Royal Canin

The ethos of the Royal Canin brand is based on its unique vision of the dog and the cat: the conviction ...

Approval Rate: 73%

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    Mon Oct 17 2011

    Royal Canin's Babycat was pretty good - soft enough to draw up in a syringe for feeding a very tiny, very stubborn kitten. However, the price for the ingredents of the retail line isn't that great (I know nothing about the prescription line, so I can't comment on that). I also think seperate foods for different breeds is kinda...well, retarded. Breed disparity in cats is FAR less than that in dogs, so I don't see the justification for different foods for cats.

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    Sun Nov 07 2010

    My dog loves it and this is really the only dry food she will eat!!!!! The ingredients are pretty good(comapred to Iams) and my dog did well on it too!

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    Sun Oct 10 2010

    can only say dogs are carnivors,not pidgeons,and the price is awful..

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    Tue Jul 20 2010

    It is horrible for dogs because it causes allergic reactions and many illnesses. Go to this site also

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    Wed Jul 14 2010

    I bought the German Shepherd 24 two weeks ago in the hopes that it would help my dog, who has extremely sensitive skin. I have always fed her canned food/cooked meat since she refused kibble the entire time I've had her. Royal Canin was recommended to me since it was supposedly good for shepherds and took their health problems into consideration. The only reason I'm giving the product a 1/5 (other than the fact I can't pick zero) is because it is extremely palatable. This is the only kibble my dog has ever eaten. However, that is the only positive thing I can say about it. Within two weeks, my dog began to refuse to eat, her fur started to fall out in clumps, and she developed hot spots for the first time in her lfe. After a $200 vet bill it was determined that switching her to Royal Canin was the cause of this, she had a bad allergic reaction to the food. I have since switched back to a canned/cooked diet and she is already improving. While this product may work well for dogs ... Read more

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    Wed Jun 23 2010

    6-23-10 So here is an update! Gabby, our boxer, LOVES this food so the switch went very easy!! In fact, after only 3 days, she started picking out the RC food and leaving the other, so the preference was clear!! Same allergies, not better, not worse! No oddities with being on this food. Stool is firm and small still. She does not seem to seek out the kleenex so the additional ingredients must be good with her bodily requirements. Skin Vet says any food switch may not produce improvements or declines in allergies right away...that it sometimes takes up to 3 months to completely push an already set in allergen OUT of the system or for that matter, produce new symptoms so we will try it for the next few months and see what happens...could be we are dealing with a "seasonal" or "non-seasonal yet non-food" allergy anyway! BUT, as far as the food goes, it seems to be a good quality, sound food. As I said before, for the disagree responses to this...all people and pets will react... Read more

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    Mon May 31 2010

    In May 2010, I purchased Royal Canin German Shepherd 24 (33 lbs bag), with its NEW marketing gold bag. I have fed my 7 y.o. German Shepherd Royal Canin since he was a puppy and have been pleased with his weight, hair coat etc... This NEW marketing advertises Ultra Digestible, tailor made kibble. I used up the prior bag of Royal Canin (red-white-blue bag prior) and began feeding this NEW Royal Canin 24 on or about May 17. On May 19th, my German Shepherd went off his food, diarrhea, throwing up, loosing weight and refusing to eat or drink. He (Shadow) was weak and refusing to get up acting listless and overall weak, not his normal purky self, with lack luster eyes and no energy. I took samples of his feces to the vet. and took Shadow into the Veterninary Hospital. He was treated with IV, medication for 8 days, blood work, etc... that cost $233.00. I thought Shadow had gotten into some poison or what ever. Within two days of feeding rice-boiled chicken-cottage cheese-and medicati... Read more

