Royal CaninĀ® Size Health Nutrition PROFESSIONAL MEDIUM STARTER dry puppy food

Breeder
Targeted Health Nutrition for medium breed mothers from the end of gestation until the end of lactation and puppies from 3 or 4 weeks to 8 weeks of age.

  • 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 re-hydrated for young puppies
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed


Available Packaging Size: 30 lb (13.6 kg)
Product Information
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 RE-HYDRATION

Kibbles easily re-hydrate to a porridge-like consistency that is very palatable for both the bitch and her weaning puppies.


START COMPLEX TM/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.

Feeding Guide
Daily Feeding Recommendation - For The Puppy
Adult Target Weight Before 2 weeks 2 - 3 weeks 3 - 4 weeks 4 - 5 weeks 5 - 6 weeks 6 - 7 weeks 7 - 8 weeks After 8 weeks
22 lb (10 kg) Milk From The Mother
or
1st Age Milk
  1/8 cup (10 g) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1 cup (90 g) 1 1/4 cups (120 g) 1 5/8 cups (145 g) PRO MEDIUM Puppy
33 lb (15 kg) 3/8 cup (30 g) 3/4 cup (70 g) 1 1/4 cups (120 g) 1 5/8 cups (150 g) 2 cups (145 g)
44 lb (20 kg) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1 1/8 cups (100 g) 1 1/2 cups (140 g) 2 cups (190 g) 2 1/2 cups (230 g)
55 lb (25 kg) 3/8 cup (30 g) 1 cup (90 g) 1 5/8 cups (155 g) 1 7/8 cups (170 g) 2 3/8 cups (225 g) 3 cups (280 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 92 grams

Daily Feeding Recommendation - For The Mother
Dog Weight Gestation Lactation
Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9
22 lb (10 kg) 2 cups (184 g) 2 1/8 cups (201 g) 2 3/8 cups (218 g) 2 1/2 cups (234 g) Feed Ad libitum
33 lb (15 kg) 2 5/8 cups (247 g) 2 7/8 cups (270 g) 3 1/8 cups (292 g) 3 3/8 cups (315 g)
44 lb (20 kg) 3 1/4 cups (305 g) 3 5/8 cups (333 g) 3 7/8 cups (361 g) 4 1/4 cups (389 g)
55 lb (25 kg) 3 7/8 cups (359 g) 4 1/4 cups (392 g) 4 5/8 cups (425 g) 5 cups (457 g)
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 92 grams
Ingredients
Chicken meal, brewers rice, chicken fat, wheat gluten, corn, dried beet pulp, natural flavors, fish oil, sodium silico aluminate, vegetable oil, potassium phosphate, calcium carbonate, salt, L-lysine, fructooligosaccharides, hydrolyzed yeast, potassium chloride, choline chloride, butyrate, taurine, L-tyrosine, 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), riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], trace minerals (zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), L-carnitine, marigold extract, betacarotene, rosemary, preserved with natural mixed tocopherols and citric acid.
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 28.5%
Crude Fat (min.) 20.5%
Crude Fiber (max.) 3.5%
Moisture (max.) 10.0%
Calorie Content
This diet contains 4235 kilocalories per kilogram or 392 kilocalories per cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated).
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