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Supports healthy aging in senior small dogs with EPA, DHA, and a complex of antioxidants

Helps maintain kidney health with controlled phosphorous levels

Nourishes skin and coat with optimal levels of essential fatty acids from fish oil

When small breed dogs reach their senior years, their nutritional needs change. They may be slower, but the right diet can help them stay active and vibrant throughout the later stage of adulthood.

Royal Canin Small Aging 12+ dry senior dog food (formerly Mini Aging 12+) is tailored to support healthy aging in your small dog. This scientific formula helps small senior dogs maintain their vitality through an exclusive blend of nutrients with EPA, DHA, and antioxidants, and helps maintain healthy kidneys with a controlled phosphorous level. Optimal levels of essential fatty acids from fish oil nourish their skin and coat for a lustrous shine. Not only that, this small kibble is highly palatable and easily rehydratable: Just add warm water for a soft, easy-to-chew meal your pint-sized senior dog will love. And for even more variety, give them Royal Canin Mature 8+ wet dog food.

Brown rice, corn, corn gluten meal, brewers rice, chicken by-product meal, chicken fat, wheat gluten, wheat, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, dried tomato pomace, vegetable oil, calcium sulfate, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, L-arginine, 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-lysine, salt, choline chloride, hydrolyzed yeast, L-tryptophan, taurine, magnesium oxide, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], DL-methionine, GLA safflower oil, L-tyrosine, green tea extract, L-carnitine, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3661 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 308 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

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 (32 g)
4.4 lb (2 kg) 1/2 cup (41 g) 1/2 cup (47 g) 5/8 cup (54 g)
6.6 lb (3 kg) 5/8 cup (56 g) 3/4 cup (64 g) 7/8 cup (73 g)
8.8 lb (4 kg) 7/8 cup (69 g) 1 cup (80 g) 1 1/8 cups (91 g)
11 lb (5 kg) 1 cup (82 g) 1 1/8 cups (94 g) 1 1/4 cups (107 g)
13.2 lb (6 kg) 1 1/8 cups (94 g) 1 1/4 cups (108 g) 1 1/2 cups (123 g)
15.4 lb (7 kg) 1 1/4 cups (105 g) 1 1/2 cups (122 g) 1 5/8 cups (138 g)
17.6 lb (8 kg) 1 3/8 cups (116 g) 1 5/8 cups (134 g) 1 7/8 cups (153 g)
19.8 lb (9 kg) 1 1/2 cups (127 g) 1 3/4 cups (147 g) 2 cups (167 g)
22 lb (10 kg) 1 5/8 cups (137 g) 1 7/8 cups (159 g) 2 1/8 cups (180 g)

Royal Canin Size Health Nutrition Small Aging 12+ Dry Dog Food

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Customer reviews

04 Oct 2018

Love it!

I have two elderly toy poodles. One has congestive heart failure. My vet recommended this food. Both dogs love it, and are doing very well on it.
31 Aug 2018

quality food picky dog loves!

Feeding this to all three of my fur babies and they all love it! My poodle mix is my picky eater but he sticks his head in the bag when I open it up he is so excited to eat its really awesome!
Princesses mom
21 Jun 2018

Our Chihuahua loves it!

Our veterinarian suggested this Royal Canin for our 14-year-old 7 pound Chihuahua, it’s the mini, 12 year plus ! we never saw her eat like this in all the years we have had her!!! she absolutely LOVES it! Thank you for making such a perfect food for our dogs!
07 May 2017

new lease of life

cannot believe the difference this food has made to my Jack Russel , She is 14yrs old & was just managing to walk could not jump onto setee or into car. After 3wks feeding ageing 12+ she is like loosing 5yrs running &chasing rabbits through bushes again. Well worth just to see her like this. Have told a few other people have met. Am well impressed my wife said she is going to start feeding me some
02 May 2017

I have been using this product for several years for my Chihuahuas. They have eaten Royal Canin since they were young.
05 Feb 2017

23 Dec 2016

07 Oct 2016


MY DOGS (4) LOVE IT. I also found I had to watch my cats, so I got some Baby Cat for my kittens
14 May 2016

One of the best!

My 12 year old Havaneese has been feed Royal Canin line since birth. Excellent diet choice. Because of it, I've never had to supplement with vitamins and have never had issues with food allergy, skin or coat troubles. My dog is older but hasn't skipped a beat! I know his food is to thank for most of it!
10 May 2016


Both my 12 year old Maltese and my 8 year old chihuahua have been eating royal canin dry dog foods now since puppies! I truly stand by the products that Royal Canin offer. Both dogs have been in great health and I strongly believe that is due to the high level of quality of the food they eat. Just like humans it's important for our loved pets to do the same to enjoy a healthy life! Thank you Royal Canin!