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Small Adult Dry Dog Food

Royal Canin Small Adult dry dog food (formerly Mini Adult) is precise nutrition specifically made for small dogs 10 months to 8 years old weighing 9–22 lbs.

The benefits

  • Meets the high energy needs of small dogs while helping maintain a healthy weight with L-carnitine
  • Supports skin and coat health with optimal levels of fatty acids like EPA and DHA
  • Exclusive small, highly palatable kibble adapted for miniature jaws

Product description

Your small dog has some big nutritional needs. That’s because small breed dogs actually have higher energy requirements than big dogs. Not only that, these mini pooches have unique traits—and are pretty picky when it comes to what’s put in their bowl.

Royal Canin Small Adult dry dog food is formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of small breed adult dogs, as they actually require higher levels of calories per pound of body weight than large dogs. L-carnitine helps metabolize fat to help your dog maintain a healthy weight. Ideal levels of EPA and DHA support healthy skin and a beautiful, shiny coat. Plus, enhanced palatability helps satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Add a variety in texture with Royal Canin Adult Beauty wet dog food. And when your dog reaches their later years, there’s Royal Canin Small Adult 8+ and Small Aging 12+ to help keep them happy and healthy as they age.

Corn, chicken by-product meal, brewers rice, brown rice, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, wheat gluten, fish oil, vegetable oil, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, salt, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, L-lysine, choline chloride, DL-methionine, monocalcium phosphate, 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], trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], magnesium oxide, L-carnitine, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3744 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 359 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Crude Protein (min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (min) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (max) 3.4%
Moisture (max) 10.0%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min) 0.11%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min) 0.05%
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) 3/8 cup (40 g) 1/2 cup (46 g) 1/2 cup (53 g)
6.6 lb (3 kg) 5/8 cup (54 g) 5/8 cup (63 g) 3/4 cup (72 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 3/4 cup (68 g) 7/8 cup (78 g) 7/8 cup (89 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 7/8 cup (80 g) 1 cup (92 g) 1 1/8 cups (105 g)
13 lb (6 kg) 1 cup (92 g) 1 1/8 cups (106 g) 1 1/4 cups (120 g)
15 lb (7 kg) 1 1/8 cups (103 g) 1 1/4 cups (119 g) 1 3/8 cups (135 g)
18 lb (8 kg) 1 1/4 cups (114 g) 1 3/8 cups (132 g) 1 1/2 cups (149 g)
20 lb (9 kg) 1 1/4 cups (124 g) 1 1/2 cups (144 g) 1 3/4 cups (163 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 1 3/8 cups (134 g) 1 5/8 cups (155 g) 1 7/8 cups (177 g)

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Customer reviews

lmaugeri
03 Feb 2019

Dogs love it

switched all my dogs to this food and they love it. My only negative is they can't seem to keep it in stock from one day to the next.
Smile
20 Dec 2018

Good food for my Bolognese

The company has been around for a long time and that I like
Arra26
20 Dec 2018

Best dog food!

My 2 year old pekingese has severe shedding but when i decided to shift from other brand to royal canin..his shedding lessens a lot and his coat even grows longer and doubled.
Royal Canin response
A great testimonial, thank you!
Kaykayque
14 Nov 2018

Well worth the money!

I have all four of my boys on Royal Canin Small breed. I will forever recommend this product. This product has been amazing for my fur babies and their lifestyle.
BELLA 2018
10 Nov 2018

Dogs love it.

Great high end ingredients my 2 Yorkers love it and they are happy.
Bickbick
07 Nov 2018

Wonderfully tasteful and nutritious!

My dog had only eaten Royal Canine. The breeder started her on it as a puppy. She’s now six and still enjoying it.
PandLmama
06 Nov 2018

Love it

My dogs love it! It took me year and 17 different brands to finally find something my dogs would eat.
partana
05 Nov 2018

Maribel47
02 Nov 2018

Good brand

This brand was recommended by a friend so decided to give it a try. my pet seems to like it
Tammytaz
02 Nov 2018

Prefect size

Bought it in 15 lb bag. It is the only food I found that my chihuahua can hold down and gain weight. He loves it.