Dogs come in many sizes from X-Small, Mini, Medium to Maxi.
With this also comes the various different characteristics, lifestyles and
nutritional requirements. Royal Canin Size Health Nutrition provides dogs with
a specific diet which is measured accordingly to each of their needs.

Royal Canin Size Health Nutrition
provides dogs with exclusive Health Nutrition answers to their needs,
not only in terms of their size, age and physiological state, but also in terms
of the specific sensitivities of each population of dogs:


These very small dogs are bursting with energy and charm and weighs less than 4kg as an adult. They require balanced meals and nutrition adapted to cater to their sensitive hearts.

X-small dogs have a very short and intense growth spurt up to the first 3 months of their lives. Following the 3 months will be a slower growth stage which comes to a stop at around 10 months. Given proper nutrition, they tend to have a long life expectancy of up to 16 years.

Nutrition for x-small dogs will focus on promoting healthy digestion & transit as small dogs are prone to constipation. Kibble will contain intensified energy contents and promote overall dental health, coat condition and natural defences. Proper nutrition also provides support for the urinary tract health.

Popular x-small breeds include
the Chihuahua, Daschund or Pugs.

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Mini dogs are extremely adaptable to various kinds of lifestyles and remain a popular choice for many pet owners in this day and age. Most of the growth occurs in the first 6 months of their life and after 10 months, their birth weight will be multiplied by 20!

Specific nutrition should be provided during their fragile growth period in order to ensure a healthy development. Their life expectancy can exceed 15 years.

Nutrition for mini dogs will focus on promoting their digestive health whilst providing an enhanced palatability as they can have fussy appetites. Kibble will contain intensified energy contents and promote overall dental health and natural defences. The formula is packed with nutrients to provide support for their coat and skin condition. With the proper nutrition, they are able to maintain healthy and remain at an ideal weight.

Popular mini breeds include Shih Tzu's, Miniature Schnauzers and Miniature Poodles.

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Medium dogs have a strong character and hunger for life and are the perfect candidates for working dogs. They weigh from 11 to 25 kg in their adult form. They are also prone to skin sensitivities and require a diet that caters more towards their evolved sedentary lifestyle.

Rapid growth happens in just 12 months and a puppy's energy needs are twice as high as an adult's. Adapted nutrition such as controlled levels of calcium and phosphorous help promote optimum weight, maintain a strong immune system and healthy skin & coat.

Nutrition for medium dogs will focus on promoting their digestive health and natural defences. The kibble will support the overall mineral balance and are high in energy content for the puppies as they have a rapid short growth period. They are prone to having sensitive skin, hence the formula is adapted to provide support to help maintain healthy skin.

Popular medium breeds include Beagles, Cocker Spaniels and the French Bulldogs.

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Maxi dogs are powerful, devoted and strong.
In terms of size, an adult maxi dog can weigh from 26 to 44 kg.

They are particularly prone to sensitive digestion due to their small digestive tracts. A good quality diet which is highly digestible will support their digestive tolerance. Due to their large size, it can cause pressure on their joints, hence why an adapted nutritious diet is essential from a young stage to support healthy bone and joint growth.

Nutrition for maxi dogs will focus on promoting their digestive health and bone & joint support. The kibble contains a balanced intake of energy and minerals to support their bone and joints which are placed under stress. Aside from that, the formula is tailored to provide them with the sufficient moderate amounts of energy whilst maintaining healthy skin conditions.

Popular maxi dogs are Golden Retrievers, Boxer and German Shepherds.

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