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    Thu May 27 2010

    I have a 1yr old male chihuahua, and when he first came home he was on puppy milk of course. As he began to grow I wasn't sure what food brand I would be feeding him so I started him off on Cesars soft food which he loved for about a week!!! Then I purchased puppy chow which I know now is not a very good brand food that will give my dog the nutrion he needs, he seemed to take it very well for about three days!!!! So I purchased Iams and sure enough he ate that for about a week before he decided he was no longer going to eat it. By this point I was at my wits end and stressed because he didn't want to eat, he spent three whole days without having any solids, just drinking water. I refused to purchase a diffrent brand of food because I thought he was just being a picky eater, but when he went from almost 4lbs to almost 2lbs I had to give in and this is when I was suggested Royal Canin chihuahua #28. I figured it couldn't hurt to try it and it was a plus that it was specifically formulate... Read more

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    Wed Mar 31 2010

    HI! I have a very picky AFGHAN HOUND puppy who is now 4.5 months old! afghan hounds are picky eaters and not for ex. labs (aka' Ill eat anything'). my puppy prefers fresh and raw meats, but I am not going to do a all raw food diet because of cost and no room in freezer although I wish we would - since thats the ultimate BEST! However my puppy has been on Costcos chicken superior adult and puppy food but is eating it reluctantly. the food has meats as its nr.1 and 2 ingrediens! Our breeder recommended it. I have been feeding our other dog nutro and I loved that food, our dog liked it but it basically eats everything and it did have HOT SPOTS. Coat was shiny, stools was as normal. i think frequent(3 times a day). I have now tried so called superior foods to get my afghan puppy interested. I didnt feed him in the morning and waited till 11 am. to feed. I put 3 bowls down for him with Wellness, BLUE, and INNOVA. He didnt touch BLUE. he ate very little of Wellness and ate all the Innov... Read more

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    Mon Mar 15 2010

    Just bought Royal Canin 25 for Golden Retriever in the 'new gold packaging'. Be AWARE - it is not just the color of the packaging that has changed. The largest bag size is now 30 lbs - no longer 35 lbs, however, it still costs as much as the 35 lbs bag did - 14% less food for the same price (purchased retail at Petsmart). The formulation has changed too. "Oat" has been replaced with 'Oatmeal'; dried tomato pomace and borage oil are no longer listed as ingredients. Will be looking for a different brand when this bag has run out.

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    Sun Feb 28 2010

    My Bulldog mix has been on RC for a few months now - the wet and dry duck and potato. Long story short she is doing well on this food. Her coat does not shed as much and her skin is not as dry as it used to be so her overall level of comfort has been significantly improved. She does not have the loose and overly frequent stools that she used to have and she also does not have the horrible gas anymore. Dogs are all unique with complex systems so this food may not work for everyone but has been a positive in terms of my dogs health issues.

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    Thu Feb 18 2010

    Just wanted to bring to readers attention the fact that the formulas in US and Canada seem to be slightly different from the rest of the world. For starters the worldwide version contains the preservatives Potassium Sorbate, Propyl Gallate and BHA(a suspected carcinogen, banned in some countries) In the US they have Royal Canin Mini Puppy 33 ingredients.... Chicken meal, brown rice, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, chicken, rice, dried egg product, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), natural chicken flavors, wheat gluten, anchovy oil (source of EPA/DHA), dried brewers yeast, potassium chloride, sodium silico aluminate, flax seed, salt, fructo-oligosaccharides, choline chloride, L-lysine, taurine, salmon meal, dried brewers yeast extract (source of mannan-oligosaccharides), Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin A acetate, niacin supplemen... Read more

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    Sat Feb 06 2010

    Royal Canin is a food that has been over marketed and over-hyped. It is not a great food, and it is EXPENSIVE! It has corn-gluten meal in it and also their foods do not lead with two proteins sources. A 50lb dog on their Adult dog food is supposed to eat 3-4 cups a day, that is ridiculous! Blue Buffalo, Canidae and Solid Gold are ½ that!!!! And they are less expensive per pound! I will not use a vet that promotes their food. I suggest that people start taking labels of holistic foods to their vet and asking them to educate themselves so that they can actually help pets! Good foods: Blue Buffalo, Canidae, Solid Gold, Pinnacle, Wellness, the Natura products, Ultramix, Acana, Orijen and many more. Read your labels! No corn, wheat, soy or bi-products!!!!

