Breed Specific Formulas
Every dog is unique. From the small, flat-faced Pug to the obesity-prone Labrador Retriever, Royal Canin Breed Health Nutrition is tailor-made to address the unique needs of pure breed dogs. These breed specific formulas benefit from the latest Royal Canin research on the selection of the best protein sources, unique nutrients and tailor-made kibbles.
Formulated for Yorkshire Terriers
Royal Canin's Yorkshire Terrier Adult Dry Dog Food is designed exclusively for pure breed Yorkshire Terriers over 10 months.
Coat health: Yorkshire Terriers' hair is known for its continuous growth and natural softness. This exclusive formula is enriched with Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA), Omega-6 fatty acids and biotin to help maintain coat health.
Satisfies fussy appetites: This breed is known to have a fussy appetite, so they need a very palatable food. Yorkshire Terrier Adult Dry Dog Food satisfies the fussiest of appetites with a combination of exceptional aromas and flavors.
Healthy aging support: Yorkshire Terriers typically have a long life expectancy, so this formula supplies a selection of nutrients to help maintain health in mature dogs.
Yorkshire Terrier muzzles are relatively short, and their teeth meet in a level bite. The kibble in this formula is designed with the optimal size, shape and texture for Yorkshire Terriers to encourage chewing.
Why Pure Breed Dogs Need Tailored Nutrition
From their personalities to their distinctive physiologies, pure breed dogs have unique characteristics that make them sought-after and beloved companions. When choosing a formula, it's important to keep in mind the unique characteristics of your breed including:
Face and Jaw: All dogs fall into two basic jaw types: Brachycephalic or mesocephalic. Breeds with short, broad muzzles (like Bulldogs) are examples of a brachycephalic jaw. Breeds with a longer muzzle (like Labrador Retrievers) are examples of mesocephalic breeds. The jaw type, and even biting patterns can affect how a breed picks up kibble.
Skin Types: The skin's most important function is to serve as a barrier of protection-but not all breeds have the same skin type. From wrinkled and folded (which traps heat and moisture) to sensitive or water resistant, precise levels of key nutrients help to support a breed's unique skin health needs.
Distinctive Coats: There's more to a coat than meets the eye. From the color and texture to undercoats, each pure breed dog has a unique coat with unique needs.
Why Royal Canin?
Over time, Royal Canin has accumulated vast knowledge about cats and dogs that only extensive research, scientific study and tireless talks with pet professionals, veterinarians and owners can provide. That knowledge led them to develop precise nutrition for cats and dogs. Each Royal Canin formula is tailored to pets' size, age, lifestyle and breed and contains more than 50 perfectly balanced nutrients for the most effective diet possible.
Their focus on science puts pets at the heart of the formulation process, choosing only ingredients that optimize the food's nutritional content. Royal Canin also continues to invest heavily in new technology to ensure their quality and food safety systems remain state-of-the-art, so pets can continue to benefit from the latest in food health and nutrition.