The Puppy and the Dog They have been man’s companion through the ages and adapted to their owners, but they have their own behavioural and nutritional demands. Knowing and respectingthem will guarantee their health and well-being.

The cat’s feline nature is always a matter of fascination.He adapts with apparent ease to daily life, and yet he has behavioural and nutritional requirements of his own. Knowing them and respecting them will guarantee his well-being and his health.

Because of its composition, a Royal Canin Health Nutrition food provides all essential nutrients measured out with utmost precision in order to contribute every day and on a long-term basis to the well-being and health of every animal, according to his age, his size, his physiological condition and his breed.

Innovation for the sake of dogs and cats’ health. For over 40 years, Royal Canin has worked with breeder partners and veterinary nutritionists to go ever further into innovation and precision to enable us to formulate nutritional solutions which perfectly meet dogs and cats’ real needs.

Minerals

Manganese

Manganese

Manganese contributes to the quality of the bone and cartilage, which means it must be especially monitored in puppies and kittens, as well as ageing animals and animals suffering from osteoarthroses.

A little background information

Manganese is a minor mineral, a transition element, qualified in nutrition as a trace element due to its low quantitative importance, although it is vital for
the body.

Its role in the body

Manganese is a trace element that plays an active part in the functioning of the mitochondria, the cell’s energy plant and an important role in the formation
of bone and joint cartilage.

Natural sources

Generally speaking, meat is a mediocre source of manganese, while cereals, grain, fruits and of course mineral salts are good sources.