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Supports vitality with an exclusive blend of antioxidants for healthy aging to help maintain a long life

Helps maintain a healthy weight with L-carnitine to promote fat burning as metabolism slows

Exclusive small, highly palatable kibble adapted for miniature jaws

Satisfies the fussy appetites of small dogs with enhanced palatability

Small dogs have a longer life span than most larger dogs, which means they have unique nutritional needs. They have smaller bone structures and little jaws—not to mention they can be pretty picky when it comes to the food they eat, especially as they age.

Royal Canin Small Adult 8+ dry dog food (formerly Mini Mature 8+) is tailored to support your small dog’s unique traits as they age into mature adulthood. It’s formulated to help small dogs maintain a youthful vitality as they go into their senior years. An exclusive blend of nutrients and antioxidants promotes healthy aging. L-carnitine helps metabolize fat to help maintain a healthy weight. Plus, the small kibble is highly palatable, satisfying even the fussiest eaters for a meal your dog will love. Add a variety in texture with Royal Canin Mature 8+ wet dog food. And when your dog reaches their senior years, you can help keep them healthy with Royal Canin Small Aging 12+.

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.

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).

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 the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

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)

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)

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Customer reviews

Jeanie girls
25 Nov 2018

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
Calanier72
02 Nov 2018

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
Lindalou3915
02 Nov 2018

been using for along time keeps my beloved puppies healthy and happy it is the best on the market
Sassy28
31 Oct 2018

My rescue hack russell terrier loves this food and can’t wait to eat it every day
icepack15
31 Oct 2018

Dooley
31 Oct 2018

Great dog food

My dog loves his Royal Canin! He has a healthy coat and lots of energy!
LBW311
30 Oct 2018

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.
Jen4pups
03 Oct 2018

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.
Stephaniejarrin86
03 Oct 2018

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 !!
Susieqtoo37
02 Oct 2018

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.