Exclusive kibble shape designed specifically for a German Shepherd’s long, strong muzzle to encourage chewing

Aids digestive health with highly digestible proteins and specific fibers to promote optimal stool quality

Supports healthy skin and coat with EPA and DHA from fish oil and reinforces the skin barrier with essential nutrients

Maintains bone & joint health with glucosamine and chondroitin to support large, strong bodies

Royal Canin knows what makes your German Shepherd magnificent is in the details. While these faithful watchdogs are highly intelligent and protective, they’re also big softies with thick double-layered coats. They can benefit from the right diet to support bone and joint health, maintain a healthy skin and coat, and support digestive health, all of which are important for this hardworking breed.

Royal Canin German Shepherd Adult dog food is tailor-made nutrition created just for your pure breed dog. Whether you call them a German Shepherd or an Alsatian, this exclusive breed-specific diet is uniquely formulated to your dog, with the specific nutrients to help them thrive. The unique kibble shape and texture are specially designed for your German Shepherd’s long, strong muzzle and teeth, encouraging them to chew. Highly digestible proteins and specific fibers maintain digestive health as this breed tends to have poor stool quality. Exclusive nutrients reinforce the skin barrier. EPA and DHA from fish oil help maintain skin and coat health. And glucosamine and chondroitin help support healthy bones and joints for large, athletic builds. Mix in or complement with Royal Canin German Shepherd wet dog food for a meal that’s sure to have your loyal buddy standing at attention.

Brewers rice, chicken by-product meal, brown rice, oat groats, chicken fat, pork meal, natural flavors, powdered cellulose, dried plain beet pulp, wheat gluten, fish oil, vegetable oil, sodium silico aluminate, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, L-tyrosine, 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], salt, monocalcium phosphate, hydrolyzed yeast, choline chloride, DL-methionine, taurine, 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], magnesium oxide, green tea extract, chondroitin sulfate, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3771 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 321 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Nutrient Amount
Crude Protein (min)22.0%
Crude Fat (min)17.0%
Crude Fiber (max)5.5%
Moisture (max)10.0%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min)0.17%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min)0.07%
Glucosamine* (min)743 mg/kg
Chondroitin sulfate* (min)8 mg/kg.

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

Dog Weight Low Activity Medium Activity High Activity
57 lb (26 kg) 3 1/4 cups (281 g) 4 3/8 cups (369 g) 5 cups (428 g)
66 lb (30 kg) 3 5/8 cups (312 g) 4 7/8 cups (411 g) 5 5/8 cups (477 g)
75 lb (34 kg) 4 cups (343 g) 5 1/4 cups (451 g) 6 1/8 cups (524 g)
84 lb (38 kg) 4 3/8 cups (373 g) 5 3/4 cups (491 g) 6 5/8 cups (569 g)
97 lb (44 kg) 4 7/8 cups (416 g) 6 3/8 cups (548 g) 7 1/2 cups (635 g)

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Customer reviews

02 Feb 2021

Don't Under Estimate Royal Canin German Shepherd

I purchased the German Shepherd dry food last month and was very hesitant about purchasing after reading the ingredients. My German Shepherd has experience scratching, yeast infections, dry brittle hair, large clumps of hair coming out every where. She was eating all of the so-called top dog foods with no grains (Orijen, Blue Buffalo, Zignature, Instinct, Wellness, Nutro, Raw Diet and several other brands) and none would stop the issues I was experience from her problems. A lot of expensive Vet bills and no hope of a normal life. I finally decided to give Royal Canin German Shepherd a try and within a month her coat is very shiny, no dry skin, or scratching, no hair all over the floor or carpet. Don't fall for the Meat first or sales pitch and pay for food that will not help. If you have a Pure Bred German Shepherd don't sleep on Royal Canin German Shepherd dog food.
Xenia 2017
19 Nov 2020

Excellent Packaging

I know that my pets food is fresh, I trust this food to keen my German Shepherd healthy
R Lesley
18 Feb 2020

My German Shepard Loves IT

Our German Shepard "Trooper" was on the Royal Canin Puppy dry food and now has moved to the Adult German Shepard food. He loves it and knows the time of day is is fed. Even though a little more expensive he is a fine spec of a German Shepard and so healthy. Thanks to your product Royal Canin.
R Lesley
18 Feb 2020

My German Shepard Loves IT

Our German Shepard "Trooper" was on the Royal Canin Puppy dry food and now has moved to the Adult German Shepard food. He loves it and knows the time of day is is fed. Even though a little more expensive he is a fine spec of a German Shepard and so healthy. Thanks to your product Royal Canin.
21 Jan 2020

RC GS Equals Beautiful Coat

Ok being honest here, this food make my girl’s coat shine. But she started throwing up bile wondering if it was the food making her do so I switched to purina pro sport and her coat looks bad. So I put her back on RC GS and she started throwing up bile again. I’m a bit perplexed for this is made for sensitive digestive systems. Anyone else have this issue?
09 Dec 2019

Attractive. Gets your attention.

My dog loves this food. I believe the ingredients keep him healthy and give him his beautiful shiny coat.
12 Nov 2019

Love it!

My shepherd has been on this since switching from the Royal Canin German Shepherd Puppy formula. He loves it.
03 Nov 2019

Never misses a bite.

Started feeding our dog Royal Canin as a puppy, but switched to another brand after a couple of years do to allergies and wanted to see if it was her food. The different brand did not reduce the allergies and caused our dog to gain lots of weight over a short time. We switch back to Royal Canin and continued the same exercise program and she lost all the weight in addition to a little extra. Our dog seems to be excited to be back to RC as she eats all her food without turning her nose away.
31 Oct 2019

Bread ingredients and formulas for any breed

I feed my GSD Royal canin since he was a puppy. High quality ingredients and actually feed this product to my adult dog.
31 Oct 2019