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

Selenium

Like other antioxidants, selenium plays a complementary role in the fight against all states of oxidative stress the body is subjected to, such as ageing, intense physical effort, pollution, cancer and inflammatory diseases.

A little background information

Selenium is a minor non-metallic mineral, 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

This trace element is an antioxidant that acts in synergy with vitamin E to protect the cell membranes, especially those of the muscle cells.

Natural sources

Selenium is found in mineral salts, fish and in meat in lower quantities.