Royal Canin MINI Weight Care 30 Dog Food

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

Royal Canin MINI Weight Care 30 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 Weight Care 30 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 Weight Care 30 Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

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

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.

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

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.

Chicken is the fourth 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 the fifth ingredient. Rice is a decent quality ingredient and adds additional proteins and carbohydrates to the recipe.

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Royal Canin MINI Weight Care 30 Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Chicken meal, oatmeal, corn gluten meal, chicken, brown rice, rice hulls, rice, natural chicken flavor, chicken fat, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), dried brewers yeast, anchovy oil (source of EPA/DHA), pea fiber, fructo-oligosaccharides, potassium chloride, flax seed, calcium carbonate, sodium tripolyphosphate, choline chloride, salt, DL-methionine, dried egg product, salmon meal, magnesium oxide, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), niacin supplement, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2)], Trace Minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate], L-carnitine, tea (green tea extract), marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.) , preserved with natural mixed tocopherols (source of Vitamin E) and citric acid, rosemary extract.

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Royal Canin MINI Weight Care 30 Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein Minimum 30.0%
Crude Fat Minimum 11.0%
Crude Fiber Maximum 7.8%
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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