Royal Canin MINI Indoor Puppy 27 Dog Food

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

Royal Canin MINI Indoor Puppy 27 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 Indoor Puppy 27 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 Indoor Puppy 27 Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

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

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

Chicken Meal is the second 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

Chicken Fat is going to be the main source of fat. It’s safe to say that the ingredients before this ingredient are going to make up the majority of the dog food. This is a decent quality ingredient. You want to stay away from unidentified fat sources such as, “Animal Fat”

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 Indoor Puppy 27 Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Brown rice, chicken meal, rice, chicken fat, wheat gluten, chicken, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), natural chicken flavors, anchovy oil (source of DHA), dried egg product, soya oil, sodium silico aluminate, potassium chloride, fructo-oligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, dried brewers yeast extract (source of mannan-oligosaccharides), salt, 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, 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], taurine, monosodium phosphate, L-lysine, Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], L-tyrosine, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), [preserved with mixed tocopherols (source of Vitamin E) and citric acid], rosemary extract.

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Royal Canin MINI Indoor Puppy 27 Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein Minimum 27.0%
Crude Fat Minimum 16.0%
Crude Fiber Maximum 2.8%
Moisture Maximum 10.5%
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.

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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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