Royal Canin MINI Dental Hygiene 24 Dog Food

January 5, 2009  
Filed under Dog Food Reviews, Royal Canin

Royal Canin MINI Dental Hygiene 24 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 Dental Hygiene 24 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 Dental Hygiene 24 Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

  1. Chicken
  2. Brown Rice
  3. Brewers Rice
  4. Chicken meal
  5. Corn Gluten meal

Chicken is the first ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

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

Chicken Meal is the fourth 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.

Corn Gluten Meal is the third ingredient. Some believe that’s dog’s digestive systems have a hard time digesting this ingredient. Corn in excess has also been linked to many cases of dog allergies.

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Royal Canin MINI Dental Hygiene 24 Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Chicken, brown rice, brewers rice, chicken meal, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, natural chicken flavor, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), dried egg powder, soya oil, salmon oil, sodium silico aluminate, dried brewers yeast, potassium chloride, calcium sulfate, fructo-oligosaccharides, cellulose ,DL-methionine, salt, sodium tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, d-calcium pantothenate, niacin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), folic acid], choline chloride, Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], L-tyrosine, taurine, tea (green tea extract), L-carnitine, preserved with natural mixed tocopherols rosemary extract and citric acid.

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Royal Canin MINI Dental Hygiene 24 Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein Minimum 24.0%
Crude Fat Minimum 14.0%
Crude Fiber Maximum 3.6%
Moisture Maximum 10.0%
Vitamin E Minimum 600 mg/kg
Vitamin C* Minimum 300 mg/kg
L-Carnitine* Minimum 50 mg/kg

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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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