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    Thu Jan 28 2010

    I have a white boxer. Along with all the normal health problems associated with the breed, the whites also get seasonal and skin allergies as well. I got her as a foster and then ended up keeping her. Her previous owner had her on Pro Plan Small Breed puppy because she loses weight so quickly (no health problems just extremely high metabolism). The Pro Plan was giving her a stomach rash. I switched her over to Nutro Natural Choice (a food my shepherd did very well on). This made her get a skin rash and lose weight even with the High Energy formula. She was on Natural Choice (Duck & Potato)-no allergies but continued to lose weight. On Avoderm puppy and adult formulas-no allergies, terrible gas and still no weight. Eukanuba Boxer, Wellness (two different formulas), Nature's Recipe, Bil Jac... the list is extensive. It was a battle finding a food that didn't cost an arm and a leg for this dog. I am a dog trainer and took a nutrition class during my training so I was baffled. R... Read more

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    Sat Jan 23 2010

    with some web sites saying this is one of the worst dog foods it's a bunch of BS this is the best brand of dog food my mom has a chihuaua and i have a border collie. we used to feed them the other foods and there skin and coat were not has shinny and now the dry skin is gone and maya my border collie coat is the shinest its ever been. all this thing about corn being bad for them its not all bad some are allergic and some aren't. i would recomend this food to any dog or cat owner

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    Tue Jan 19 2010

    I had my bulldogs on this food for about 3 months after a fellow Bulldog breeder recommended RoyalCanin's Bulldog24. I did a slow introduction of it changing the amount I was mixing into their former kibble every 4th day so that the transfer took 16 days to complete. My male's always had a beautiful glossy coat, but on Royal Canin whenever I'd pat him, his hair would just coat my palm. Handful after handful of hair. He and the other 3 bullies all developed very mushy stools that showed no improvement over time. The fellow breeder has since took her bulldogs off this food also since realizing what was causing the loose bowel movements in her dogs. She noticed that since they are on Orijen that the females no longer have intense shedding after having a litter as they did on Royal Canin. Our experiences make me rate this a 1 star.....just terrible!

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    Wed Jan 13 2010

    Alot of the people that say there is filler in this food are mistaken. You can take a look at every single ingredient in the deck and research will find nutritional value for all of them. Before you make misguided judgments please research and make an informed opinion. I recently put my Bouviers on Maxi Joint and Coat care.....she is no longer limping and her coat looks amazing. This food is definetely worth a try!

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    Thu Dec 24 2009

    I used to feed this food before I knew alot about cat food. I was happy with the results although my cats were a little over weight and I could not get them to lose anything!! It contains corn and glueten and things cats dont need and it has way to many carbs. I went grain free and my cats have never looked better!

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    Thu Nov 19 2009

    Ok, first of all a lot of you need to do your research before blabbing away at how bad this dog food is. AAFCO has certain criteria on what has to be on dog food bag labels, but the dog food companies have sneaky little ways of getting around these standards. Yes, ingredients are listed by DRY weight on the bag in descending order. But look carefully at some of the ingredients lists on other dog food brands. Some will have a meat listed at the very top of the ingredients list, but check out the other ingredients too. In order to conform to the demands of consumers who want a meat at the top of the list, the dog food companies will break down ingredients such as rice into subcategories and list it several times to hide the fact that the food contains more rice than meat (i.e. "brown rice, white rice" etc.). So many of the dog foods that you will rave about having meat as their first ingredient are in fact still lying to the consumer because in fact their dog food contains more rice than... Read more

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    Sun Nov 08 2009

    My dogs love Royal Canin Chihuahua 28 mini dog food. I only gave it four stars out of five because I buy the Chihuha food and the kibble is just too big for my little ones. My Chihuahua's are in the three pound range. I have NEVER come across a twenty pound Chihuahua and that is what it says on the bag... for dogs up to twenty pounds. PLEASE make the kibble smaller.

