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Royal Canin Dog Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 38%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 58%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 62%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 86%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 44%

Company HQ

LocationAimargues, France

Parent company

Mars Inc

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , Canada

Type of food

Dog Wet Food, Cat Dry Food, Dog Dry Food, Cat Wet Food

Where to Buy

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  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Lower than average protein content
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Royal Canin offers premium pet food for dogs and cats, for all life stages. The brand also offers breed-specific food for dogs and cats. Royal Canin has been providing pet nutrition since 1968.

How Much Does Royal Canin Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Royal Canin dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food $0.57/oz $0.42/oz +$0.15/oz
Dog Dry Food $4.33/oz $2.63/oz +$1.70/oz
Royal Canin dog food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Royal Canin Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Royal Canin dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 36.35% 44.44% -8.09%
Fat 20.44% 21.94% -1.50%
Fiber 11.83% 7.40% +4.43%

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 27.90% 30.32% -2.42%
Fat 16.21% 16.03% +0.18%
Fiber 4.72% 5.21% -0.49%
All of Royal Canin dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Royal Canin since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Royal Canin has never been recalled.

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Who owns Royal Canin dog food?

Royal Canin is owned by Mars Inc.

Where is Royal Canin dog food made?

Royal Canin is manufactured in the United States , Canada .

Is Royal Canin AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Royal Canin recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has Royal Canin dog food been recalled?

No Royal Canin has never been recalled.

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