Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food

December 19, 2008  
Filed under Dog Food Reviews, Royal Canin

Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food

Royal Canin Dog Food is made and manufactured by, Royal Canin USA. Royal Canin dog food is marketed towards people looking for breed specific dog food.

Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food Review

As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.

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Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

  1. Chicken Meal
  2. Brown Rice
  3. Rice
  4. Oatmeal
  5. Wheat Gluten

Chicken Meal is the first ingredient and is a named meat ingredient. A dog’s diet needs to based on the fact that dogs need meat and protein that derives from meat.

Rice makes up the second and third ingredients. Rice is a decent quality ingredient and adds additional proteins and carbohydrates to the recipe.

Oatmeal is the first ingredient and is a decent quality ingredient. If your dog has allergies to Oatmeal Gluten one should avoid this ingredient.

Wheat is thought to be the number one cause of allergies in dogs. This ingredient should be avoided if your dog has allergies.

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Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Chicken meal, brown rice, rice, oatmeal, wheat gluten, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, chicken, natural chicken flavor, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), rice hulls, salt, anchovy oil (source of DHA), soya oil, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, cellulose, fructo-oligosaccharides, choline chloride, hydrolyzed vegetable oil (CLA), sodium tripolyphosphate, taurine, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol (source of vitamin E), inositol, niacin supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), D-calcium pantothenate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A acetate, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], borage oil, Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], glucosamine hydrochloride, L-carnitine, tea (green tea extract), chondroitin sulfate, naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols (source of Vitamin E) and citric acid, rosemary extract.

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Royal Canin MINI Dachshund 28 Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein Minimum 28.0%
Crude Fat Minimum 14.0%
Crude Fiber Maximum 5.0%
Moisture Maximum 11.0%

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Should you have a concern regarding the diet of your dog, you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site is the opinion of the author, and is presented solely for informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving professional veterinary care for your dog(s).
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