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    Wed Nov 04 2009

    Yeah, RC definitly just put a picture of a german shepherd on the bag for marketing. But it's a good thing the food just happens to have added protein and higher calories for the increased demand of working dogs. Also the glucosamine chondroitin must have fell in the batch of food but I don't mind, because my dog's breed is at very high risk for hip displasia. The cross shaped kibbles were probably not designed on purpose to encourage gobblers like my german shepherd to actually chew before he swallows. And they paid so little attention to the sensitive digestive system of my dog that they put in chicken meal and beef pulp (in a patented formula that makes it 95% more digestable and prevents the infamouse dog-diahrea commen with eating a bowl of chicken or turkey or steak). And for those of you who are experts on dog food and still not conviced that RC dog food is 100 times better than anything remotely close to what people eat, check the recall this week on natural dog food. Th... Read more

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    Tue Oct 06 2009

    Lot's of opinions on both sides of the fence! Well, my Siberian Huskies and Bulldogs have been on RC for years with absolutely no problems whatsoever. Notice the plural on both - that means MANY. These two breeds have some of the most sensitive digestive systems in the canine world. These are quality foods by quality research. The RC company was founded by veterinary professors, and they make many varieties especially for sick dogs. One might also note that RC was one of the few foods NOT affected by the menu foods recall a couple of years ago. I'm also dumbfounded why so-o-o-o-o many vets carry RC in their offices for purchase if it is anything less than a high quality food? Two-cents from Naperville ...

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    Tue Oct 06 2009

    I have to laugh at what some of these posts say. My gosh, skin allergies couldn't possible be environmental changes and it has to be the food!!!! Barfing 10 times sounds like parvo or renal failure to me, not dog food. If my dogs barf more that 2 times, i am off to the emergency clinic. I love RC. I have used it with wonderful results on many breeds of dogs. I breed biewers, chihuahuas and own 2 rescue yorkies. My Biewers and Chis have never had any health issues with RC, plus I get large litters due to the optimal health of my dogs. I had to switch to Iams because of finances and ended up with a litter of 8 puppies, 6 of them were born dead, that was the only change I had made. I will never use anything but RC EVER again. My 2 yorkies were rescued from a puppy mill where they were being fed Puppy Chow. They were missing hair all over and were covered in sores!!! Two weeks of RC and they looked great and have been eating it since. People need to realize that any ingredient has value wh... Read more

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    Sat Sep 19 2009

    Have 2 dogs, 1 pure-bred rough collie 10 years old, another large mix-breed 12 years old. I fed them Innova up until 2 years ago. Innova is not bad food but you better watch how much you give them, same with RC. My collie developed limpomas under Innova, had to have a large one removed. Switched to RC maxi-care and they are both doing fantastic. The way they make their kibble actually helps promote clean teeth, which I like. My vet recommended this dog food also and glad she did. For those who say RC is crap, you don't know what you're talking about. Not ALL "meal", and some "by-products" are not entirely bad, depending on where their gotten from and how they're combined with other ingredients. RC has done something right with the food I'm giving my dogs because my next dogs will also be on it from puppies on.

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    Sat Sep 05 2009

    When I got my puppy she was on the mini puppy and for the cost (15.99 for a small bag) I thought it would be great. But then I did some research at sites like this and and others and found out this was an expensive bag of cheap filler, mostly. Though my baby was doing ok on it, I have switched her to a much higher quality food that was almost the same price! Here's some advice, just because your dog looks alright doesn't mean junk food like this is good for them. Research is invalueable! Really? They label their foods as for different breeds and sized dogs and that makes it better that they still have inferior ingredients? I don't think so.

