REHYDRATABLE KIBBLE: Highly palatable specialized kibble can be mixed with warm water, making it easy for older Chihuahuas to chew and eat

HEALTHY AGING: A blend of antioxidants supports healthy aging in your small dog and helps maintains cellular health

HEART HEALTH: A blend of key nutrients including taurine, EPA, and DHA helps maintain your little dog’s healthy heart

OPTIMAL STOOL: Mature dog food reduces stool odor with highly digestible proteins and precise fiber content

Royal Canin knows what makes your mature Chihuahua magnificent is in the details. This extra-small pure breed has big nutritional needs as they get older. They can benefit from the right diet for their aging teeth, senior hearts, and sensitive digestion to help keep them healthy in the golden years.

Royal Canin Chihuahua Adult 8+ dry dog food is tailor-made nutrition created just for your pure breed senior Chihuahua. Whether you have a deer head, apple head, fawn, or teacup, this exclusive breed-specific diet is uniquely formulated for your older Chihuahua, with the specific nutrients to help them thrive. The extra-small kibble is highly palatable and easily rehydratable with warm water to make it soft and easy for older tiny jaws to chew. An exclusive blend of nutrients and antioxidants promotes healthy aging and heart function. And highly digestible proteins and precise fiber content support healthy digestion to reduce unpleasant stool odors.

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Brewers rice, corn, chicken by-product meal, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, wheat gluten, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, dried tomato pomace, vegetable oil, sodium silico aluminate, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, psyllium seed husk, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), 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], L-arginine, choline chloride, hydrolyzed yeast, taurine, salt, DL-methionine, L-carnitine, L-lysine, glucosamine hydrochloride, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], magnesium oxide, GLA safflower oil, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), L-tryptophan, green tea extract, chondroitin sulfate, carotene, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3758 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 334 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Nutrient Amount
Crude Protein (min)24.0%
Crude Fat (min)14.0%
Crude Fiber (max)3.3%
Moisture (max)10.0%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min)0.13%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0.05%
Phosphorus (min)0.38%
Vitamin E (min)420 IU/kg
Taurine* (min)0.19%
Glucosamine* (min)371 mg/kg
Chondroitin sulfate* (min)4 mg/kg.

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Dog Weight Low Activity Medium Activity High Activity
2.2 lb (1 kg) 1/4 cup (24 g) 3/8 cup (28 g) 3/8 cup (31 g)
3.3 lb (1.5 kg) 3/8 cup (32 g) 3/8 cup (37 g) 1/2 cup (42 g)
4.4 lb (2 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (46 g) 5/8 cup (53 g)
5.5 lb (2.5 kg) 1/2 cup (47 g) 5/8 cup (55 g) 3/4 cup (62 g)
6.6 lb (3 kg) 5/8 cup (54 g) 3/4 cup (63 g) 3/4 cup (71 g)
7.7 lb (3.5 kg) 5/8 cup (61 g) 3/4 cup (70 g) 7/8 cup (80 g)
Chihuahua 8+ Dry Dog Food

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Customer reviews

Des mom
07 Jun 2022

My chihuahua is going on 13 yrs and shes been on royal canin good since i got her at 4 months old
06 Nov 2019

Great for my little chi!

My sweet Luna loves this and I like how it is tailored to her needs as she ages.
30 Oct 2019

Excellent Nutrition

After studying nutrition in school, my daughter, a vet tech student, recommended we give Royal Canin a try. She was a puppy mill mom who was thrown away in the trash when she outlived her usefulness, so she is skittish and scared of most things (still after 7 years of living with me). The last 2 foods she was on, she was hit and miss whether she would eat or not. At least 3 times a week she would skip at least 1 meal. Her belly would growl terribly! Since switching, I think she has missed 1 meal in the year we have used Royal Canin and she really was not feeling good that day. She has returned to normal weight and even though she has 3 teeth, she has no problem eating her hard kibble! Thank you Royal Canin!
30 Oct 2019

It works

Before starting him (Bruiser) on Royal Canin Chihuahua formula, his fur was rough, dry and dull looking. After feeding him with this formula for awhile, his fur is soft and shinny. Also, he likes the food very much. Thanks!
30 Oct 2019

23 Oct 2019

My dog loves it

Great small.kibble excellent ingredients my dogs love it
23 Oct 2019

My dog loves it

Great small.kibble excellent ingredients my dogs love it
22 Oct 2019

They LOVE it

I’ve had my chi’s on Royal Canin from day 1 and love that it has a pleasant aroma, the dogs love it, and it keeps their BMs small and solid. Awfully high price point but haven’t heard of a better brand for my fur babies.
22 Oct 2019

Awesome food

My vet recommends this food and he loves it. His bloodwork is great on this food
22 Oct 2019

Good product

Like that they make a special dry food for chihuahuas!