Royal Canin – Dachshund Adult
R173.63 – R628.56
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Royal Canin Dachshund Adult is tailored especially for the nutritional requirements of your adult dachshund.
How it works
It’s a well-rounded blend that contains both animal and plant proteins, as well as a variety of vitamins and minerals. Glucosamine helps to support your dog’s bone and joint health. The mixture also contains green tea and grape extracts which provide antioxidants. These strengthen your dog’s immune system, while also fighting the formation of free radicals. Free radicals can cause damage to your dog’s healthy cells if not kept in check, which can eventually lead to further diseases, such as kidney infections.
A high 28% of the recipe is protein, which aids and supports your dog’s muscle tone. Additionally, the kibble design is rich in calcium chelators, or specially bonded calcium molecules, which combat the formation of tartar on your dog’s teeth. High quality ingredients, including soya and fish oil, contribute to reduced stool odour.
- nutritionally optimised specifically for your dachshund
- glucosamine and vitamin content maintains joint and bone health
- rich in antioxidants, which bolster your dog’s immune system while fending off free radical formation
- high in protein to help muscle tone
- kibble features calcium chelators – specially bonded calcium designed to reduce tartar formation
- high quality ingredients reduce stool odour.
When to use it
Your dachshund’s unique features can also sometimes be the source of health problems. The long body means that the spine can be exposed to more stress than in other breeds, particularly if your dog jumps frequently. Helping to strengthen the joints and bones through your dachshund’s diet can, therefore, be a good pre-emptive approach. Intervertebral disk disease is also very common among dachshunds, and can lead to serious spinal and movement problems. Diet can often play a part in minimising the risk of this disease developing, as overweight dogs are more at risk. The specially tailored diet of Royal Canin Dachshund Adult can certainly contribute to limiting these problems, as a result. You should always consult your vet first if your dog is displaying signs of pain around the neck, or unable to move certain limbs.
This Exclusive kibble has been developed to be perfectly adapted to the jaw of the Dachshund. It makes it easier for the Dachshund to pick up and encourages him to chew.
Joint & Bone Support
Dachshunds have short limbs and vertebrae which are subjected to severe mechanical stresses. Dachshund Adult helps support the Dachshund’s healthy bones and joints with an appropriate calcium and phosphorus content. This exclusive formula also helps maintain ideal weight.
This formula helps maintain the Dachshund’s muscle tone with an appropriate protein content. Contains L-Carnitine.
Stool & Odor Reduction
This formula helps reduce fecal smell and volume, and helps support good digestion with highly digestible proteins (LIP), an appropriate fiber content and high quality carbohydrate sources.
|Weight||Medium Activity||High Activity|
|4.4 lb (2 kg)||5/8 cup (49 g)||5/8 cup (55 g)|
|8.8 lb (4 kg)||1 cup (82 g)||1 1/8 cups (93 g)|
|11 lb (5 kg)||1 1/4 cups (97 g)||1 3/8 cups (110 g)|
|13.2 lb (6 kg)||1 3/8 cups (111 g)||1 1/2 cups (126 g)|
|17.6 lb (8 kg)||1 3/4 cups (138 g)||1 7/8 cups (157 g)|
|22 lb (10 kg)||2 cups (163 g)||2 1/4 cups (185 g)|
|1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 82 grams|
Dachshund Adult is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Rice, dehydrated poultry protein, vegetable protein isolate*, animal fats, hydrolysed animal proteins, vegetable fibres, minerals, beet pulp, fish oil, soya oil, fructo-oligo-saccharides, borage oil, marigold extract (source of lutein), hydrolysed crustaceans (source of glucosamine), green tea and grape extracts (source of polyphenols), hydrolysed cartilage (source of chondroitin). *L.I.P.: protein selected for its very high assimilation. Crude ash: 6.4%. Crude fibre: 2.9%. Crude oil fats: 14%. Moisture: 0%. Protein: 28%.
Vitamin A: 31500 IU, Vitamin D3: 800 IU, E1 (Iron): 47 mg, E2 (Iodine): 4.7 mg, E4 (Copper): 9 mg, E5 (Manganese): 61 mg, E6 (Zinc): 183 mg, E8 (Selenium): 0.1 mg – Technological additives: Pentasodium triphosphate: 3.5 g – Preservatives – Antioxidants.
|Crude Protein (min)||26%|
|Crude Fat (min)||12%|
|Crude Fiber (max)||4.1%|
|L-Carnitine* (min)||70 mg/kg|
|Glucosamine* (min)||450 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin Sulfate* (min)||25 mg/kg|
|*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.|
This diet contains 3577 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 293 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).
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