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    Fri Aug 28 2009

    Our first Siberian puppy was on R.C. from the Breeder and we then had our second Sibe on it and I thought it was a decent food but after reading the ingredients and studying the true contents of dry dog foods on the market we've decided not to feed this anymore, the cancer causing preservatives and poor quality ingredients don't do it justice as far as price goes and what it could do to our dogs who deserve much better, have them on Orijen now and won't go back

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    Thu Aug 27 2009

    High quality food and very digestable for my dogs

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    Tue Aug 25 2009

    I actually think RC is great food. I have a 5yr old min pin, and when I first got her I was feeding her Pedigree which I now know is terrible food! (I worked at Petco for about 2yrs and my sister is also an assistant manager there.) Her coat was dry and dull. After working there a bit, and getting informed I changed her to RC Mini Adult. Within a couples of weeks I noticed a huge difference! Her coat was beautiful. Shiny and soft. I am now feeding her Natural Balance because RC is too expensive plus Natural Balance is great food and fairly priced. However, I do feed my kitty RC kitten formula and she loves it! Also, my sister recently changed her cat's food from RC Indoor/Outdoor Adult, to RC Adult Light. (one of her kitties is a fatty!) Her overweight kitty has now lost some weight and is as happy as ever. I recommend this food to anyone that can afford it lol! And, for the people that say the RC specific formulas are bullshit and just a marketing gimmick and saying "Its like if whi... Read more

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    Tue Aug 18 2009

    Overpriced, overmarketed, and overrated. Royal Canin used to be one of the better pet food manufacturers on the market. Then it was purchased by a candy company (Mars Foods), and the downward spiral began. One of the most expensive foods in most pet stores, Almost every Royal Canin formula now contains one or more of the following: corn, wheat, glutens, pea fiber, rice hulls, and beet pulp. None of which are important, nutritional ingredients, and some of which can be harmful. Royal Canin has become nothing more than a marketing machine. Why do Persians, Siamese, and Maine Coons all need different foods? The correct answer is that they do not. The Mars Candy Company just slaps a pretty picture and technical sounding name on the bag in an effort to fool the consumer into thinking that Persian 30 formula is just what their appleheaded Fluffy needs. After all, the cat on the bag looks just like Fluffy! But what if you have a Himilayan? Do you have to buy a bag of Persian 30 and... Read more

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    Mon Aug 10 2009

    Ingredients: Chicken meal, brown rice, rice, corn, corn gluten meal, chicken fat, chicken, natural chicken flavor, pea fiber, rice flour, rice hulls, wheat gluten, dried beet pulp (sugar removed), soya oil, sodium silico aluminate, dried brewers yeast, fructo-oligosaccharides, anchovy oil (source of EPA/DHA), calcium sulfate, salt, potassium chloride, dried egg product, choline chloride, DL-methionine, taurine, Vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), niacin supplement, biotin, riboflavin (vitamin B2) supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], sodium tripolyphosphate, tea (green tea extract), Trace Minerals [zinc oxide, zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], L-Carnitine, p... Read more

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    Tue Aug 04 2009

    The first ingredient in any dog food should always be a human-grade "named" meat (chicken, beef, lamb, etc.). Not  meat by-products and especially not grains. A "named" MEAT!!I was kindly given a bag of Royal Canin Adult 27 and thought I was getting a high quality product.  Then I read the list of ingredients. The first ingredient listed is "brewer's rice". That means that brewer's rice is the main ingredient contained in this food. It is a low-to-no nutrient filler used in many dog foods. If it had been listed as the 12th, or even the 10th, ingredient then I might have considered using it since it was a free bag. But on second thought, I love my dog too much to compromise his health on a product that uses such low quality ingredients. As I read the ingredient list even further  I realized that this food is actually one of the worst ones to feed any dog.I know that not all Royal Canin dog foods have the same ingredients in the same order, but it's obvious that all of their formulas ar... Read more

