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Royal Canin Maxi Puppy

Type of food

Dry extruded complete

Dog types

Pet dogs

Breed sizes

NOT suitable for toy breed dogs
Adult weight 1-4kg. e.g. Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
NOT suitable for small breed dogs
Adult weight 4-10kg. e.g. Beagle, Dachshund, Jack Russell
NOT suitable for medium breed dogs
Adult weight 10-25kg. e.g. Border Collie, Staffie, Springer, Vizsla
Suitable for large breed dogs
Adult weight 25-45kg. e.g. Boxer, Labrador, Greyhound
NOT suitable for giant breed dogs
Adult weight 45kg+ e.g. Bernese, Great Dane, Mastiff

Dog ages

From 2 months to 15 months

Pack sizes

4kg, 10kg & 15kg bags

RRP

15kg bags = £58.79

Nutritional rating

44%

At a glance

Not natural: Contains some added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings and/or other controversial synthetic ingredients
Not high in meat: Contains less than 30% meat ingredients (on a dry matter basis) or meat percentage is unspecified
Not hypoallergenic: Contains one or more common allergy causing ingredients or has an ingredient list that is too unclear to rule out their presence
Not clearly labelled:

It is difficult to tell exactly what is in this food due to a lack of labelling clarity.

Certified nutritionally complete: This food complies fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO

Price per day

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Nutrition

Composition

Mixing bowl:

Dehydrated Poultry Protein, Rice, Maize Flour, Dehydrated Pork Protein, Animal Fats, Maize, Vegetable Protein Isolate, Wheat Flour, Hydrolysed Animal Proteins, Minerals, Beet Pulp, Maize Gluten, Vegetable Fibres, Soya Oil, Fish Oil, Fructo-Oligosaccharides (0, 34%), Psyllium Husks and Seeds, Hydrolysed Yeast, Yeasts Extracts, Marigold Extract, Hydrolysed Crustaceans, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Hydrolysed Cartilage, Antioxidants.

As fed (BETA):

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Nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin A: 16000 IU, Vitamin D3: 1000 IU, Vitamin E: 490 mg, E1 (Iron): 45 mg, E2 (Iodine): 4, 5 mg, E4 (Copper): 14 mg, E5 (Manganese): 59 mg, E6 (Zinc): 140 mg, E8 (Selenium): 0, 08 mg.

Typical Analysis

Crude Ash: 7.7%. Crude Fibre: 2.6%. Crude Oil Fats: 16%. Protein: 30%.

Dry weight nutrients

Above average

Average

Below average

Pricing

15kg bags RRP

£58.79

Grams per day

0g

Cost per day

£

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Company info
Name: Crown Pet Foods Ltd
HQ: Somerset, UK
Parent company: Mars
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Manufacturer's product description

" ROYAL CANIN® Maxi Puppy is specially formulated with the nutritional needs of your large puppy in mind. This food is suitable for large puppies from 2 to 15 months old that will have an adult weight of approximately 26kg-44kg. ROYAL CANIN® Maxi Puppy food contains a patented complex of antioxidants - including the highly beneficial vitamin E - to support your puppy's natural defences while its immune system is immature and still developing. The combination of nutrients that contain high quality protein (such as L.I.P., known for its very high digestibility) as well as prebiotics like FOS help to support your puppy's digestive health Large puppies have a long growth period, that's why they need a diet that accounts for the implications of this period. Fortunately, ROYAL CANIN® Maxi Puppy contains a moderate energy level to meet your puppy's energy needs. A variation of ROYAL CANIN® Maxi Puppy dry food is also available depending on your puppy's lifestyle. "

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Lluís Ybero 4 months ago

Does not include Ca and P % content.

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Lisa W 4 years ago

I have to say that my puppy loves this food (although we use the Active variety) and looks and behaves beautifully on it. His stools are also perfect! I've been put off using it a couple of times and so tried Eden and Orjen both of which affected his digestion and temperament terribly! Sticking with it no matter what the reviews say now. Also my old lab was on another food, James Well Beloved Senior, which was supposedly non allergenic! But when I switched her to this brand's senior food her dry skin completely cleared up. I think you should just do what is right for your own dog. They will let you know what agrees with them and what doesn't. Make your own mind up!

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david ryan 6 years ago

Our breeder swears by this food but our puppy doesn,t seem to like it at all and i bought 2 x 20kg bags.We are giving him chicken with it,sardines,natural yoghurt and scrambled egg but he leaves kibble.Has anyone else experienced this please.

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Nick Ayres david ryan 4 years ago

Also recommended by our breeder and liked by puppy for a few months but then refused to eat it. Have tried several brands including Eden which was too rich and Canagan chicken which was rejected after a few weeks. Then switched to Canagan salmon and all seemd ok until a bad attack of gastro enteritis. Now about to switch to Burns pork and potato on advice from Vet.

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IanB Nick Ayres 3 years ago

Worth doing a bit of research into the incentives and discounts breeders get from Mars/RC, in return for their "recommendations"?

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Himanshu david ryan 3 months ago

Giving boiled meat or chicken or fish along with dog food is not recommended... Give meat or fish as treat once or twice a week and keep your dog on dog food diet.. that would probably help you

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Matthew Rhucroft 6 years ago

Interested as to why RC is rated so low here, lower than Wainwrights. RC has been perfect so far for my dog (Dobermann puppy) and my breeder uses it for her dogs. All her dogs are very healthy and look beautiful.

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Meep Matthew Rhucroft 6 years ago

Because of the unnatural ingredients, Canin's ingredient list is outdated, newer, better foods are constantly coming into the market. RC can't say what meat they've used specifically, and how much they use either, there are much better foods out there for the sky high price of this food, when you're just paying for dehydrated animal proteins and gluten.

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