SPECIALIZED SHAPE: Unique kibble shape is designed for a German Shepherd’s long, strong muzzle to encourage chewing

HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT: An exclusive complex of antioxidants, including vitamin E, helps protect puppy development of the immune system

HEALTHY DIGESTION: Aids digestion with highly digestible proteins and specific fibers to promote optimal stool quality

BONE AND JOINT: Maintains bone and joint health with glucosamine and chondroitin to support large breed bodies

Royal Canin knows what makes your German Shepherd puppy magnificent is in the details. These highly intelligent and playful puppies have big nutritional needs as they develop into faithful watchdogs. They can benefit from the right large breed growth formula to provide immune system support and bone and joint health—as well as support digestive health—all of which is important for the breed during puppyhood.

Royal Canin German Shepherd dry puppy food is tailor-made nutrition created just for your pure breed puppy. Whether you call them a German Shepherd or an Alsatian, this exclusive breed-specific diet is uniquely formulated to your puppy, 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. An exclusive mix of antioxidants and vitamin E supports their developing immune system and keeps their body growing strong. Highly digestible proteins and specific fibers maintain digestive health since this breed has a tendency to have poor stool quality. And glucosamine and chondroitin support healthy bones and joints as your puppy grows to be a big dog. Once your German Shepherd puppy is over 15 months old, transition them to Royal Canin German Shepherd Adult dog food for precise nutrition into their adult years.

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Chicken by-product meal, wheat gluten, corn, oat groats, brewers rice, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, brewers rice flour, brown rice, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, sodium silico aluminate, monocalcium phosphate, vegetable oil, calcium carbonate, pea fiber, potassium chloride, psyllium seed husk, L-lysine, salt, 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], hydrolyzed yeast (source of betaglucans), choline chloride, taurine, DL-methionine, glucosamine hydrochloride, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, manganese proteinate, ferrous sulfate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), Yucca schidigera extract, chondroitin sulfate, carotene, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3639 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 331 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Nutrient Amount
Crude Protein (min)28.0%
Crude Fat (min)14.0%
Crude Fiber (max)3.8%
Moisture (max)10.0%
Calcium (min)1.15%
Phosphorus (min)0.96%
Vitamin E (min)420 IU/kg
Glucosamine* (min)743 mg/kg
Chondroitin sulfate* (min)8 mg/kg.

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

Puppy Age Target Adult Weight
57 lb (26 kg) 77 lb (35 kg) 97 lb (44 kg)
2 Months 2 7/8 cups (262 g) 3 1/8 cups (283 g) 3 3/8 cups (304 g)
3 Months 3 1/2 cups (323 g) 4 cups (361 g) 4 3/8 cups (399 g)
4 Months 3 7/8 cups (351 g) 4 3/8 cups (396 g) 4 7/8 cups (441 g)
5 Months 4 1/8 cups (377 g) 4 7/8 cups (449 g) 5 3/4 cups (522 g)
6 Months 4 3/8 cups (400 g) 5 1/2 cups (500 g) 6 1/2 cups (593 g)
7 Months 4 1/2 cups (415 g) 5 3/4 cups (520 g) 6 3/4 cups (618 g)
8 Months 4 3/8 cups (400 g) 5 1/2 cups (503 g) 7 cups (637 g)
9 Months 4 1/4 cups (386 g) 5 3/8 cups (487 g) 6 3/4 cups (616 g)
10 Months 4 cups (365 g) 5 cups (460 g) 6 1/2 cups (596 g)
11 Months 3 5/8 cups (332 g) 4 5/8 cups (418 g) 6 cups (545 g)
12 Months 3 5/8 cups (330 g) 4 1/2 cups (416 g) 5 1/2 cups (496 g)
German Shepherd Puppy Dry Dog Food

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Customer reviews

chekre123
10 Aug 2015

Great food!

We've fed this to our puppy since we have gotten her and she loves it. She's gaining weight appropriately and has had zero health issues so far. We love the ingredients and feel safe feeding it to her as she devours it at feeding time- great food imo!