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. 

PRO Mini Starter Product Bag

Positive Transitions Start with Health Nutrition

Targeted Health Nutrition for Mother and Baby dogs adult weight up to 22 lb, puppies to 2 months.

Our exclusive formula supports the demanding energy needs of the Mother dog during late gestation and throughout lactation. 

BIRTH PROGRAM

PROMOTES HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT

Scientifically formulated to meet the nutrition and energy needs of mothers, during the third trimester and throughout lactation, and weaning puppies through two months.


    SUPPORTS DIGESTIVE AND IMMUNE HEALTH
SUPPORTS DIGESTIVE AND IMMUNE HEALTH

An exclusive combination of nutrients in the START COMPLEX™, including Vitamins E & C and the three essential B's: Beta-Glucans, Beta-Carotene and Butyrate, promotes optimal digestion, helping to maintain puppy's natural defenses and contributing to good stool quality.


    IDEAL FOR TRANSITION FROM MILK
IDEAL FOR TRANSITION FROM MILK

Highly palatable, easy to digest kibble can be rehydrated to soften food and encourage the transition from nursing to licking and chewing, facilitating adoption of solid food and reducing stress that can threaten healthy intestinal growth.


    EASY REHYDRATION
EASY REHYDRATION

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: 30.0 lb
PRO Mini Starter

Feeding Guide

Suggested Feeding
Portions
Age of
Puppy
Before 2 weeks
2-3 weeks
3 - 4 weeks
4- 5 weeks
5-6 weeks
6-7 weeks
7-8 weeks
+ 8 weeks
Adult Target
Weight
cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

2 lb (1 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/2 cup
(40 g)
1/2 cup
(50 g)
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4 lb (2 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/2 cup
(40 g)
1/2 cup
(50 g)
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7 lb (3 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1/2 cup
(40 g)
1/2 cup
(50 g)
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9 lb (4 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
2/3 cup
(60 g)
1 cup
(80 g)
1 cup
(95 g)
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11 lb (5 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
2/3 cup
(60 g)
1 cup
(80 g)
1 cup
(95 g)
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15 lb (7 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1 cup
(90 g)
1 1/3 cup
(120 g)
1 2/3 cup
(145 g)
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22 lb (10 kg)
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
1/4 cup
(10 g)
1/3 cup
(30 g)
1 cup
(90 g)
1 1/3 cup
(120 g)
1 2/3 cup
(145 g)
PRO Mini Puppy

Suggested Feeding
Portions
Week of
Gestation
Lactation
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks
9 weeks

Mother's
Weight
cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

cups (g) / day

2 lb (1 kg)
1/3 cup
(34 g)
1/3 cup
(37 g)
1/2 cup
(40 g)
1/2 cup
(43 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
4 lb (2 kg)
2/3 cup
(57 g)
2/3 cup
(62 g)
3/4 cup
(67 g)
3/4 cup
(72 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
7 lb (3 kg)
3/4 cup
(76 g)
1 cup
(83 g)
1 cup
(90 g)
1 cup
(97 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
9 lb (4 kg)
1 cup
(94 g)
1 1/4 cup
(102 g)
1 1/4 cup
(111 g)
1 1/3 cup
(119 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
11 lb (5 kg)
1 1/4 cup
(110 g)
1 1/3 cup
(121 g)
1 1/2 cup
(131 g)
1 1/2 cup
(141 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
15 lb (7 kg)
1 1/2 cup
(141 g)
1 3/4 cup
(154 g)
1 3/4 cup
(167 g)
2 cup
(180 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
22 lb (10 kg)
2 cup
(183 g)
2 1/4 cup
(200 g)
2 1/3 cup
(217 g)
2 2/3 cup
(233 g)
Feed Ad Libitum
Ingredients
Chicken meal, brewers rice, chicken fat, wheat gluten, corn, dried beet pulp, natural flavors, fish oil, sodium silico aluminate, vegetable oil, potassium phosphate, salt, calcium carbonate, L-lysine, fructooligosaccharides, hydrolyzed yeast, choline chloride, butyrate, taurine, potassium chloride, 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], marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), trace minerals (zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), L-carnitine, betacarotene, rosemary extract, preserved with natural mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition

PROFESSIONAL Mini Starter for Mother & Babydog is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth, gestation and lactation.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 4255 kilocalories per kilogram or 383 kilocalories per cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated).

1 cup = 8 fliud ounces = 90 grams
Analysis table Amount
Crude Protein (% min.) 28.5
Crude Fat (% min.) 20.5
Crude Fiber (% max.) 3.5
Moisture (% max.) 10.0