Royal Canin’s Starter formulas are a unique nutritional solution that meets the needs of the mother and her puppies during the first 5 stages of life: gestation, birth, lactation, weaning and growth up to 2 months. Royal Canin’s BIRTH PROGRAM is a unique nutritional solution which meets the needs of the bitch and her puppies during gestation, lactation and growthNutritional profile specifically adapted for the bitches high energy needs at the end of gestation and during lactation. Developed from scientific research, Royal Canin’s START COMPLEX is a combination of nutritional elements present in mothers milk that actively promote digestive health and help maintain the puppy’s natural defenses. A puppy is a growing dog: the composition, texture and size of their food, must therefore be adapted to the puppy`s age. Diet during the growth period plays a key role in puppy`s future morphology and health. ROYAL CANIN Mini Starter Mother & Baby Dog Puppy food made for small dogs with adult weight up to 10 kg. Mother dog during gestation and lactation – weaning puppies up to 12 months.