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    Tue Jul 21 2009

    I have two Golden Retrievers. Female is 5 and the male is 3 years old. Different breeders/litters. Both dog have been on this food for the last two and a half years. They get annual check-ups along with their vaccinations. Thier lab work results and vitals have always been excellent. They have an abundance of energy, shiny coats, white teeth and eyes are clear and bright. I will admit that on occasion I have changed them over to a new fad diet, but always come back to the Royal Canin 25 for GR. They are strong and healthy and eat it up wanting more. Can't speak for others, but while this food is on the expensive side it has worked for them. On another note, my former boss has a 13 year old chocolate lab named Peanut. He has been on Pedigree most of his life and is still active and healthy (as can be expected for a dog his age). His vet, a very well respected vet in the San Antonio, TX area advised his owner that if Pedigree has kept him healthy this long, why change it. ... Read more

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    Wed Jun 24 2009

    Your dog deserves much better than this horrible excuse for puppy food! My puppy, a 2 month old Shih Tzu, was fed this food and now has been throwing up about 10 times in the past 40 minutes. He is also experiencing diarrhea, seizures, and he is very weak now, lying down on the floor. (Don't worry, if it doesn't improve, I'm taking him to the vet.) This is absolutely cruel food. I will NEVER buy this product EVER again. Beneful puppy food is great for him. I recommend that you try that.

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    Sun Jun 14 2009

    I show and breed Cavaliers and have fed all of them RC for several years. All of a sudden, early this spring, ALL of our dogs started scratching all the time. They were driving themselves crazy! My wife called RC and asked if they had changed ingredients, changed raw material suppliers, changed manufacturing tecniques, etc. They said absolutely nothing had changed. So we changed foods and within 2 weeks the scratching stopped. I don't believe for a minute it was all coincidence, RC had to have changed something. Too bad, up until our dogs started scratching, I would have rated it a 5.

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    Mon Jun 08 2009

    My Chow/Lab mix has severe allergies. We put her on Royal Canine Venison & Sweet Potato Dry Dog food for over a year. She was doing great. All of a sudden, she started losing her hair, scratching until she was bleeding, ear infections, and bleeding paws. I called Royal Canine and asked if they added anchovy oil (excessive salt). She said no, until I explained I had an old print out of the original formula. I also questioned where the Coprah Oil (Coconut) came from. She explained everything to me. I asked if they changed anything else and she stated no. I trusted them and thought maybe my dogs issues were due to the season (April) which is the peak of allergy season. I continued to use their new so-called improved formula. My dog continued to get worse, so I had a blood analysis including thyroid test done on her. It showed her liver enzymes are elevated, she has lost muscle tone, and her fur feels like wire. I began to research the ingredients and realized they added Soya Oil (soybean... Read more

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    Sun Jun 07 2009

    Our frenchie started out on the RC Mini Puppy 33 when she arrived home from the breeder and she really responded well to it! She had regular stools, had a shiny coat and was very healthy! However, the price of this food was a big factor in our choosing to switch over to Nutro Natural Choice. Unfortunately we should have stuck with RC because just a few weeks into Nutro, Lulu started getting hives and skin allergies. We ended up spending hundreds of dollars at the vet to find out what was going on with her and when we put her on the RC hypoallergenic (available by prescription only) we found out it was due to an allergic reaction to something in the Nutro. Since then we have gone back to RC Medium Puppy 32, a decision supported by our vet. The only downside is that it's a bit pricey, but you'll save on costs if you buy the large 30# bags. Lulu loves it and her skin allergies have really cleared up! While we were putting her on the restricted diet to see what she was allergic to ... Read more

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    Mon Jun 01 2009

    Sad - I was really hoping to like this brand since they have a bag specifically for bulldogs. My bully has had the worst coat being on this dog food. His hair is shedding more than any, it's wiry, completely dull, and it hasn't fixed the tearing around his eyes like I thought it would. The only plus to this, which I'm willing to forego and try another brand, is that it has completely gotten rid of the flatulence. That said, I should never have switched dog food brands from Blue Buffalo to Royal Canin. Now I'm weaning my bully off Royal Canin and switching back to Blue Buffalo. That was the best stuff he was on. The only reason I tried Royal Canin was because it they had one specifically for bulldogs. Unfortunately, the only thing I can vouch for this brand is that it did get rid of the gas. Blue buffalo gave my bully just the most beautiful coat, full of shine, thick, no shedding. Sorry Royal Canin - back to Blue Buffalo it is.

