At Royal Canin, we believe the secret to providing cats and dogs with the best nutrition lies not in any passing fad, but in well-researched scientific fact. That’s why we always use a purely scientific approach to create diets designed to cater to the specific needs of pets of all shapes, sizes, ages, lifestyles and breeds.

From the time they’re born until they’re well into their golden years, dogs’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. That’s why we offer a full line of products designed for dogs at every life stage. 

From the time they’re kittens until they’re mature, cats’ nutritional needs are constantly changing, and we believe their food should, too. Your cat’s health matters, and that’s why we offer a full line of nutrition designed for every life stage. 

ROYAL CANIN® PROFESSIONAL products are specifically formulated to meet the needs of the breeding kennel and cattery.  Our innovative science-based solutions are the result of our 40-year collaboration and partnership with breeders across the globe.

As a company that was founded by a veterinarian, Royal Canin is committed to investing in the veterinary community.

Royal Canin is a global leader in pet health nutrition. In an industry that continues to adapt to popular trends in cat and dog food, our mission will remain the same; to constantly bring, through Health Nutrition and shared knowledge, the most precise nutritional solution for cats’ and dogs’ health nutrition needs, by building on constantly deepened scientific knowledge and Royal Canin’s roots in the feline and canine professional networks. 

X-SMALL Aging +12™

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X-SMALL formulas are designed for very small dogs throughout their lifetime.

Very small dogs have unique physiological traits, such as jaw size, bone strength and sensitive digestive systems, which can benefit from specialized nutrition. Royal Canin X-SMALL is a full line of formulas designed to meet the particular needs of your tiny dog at every life stage.

HEALTHY AGING

HEALTHY AGING

Formula that contains EPA, DHA, a complex of antioxidants and a selection of nutrients to support healthy aging. 


    HEALTHY TRANSIT
HEALTHY TRANSIT

Highly digestible proteins and precise levels of various fibers help to regulate and ease intestinal transit.


    HEALTHY HEART
HEALTHY HEART

Key nutrients and antioxidants to help maintain the heart health of aging small dogs.


    DENTAL HEALTH
DENTAL HEALTH

Proven kibble technology helps reduce the formation of tartar. 


    HIGHLY PALATABLE - EASILY REHYDRATED
HIGHLY PALATABLE - EASILY REHYDRATED

This exclusive, highly palatable formula features a kibble that is easily rehydrated that older small dogs can eat with ease.


    How to rehydrate kibble
How to rehydrate kibble

1. Mix kibble with 140°F water at a 1:2 ratio (kibble to water).
2. Allow mixture to sit and soak for 15 - 20 minutes before stirring to make porridge.
3. Do NOT discard any excess water, as it can contain important nutrients.
4. Discard any uneaten portion.

Dry food
Packaging size: 2.5 lb, 13.0 lb
X-SMALL Aging +12™

Feeding Guide

Suggested Feeding
Portions
Low Activity
Moderate Activity
High Activity
Weight of Dog

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

2.2 lb

(1 kg)
1/4 cup
(24 g)
1/4 cup
(28 g)
3/8 cup
(31 g)
3.3 lb

(1.5 kg)
3/8 cup
(32 g)
3/8 cup
(37 g)
1/2 cup
(42 g)
4.4 lb

(2 kg)
1/2 cup
(40 g)
1/2 cup
(46 g)
5/8 cup
(53g)
5.5 lb

(2.5 kg)
1/2 cup
(47 g)
5/8 cup
(55 g)
3/4 cup
(62 g)
6.6 lb

(3 kg)
5/8 cup
(54 g)
3/4 cup
(63 g)
3/4 cup
(71 g)
7.7 lb

(3.5 kg)
5/8 cup
(61 g)
3/4 cup
(70 g)
7/8 cup
(80 g)
8.8 lb

(4 kg)
3/4 cup
(67 g)
7/8 cup
(78 g)
1 cup
(88 g)
11 lb

(5 kg)
7/8 cup
(79 g)
1 cup
(92 g)
1 - 1/8 cups
(105 g)
Ingredients
Brewers rice, corn gluten meal, chicken meal, chicken fat, corn, brown rice, natural flavors, wheat gluten, dried chicory root, fish oil, vegetable oil, psyllium seed husk, potassium chloride, calcium sulfate, L-arginine, fructooligosaccharides, L-tyrosine, sodium tripolyphosphate, taurine, calcium carbonate, hydrolyzed yeast, DL-methionine, L-lysine, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), inositol, niacin supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), D-calcium pantothenate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A acetate, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], magnesium oxide, L-carnitine, L-tryptophan, trace minerals (zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), green tea extract, lycopene, rosemary extract, preserved with natural mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition

X-SMALL AGING +12™ Size Health Nutrition™ is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3775 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 360 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 90 grams.
Analysis table Amount
Crude Protein (% min.) 22.0
Crude Fat (% min.) 14.0
Crude Fiber (% max.) 3.5
Moisture (% max.) 10.0
Phosphorus (% min.) 0.46
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) (% min.) 0.25
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) (% min.) 0.1