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Royal Canin Canine Veterinary (Clinical) Diets Recovery Dog & Cat Food

  • Wet » 12 x 195g Cans £23.49

Royal Canin Recovery is a specially formulated diet suitable for convalescing dogs and cats. The diet offers nutritional support to pets recovering from periods of illness, stress or weakness, combining high energy ingredients for strength and weight gain. The palatable recipe contains all the essential nutrients needed for health and vitality, whilst encouraging pets with decreased appetite to eat. Ideal for dogs and cats suffering from various health afflictions, including anorexia, malnutrition, post-surgery recovery, tube-feeding, pregnancy or lactation, with a patented blend of vitamins and minerals to encourage recovery and protect and nourish from the inside out.

RECOVERY is a complete dietetic feed for dogs and cats, formulated to promote nutritional restoration during convalescence or in the case of feline hepatic lipidosis. This feed has a high energy density and high concentrations of essential nutrients which are highly digestible.


Feed until restoration is achieved. Administration under veterinary supervision.


  • High Energy - The high energy content of Recovery helps compensate the volume reduction of food intake with fussy pets.
  • Easy Tube Feeding - Recovery texture makes it easier to use for periodic syringe feeding and tube feeding.
  • EPA/DHA - Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids, omega-3 long chain fatty acids, modulate skin reactions and contribute to the intestinal mucosal integrity.
  • Antioxidant Complex - The synergistic antioxydant complex (vitamin. E, vitamin. C, taurine and luteine) helps fight cellular agressions induced by oxidative stress and promotes good health of the immune system.



Meat and animal derivatives, cereals, derivatives of vegetable origin, oils and fats, milk and milk derivatives, minerals, eggs and egg derivatives, yeasts, various sugars.

Additives (per kg)

Nutritional additives: Vitamin D3: 300 IU, E1 (Iron): 15 mg, E2 (Iodine): 0.16 mg, E4 (Copper): 1 mg, E5 (Manganese): 4.5 mg, E6 (Zinc): 47 mg.

Analytical constituents

Protein: 14% - Fat content: 6.2% - Crude ash: 1.7% - Crude fibres: 2% - Moisture: 72.5% - Metabolisable energy: Dog 1160 kcal/kg, Cat 1200 kcal/kg - Essential fatty acids: 1.8% - EPA/DHA: 0.45%.


Analysis table Amount
Arachidonic acid (%) 0.05
Ash (%) 2.0
Biotin (UI/kg) 0.12
Calcium (%) 0.32
Fibre (%) 2.0
Dietary fibre (%) 3.0
DL-methionine (%) 0.3
EPA/DHA (%) 0.45
Fat (%) 6.5
Linoleic acid (%) 1.0
Lutein (mg/kg) 1.5
Metabolisable energy (calculated according to NRC85) (kcal/kg) 1077.5
Metabolisable energy (measured) (kcal/kg) 1130.0
Methionine Cystine (%) 0.4
Moisture (%) 74.5
Nitrogen-free extract (NFE) (%) 2.5
Omega 3 (%) 0.6
Omega 6 (%) 1.2
Phosphorus (%) 0.29
Protein (%) 12.5
Starch (%) 1.5
Taurine (mg/kg) 1550.0
Vitamin A (UI/kg) 2000.0
Vitamin C (mg/kg) 65.0
Vitamin E (mg/kg) 140.0
Other nutrients Amount
Arginine (%) 0.7
L-lysine (%) 0.7
Minerals Amount
Chlorine (%) 0.2
Copper (mg/kg) 5.0
Iodine (mg/kg) 0.25
Iron (mg/kg) 80.0
Magnesium (%) 0.02
Manganese (mg/kg) 10.0
Potassium (%) 0.21
Selenium (mg/kg) 0.04
Sodium (%) 0.16
Zinc (mg/kg) 60.0
Vitamins Amount
Choline (mg/kg) 700.0
Folic acid (mg/kg) 1.3
Vitamin B1 Thiamin (mg/kg) 53.0
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin (mg/kg) 0.045
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin (mg/kg) 5.0
Vitamin B3 Niacin (mg/kg) 56.0
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid (mg/kg) 3.0
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine (mg/kg) 3.0
Vitamin D3 (UI/kg) 320.0

Feeding guidelines

The following table shows the recommended daily feeding guidelines (grams per day). Fresh water should be available at all times.

  • Level 1 - Convalescencing dog, confined in cage and cats
  • Level 2 - Active dog ending his convalescence period or in maintenance
Animal Weight Level 1 Level 2
2kg 100g 1 tray - 185g 1+3/4 tray -
3kg 130g 1+1/4 tray - 250g 2+1/2 tray -
4kg 165g 1+3/4 tray - 305g 3 tray -
5kg 190g 2 tray - 360g 3+1/2 tray -
6kg 220g 2+1/4 tray 1 can 410g 4 tray 2 can
8kg 270g 2+3/4 tray 1+1/4 can 510g 5 tray 2+1/2 can
10kg 320g 3+1/4 tray 1+1/2 can 600g 6 tray 3 can
15kg 430g - 2+1/4 can 805g - 4 can
20kg 525g - 2+3/4 can 990g - 5 can
25kg 620g - 3 can 1170g - 5+3/4 can
30kg 710g - 3+1/2 can 1335g - 6+3/4 can
40kg 875g - 4+1/2 can 1645g - 8+1/4 can

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Is this a suitable diet for my dog?

28th Sep 2015
Sophie Crease
  • VioVet Customer Since: September 2015
  • From: Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Would this food be something I could try on my boxer who has liver disease? She has lost a lot of weight and is off her food. I'm struggling to get her to eat which also means I can't always get her to take her supplements I.e. Milk thistle. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  • Non-Executive Director

This diet might be very suitable, although if your dog is vomiting there might be more to it than just an appropriate diet. You will need to check this with your vet. Hepatosyl is a good example of a supplement to help the liver.