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    Thu Apr 23 2009

    This is the worse brand we have tried,terrible,gasses,runny stools,bad breath..well,if a dog was a pig,this would be a great stuff..corn is no1 ingredient...

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    Fri Apr 10 2009

    I can't stand Marketing lies, as said before, but now it is worse. Their latest report about corn being good for dogs is a bunch of dog poo (literally). Anyone with knowledge about dog nutrition would know DOGS ARE CARNIVORES. If you haven't read it, here is the report, their attempt to make corn look like a good ingredient. Look up this file, Corn_in_Pet_Food.pdf. What is worse is maybe they believe their food is good. I'm not a vet, nor a nutritionist, but a independent dog food retailer. I learn everything from my customers to holistic vets that actually know what they are talking about. I could argue that corn is more economical, but not in this food. Their prescription diets cost more then most of my foods I sell and they are still pretty bad. "Corn contains 80% Carbohydrates a great source of energy" - CARBS FEED CANCER PEOPLE ASK YOURSELF THIS; WHAT DOES A WILD DOG EAT? DOES IT STOP AT THE CORN FIELD AND KNAWING ON AN EAR OF CORN? ANOTHER THING TO WATCH OUT FOR ASK ... Read more

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    Thu Jan 29 2009

    This is far too expensive dog food,for so small amount of meat in it. It caused my dog nothing but allergies,diarrhea,gastritis etc..terrible.

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    Mon Jan 26 2009

    My 7mo boxer puppy actually does a happy dance to eat this food. She absolutely loves it. Her skin and hair are more beautiful then mine and she maintains a great weight. Don't care too much about the price because I will give her whatever she needs to be happy and healthy.

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    Sun Jan 25 2009

    Dogs are meat eaters,not corn eaters. And I can defintely find a cheaper source of corn if I want to feed it to dogs,than to buy this overrated dog food. Meat in this kibble takes so small part,that you can almost say your dog is a veggie..terrible.

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    Sat Jan 17 2009

    Dog had a healthy coat, actice, and very healthy while eating royal canin. However, she became picky and didn't eat it that much. I would recomend this product to anyone looking for a good brand of food to feed their dog.

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    Tue Jan 06 2009

    i guess it's okey

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    Fri Jan 02 2009

    My Jack Russel is very allergic to everything. All foods that I tried made him itch himself raw. Then I tried RC skin support (recomended by vet) and his problems dissapeared. Pretty expensive and a little hard to find but well worth it!

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    Tue Dec 30 2008

    My 11 year old cat started eating, "royal canine indoor light 37 which is now 40", a year ago and lost a pound and she's so active and healthy according to my vet.  I am just now switching my other 11 year old cat onto indoor mature 27, we'll see how he likes it.

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    Sun Dec 28 2008

    I have used many different types of pet food and I always come back to Royal Canin.  Both the dog and cat foods have very good for my pets.  I switch brands now and again, because I see something that looks good and I want to try it for my pets.  However,  I have always been happy with the results of RC.  I highly recommend this brand!

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    Thu Dec 04 2008

    royal canin cat food is suprisingly bad. true they will have a meat followed by rice, witch is superb, but corn is very high on the list. cats can't dygest corn it is more then a wast of money becouse it makes your cat poop more so it eats more and you loose out on litter. i have been reading some independnt tests for the royal canin line and it as done average not superbly well. and it is one of the most expencive foods on the market. i would say most forms of nutro will be a little better for your cat and much cheeper.

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    Sun Nov 30 2008

    I've been feeding my miniature Dachshund the Royal Canin dry food since I brought her home 2 years ago as a puppy.  The breeder only uses this food and swears by its quality.  Yes, it is expensive, but my dachsie loves it!  Her coat is shiny and she has lots of energy.  Won't ever switch to another brand!