Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Small Breed Development Puppy Dry Dog Food

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The Royal Canin Veterinary Care Nutrition Development Puppy Small Dog formula s specifically developed to provide optimal protein, energy and other nutrient levels. This formula addresses the specific growth and development needs of your small breed puppy.

Key Benefits

  • Canine Development Puppy Small Dog is a complete and balanced, veterinary exclusive diet specifically formulated for the precise nutrition of small breed puppies
  • Features high protein digestibility, a prebiotic and additional fibers to support intestinal health in puppies with immature digestive systems
  • Appropriate levels of calcium and phosphorous to support healthy bone and joint development
  • Formula contains Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to support healthy brain development
  • Contains a synergistic antioxidant blend of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, lutein and taurine to support immune health

This product requires a veterinary prescription. Simply provide your vet's information during checkout and we'll follow up to confirm the prescription, or email a copy of your prescription to and we'll get your order out right away.

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  • Weight
    8.8 pounds
  • Brand
    Royal Canin
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Extra Small & Toy Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Sensitive Digestion, High-Protein, Prescription Food

Nutritional Info


Chicken By-Product Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn, Chicken Fat, Wheat, Wheat Gluten, Natural Flavors, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Vegetable Oil, Fish Oil, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Potassium Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Salt, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Taurine, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha-Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), Inositol, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.

Caloric Content

3,895 kcal/kg, 401 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 27.0% min
Crude Fat 18.0% min
Crude Fiber 3.3.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max

Feeding Instructions

Adult Target Weight 2 Months (Cup) 4 Months (Cup) 6 Months (Cup) 8 Months (cup) 10 Months (Cup)
2.2 lbs 1/4 3/8 1/4 1/4 1/4
4.4 lbs 1/2 1/2 1/2 3/8 3/8
6.6 lbs 5/8 3/4 5/8 1/2 1/2
8.8 lbs 3/4 7/8 3/4 5/8 5/8
11.0 lbs 7/8 1 1 3/4 3/4
13.2 lbs 1 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 7/8
15.4 lbs 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 3/8 1 1/8 1
17.6 lbs 1 1/8 1 1/8 1 1/2/ 1 1/4 1 1/8
19.8 lbs 1 1/4 1 5/8 1 5/8 1 3/8 1 1/8
22.0 lbs 1 3/8 1 3/4 1 3/4 1 3/8 1 1/4
24.2 lbs 1 1/2 1 7/8 1 7/8 1 1/2 1 3/8
26.4 lbs 1 5/8 2 2 1 5/8 1 1/2

It is recommended that your cat be fed 2 - 4 equal portions of the diet per day.

Transition Instructions

When changing to a new diet, gradually introduce the new food by mixing it with the previous food over a 5 - 7 day period.

Customer Reviews

6 Reviews 6 Reviews 4.2 out of 5 Stars

83% Recommend

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    The last two bags had tiny little bugs; I don't know what they were. The first time I thought the bugs came somewhere in my house, but when the second bag had the same little bugs, I knew it was from

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    It is so convenient to order and have such fast delivery. The product is wonderful for our puppy.

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    My puppy enjoys this food! And chewy stayed true to the delivery date will be ordering again!

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    Will definitely be ordering again. Website was user friendly and our order arrived quickly!!

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    All three of my Poodles have had this product and my new baby enjoys it too

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    This food has made a significant difference in how my dog has grown. I switched from Chicken soup for the soul because of my Vets recommendation.

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