30 to 40% of dogs are overweight.
Obesity damages health and may even shorten life expectancy. At the first sign you must therefore act quickly and decisively, so that obesity is not a permanent problem of your dog.
Factors for obesity:
• A quiet, sedentary lifestyle or neutering.
• Genetic predisposition of some breeds (eg Cocker Spaniel, Beagle, etc.) or a natural tendency for greedy eating behavior.
• A too rich or unbalanced diet.
- Low calorie -
With 27 Medium Light energy absorbed by the dog with the same volume of Ta tot tion can be reduced by 18%. In addition to the high protein content supports the preservation of muscle mass, the ingredient L-carnitine contributes to the reduction of fat deposits in.
- Increased satiety -
Special kibble shape, texture and recipe (proteins and fibers) increase satiety.
- Muscle maintenance -
An elevated protein content (27%) supports the muscle maintenance. L-Carnitine promotes the burning of fat.
- High level of acceptance -
Selected nutrients, an adapted kibble size, shape and structure ensure high acceptance.
- Factors for Obesity -
A quiet, sedentary lifestyle or Kastration.Genetische predisposition of some breeds (eg, long-haired dachshund, sheltie, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Cairn Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer) or a natural tendency to be greedy Fressverhalten.Eine rich or unbalanced diet.
- Valuable Tips -
How to recognize the first signs of overweight in your little dog: fat deposits under the skin on the chest, back and base of tail, loss of vitality, reduction in physical performance and motivation, lower heat tolerance, quick breathlessness. Monitor the weight of your dog through regular weekly weigh-in. Exceeds your dog his ideal weight by more than 15%, you should introduce him to the vet.
With 27 Medium Light energy absorbed by the dog can be reduced with the same volume of the daily ration by 18% *. In addition to the high protein content supports the preservation of muscle mass, the ingredient L-carnitine contributes to the reduction of fat deposits in.
* For the same volume of food compared to an Adult food.
Source: Royal Canin Research & Development, 2006
- Tendency to become overweight -
The number of overweight dogs is also risen sharply in the medium in recent years. The reason is usually an energy excess in too little exercise. Health and well-being can be affected by short-or long-term obesity. Therefore, it is important to act quickly and decisively to obesity is not a permanent problem.
In addition to a quiet and sedentary lifestyle can also castration, which can reduce the energy requirement of the dog by up to 30%, be a decisive factor for obesity.
Poultry meat, barley, vegetable fibers, rice, maize, animal protein (hydrolysed), animal fat, dried beet pulp, wheat, corn gluten, yeast, fish oil, fructo-oligo-saccharides, soya oil, minerals, mannan-oligosaccharides, egg powder, L-carnitine.
Analytical constituents set function
Protein (%) 27 Building materials of the body, formation of connective tissue, muscles, etc.
Fat content (%) 11 main energy supplier
Ash (%) 4.5 totality of all minerals
Strength (%) 28.4 carbohydrate source, energy supplier
Crude fiber (%) 10.7 regulating bowel activity
Moisture (%) 8 covers the water needs of the body
Energy (kcal ME / kg) 3622 Total, metabolizable energy of food
Linoleic acid (%) 2 For healthy skin and a glossy coat
EPA + DHA (%) 0.3 inhibiting the synthesis of chemical mediators of inflammation
Omega 6 (%) 2.1 for healthy skin and a glossy coat
Omega 3 (%) 0.5 Anti-inflammatory properties
nitrogen-free extracts / NFE (%) 38.8 Energy
Minerals set function
Calcium (%) 0.8 for the bone
Phosphorus (%) 0.6 for the bone
Magnesium (%) 0.09 Important for fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism
Sodium (%) 0.36 for water balance
Iron (mg / kg) 200 Promotes the transport of oxygen
Copper (mg / kg) 20 supports the pigmentation of hair and skin
Manganese (mg / kg) 70 is important for a healthy metabolism
Zinc (mg / kg) 220 For healthy skin and a glossy coat
Iodine (mg / kg) 3.2 Essential for Thyroid Function
Selenium (mg / kg) 0.17 Protects cells
Potassium (%) 0.6 muscle contraction, bone
Pantothenic acid (mg / kg) 27 Supports the skin's barrier
Vitamins set function
Vitamin A (IU / kg) 19000 For healthy skin, eyes and bones
Vitamin D3 (IU / kg) 1000 Promotes the absorption of calcium
Vitamin E (mg / kg) 500 Cell Protection
Vitamin C (mg / kg) 200 For a strong immune system
Vitamin B1 (mg / kg) 8 Stabilizes the nervous system
Vitamin B2 (mg / kg) 4 is important for a healthy metabolism
Vitamin B6 (mg / kg) 8.6 Promotes the metabolism of amino acids
Vitamin B12 (mg / kg) 0.08 Protects nerve cells
Niacin (mg / kg) 16 Regulates the metabolism of amino acids
Biotin (mg / kg) 1.08 For healthy skin and a glossy coat
Folic acid (mg / kg) 1 Promotes cell renewal
Choline (mg / kg) 1500 Protection against premature cell aging
Additional. Nutrients set function
Taurine (%) 0.1 Supports growth, eyes and heart function, antioxidant effects
L-carnitine (mg / kg) 200 Contributes to the mobilization of fat reserves in