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.

Other Nutrients



Curcumin is one of the substances in curcuma or turmeric extracts with recognised beneficial effects on the skin and skin lesions. Its other benefits include its protective action on the liver and its antiamyloid effects,which can protect humans from atherosclerosis. The latest results from the laboratory would indicate that it also has antitumour properties.

A little background information

The colour of curcumin is bright yellow-orange and it is used in the food industry as a colorant, in mustard for instance.

Its role in the body

Curcumin acts in several different ways to facilitate the skin healing process :

  • it has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
  • it facilitate the healing process.
  • it regulates immune reactions, especially in atopic and allergic states.
  • it has an antibacterial action.

Natural sources

Curcumin is a rhizome extract from turmeric (Curcuma longa).