMALL STARTER MOTHER & BABYDOG is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for gestation, lactation and growth including growth of large size dogs (70 lb. or more as an adult).
Ingredients

Chicken by-product meal, brewers rice, chicken fat, corn, wheat gluten, dried plain beet pulp, natural flavors, fish oil, monocalcium phosphate, vegetable oil, sodium silico aluminate, potassium chloride, salt, fructooligosaccharides, hydrolyzed yeast (source of betaglucans), 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, niacin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid], choline chloride, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), trace minerals [zinc proteinate, manganese proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], DL-methionine, taurine, L-tyrosine, N-butyric acid, L-carnitine, carotene, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 28.0%
Crude Fat (min) 20.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.4%
Moisture (max) 10.0%
Calorie Content

This diet contains 3995 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 364 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Product Reviews
Royal Canin ® Size Health Nutrition™ Mini Starter Mother and Babydog dry dog food is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! I bought this for my Shih Tzu because and she loved it. She was 2 months when I got her so this was recommended by the vet.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ideal shape for small puppies! Weaned my puppies on this product and they loved it. Made it very easy to transition. Love this product.
Date published: 2015-08-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from how much longer i have two pomereneans and when i bought them the owner gave me some mini starter mother & baby . after that i bought a pack and realized that it is up to two months of use . they are 4 and 6 months of age and am asking if it is still good to give them the product or should i change ?
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Puppy Suplement When the people says have an Puppy with 7 weeks or less its a bad thing, Royal Canin has your back with this product. My siberian husky appreciate much all the benefits here. All product dont work except royal Canin mini starter. THANKS FOR CREATING THINGS LIKE THIS
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent starter food for puppies. My female yorkie bounces back very rapidly to her prepregnancy state that it is truly amazing. The pups also grow much quicker and are very healthy with this food. Definately recomment this to anyone with small dogs who are being bred.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Healthy puppies I've been using mini starter for mother and her babies for 3 years now. All my puppies are healthy. They love the flavor. I like the fact that it can be served wet or dry. I highly recommend it to other breeders.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this.. healthy mom's and puppies I use this food and have for several years, send my puppies home on it and with it.. The owners I have of the new pups continue this great food.. and I have had 0 problems.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dog food for mothers & puppies Been buying this product 3 yrs., having heathly puppies now, litters are all born alive, great breeding program they offer, telling all my friends about this program
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy doggie I got the food from my new vet,because my 21 month old pomapoo threw up lots,and she been on this food now for a week.so far so good
Date published: 2017-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great puppy food ever. I will keep getting this one. The kibble size is perfect. I give this to all my new puppy families.
Date published: 2016-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent food I am a breeder mama and babies love it I start them on the starter mousse and then change them to the hard kibble
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best food for Digestion I breed Havanese puppies and with Royal Canin there is no diarrhea and the babies love it!! So does Mama!!
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ingredients! They only put in the good stuff. I am raising my pomskie puppies on it.I will not give them anything other than Rpyal Canin
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Tiny kibble with great nutrition for mother and puppies! So glad I got it
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the starter. Helps my puppies start eating along with the mother.
Date published: 2017-05-04
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