One value that defines our innovation: The dog and cat comes first. For over 40 years, Royal Canin has worked with breeder partners and veterinary nutritionists to go ever further into innovation and precision to enable us to formulate nutritional solutions which perfectly meet dogs and cats’ real needs.
Puppy & Dog Care
From the time they’re born until well into their golden years, dogs’ nutritional needs are constantly changing and their food should too. That’s why we offer a full range of products designed for every dogs life stage.
Kitten & Cat Care
From the time they’re kittens until they’re mature, cats’ nutritional needs are constantly changing and their food should, too. Your cat’s health matters, and that’s why we offer a full line of nutrition designed for every life stage as well as based on thier specific breed, lifestyle or special requirements.
From the Industry
As a company that was founded by a veterinarian and that works closely with breeders, Royal Canin is committed to investing and supporting in the veterinary and breeder community.
Because of its composition, a Royal Canin Health Nutrition food provides all essential nutrients measured out with utmost precision in order to contribute every day and on a long-term basis to the well-being and health of cats and dogs, according to their age, his size, his physiological condition and his breed.
Royal Canin is a global leader in pet health nutrition. In an industry that continues to adapt to popular trends, our mission remains the same: Observing them, learning from them, respecting them and recognising their differences is quite literally our life’s work. The goal of that work is to provide every dog and cat with the nutrition that is precisely right for their individual needs – needs that vary with the pet’s breed, environment, age, weight, gender, digestion, their genetic makeup and lifestyle.
A complete food does not require any mineral supplement. An excess in mineral salts has an adverse effect on good digestibility and may even produce effects contrary to expectations.
When a food is burnt the ashes produced are the minerals that were in the food, which generally represent 5-8% of a dry food.
The minerals that are present in high quantities (calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium) are called macro elements. Those present in very low quantities –trace elements– represent a few mg/kg (or ppm), but they are essential to the functioning of the body (e.g. iron, zinc, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium).
Minerals are provided by the different ingredients in the ration.They may also be included in the form of purified salts: iron sulphate, zinc oxide, manganese oxide, copper sulphate,sodium selenite,calcium iodate, etc.
Each mineral is involved in several different functions.To keep things simple, we limit ourselves to some of the main roles the most important minerals play in the body.