Royal Canin’s Starter formulas are a unique nutritional solution that meets the needs of the mother and her puppies during the first 5 stages of life: gestation, birth, lactation, weaning and growth up to 2 months.
- Nutritional support for expecting mothers and her developing puppies
- Supports high energy needs of nursing mothers
- Supports transition from mother’s milk to solid food
- Kibble easily rehydrated for young puppies
- 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
- 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
SMALL Starter is designed for small breed mothers from the end of gestation (3rd trimester) and during lactation and young puppies up to 2 months. Kibble Kibbles easily rehydrate to consistency that is very palatable for both the mother and her weaning puppies. Benefits BIRTH PROGRAM Royal Canin’s BIRTH PROGRAM is a unique nutritional solution which meets the needs of the bitch and her puppies during gestation, lactation and growth. GESTATION / LACTATION SUPPORT Nutritional profile specifically adapted for the bitch’s high energy needs at the end of gestation and during lactation. IDEAL FOR TRANSITION FROM MILK Nutritional response helps to facilitate the transition from mother’s milk to solid food. EASY REHYDRATION Kibbles easily rehydrate to a porridge-like consistency that is very palatable for both the bitch and her weaning puppies. START COMPLEXTM/MC DIGESTIVE HEALTH – NATURAL DEFENSES Developed from scientific research, Royal Canin’s START COMPLEX is a combination of nutritional elements present in mother’s milk that actively promote digestive health and help maintain the puppy’s natural defenses. Ingredients Chicken by-product meal, brewers rice, chicken fat, corn, wheat gluten, dried plain beet pulp, natural flavors, fish oil, monocalcium phosphate, vegetable oil, sodium silico aluminate, potassium chloride, salt, fructooligosaccharides, hydrolyzed yeast (source of betaglucans), L-lysine, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, niacin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid], choline chloride, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), trace minerals [zinc proteinate, manganese proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], DL-methionine, taurine, L-tyrosine, N-butyric acid, L-carnitine, carotene, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid. Calorie Content This diet contains 3995 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 364 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).