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.


Also known as: Vitamin PP, nicotinic acid, Nicotinamide

Niacin helps prevent pellagra, a serious disease combining signs of skin, digestive, psychic and haematological disorders. In dogs and cats it contributes to skin health and a hair sheen.

A little background information

Vitamin PP is so named because it prevents pellagra in humans. Pellagra is a disease that makes the skin rough. A niacin deficiency in dogs causes dermatitis around the abdomen and the hindlegs, which may appear when the food is low on animal ingredients and group B vitamin supplements.

Their role in the body

The activation of niacin helps the body complete all the oxidoreduction reactions that are essential to the production of energy from fats and sugars.