Black Gold Explorer Original Performance Formula bag

Original Performance

Black Gold Explorer Original Performance Formula 26/18 gives active dogs the specific nutrition they need to lead energetic lives outdoors.

It is 100% complete and balanced for adult dogs and includes high levels of protein and energy for stamina and endurance.

Black Gold Explorer Original Performance Formula 26/18 is formulated with ingredients that provide Omega 6 and 3 fatty acids to promote healthy skin and coat and includes prebiotics such as dried beet pulp and dried chicory root to promote healthy digestion.

High protein & energy levels for stamina and endurance

Prebiotics to support healthy digestion

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate for healthy joints

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Min)26.0%

Crude Fat (Min)18.0%

Crude Fiber (Max)3.0%

Moisture (Max)10.0%

Zinc (Min)150 mg/kg

Vitamin E (Min)50 IU/kg

Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Min)3.0%*

Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min)0.3%*

Glucosamine (Min)300 mg/kg*

Chondroitin Sulfate (Min)150 mg/kg*

Calorie Content384 Kcal/Cup

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.

Ingredients

Beef Meal, Corn Meal, Ground Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid), Brown Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken By-Product Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Natural Flavors, Brewers Dried Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Malted Barley, Dried Chicory Root, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Calcium Propionate (Preservative), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Yeast Culture, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Extract.

Feeding Directions

Adult Dog: Food requirements will vary depending on breed, environment, temperament, and stress factors. Show dogs and working dogs will require additional amounts of food depending on their degree of activity or stress. Food intake should be adjusted to maintain optimum body weight. Follow the recommended feeding guide below or use the self-feeding method.

Feeding instructions for an average dog with normal activity:

Your Dog’s Current Weight (LB.) Standard 8oz. Cups to Feed Per Day*
5-10 3/4 – 1
10-15 1 – 1⅔
15-25 1⅔ – 2½
25-40 2½ – 3½
40-60 3½ – 4½
60-80** 4½ – 5¼**

*Amounts are based on a standard 8 oz. measuring cup. A cup will hold about 3½ ounces of Black Gold Explorer Original Performance Blend Formula Dog Food.

**For larger dogs, feed an additional 1/2 cup per day for each 10 lbs. of additional body weight over 80 lbs.

Provide plenty of fresh, clean water in a clean container at all times.

Remember to thoroughly wash your hands after handling your dog’s food or feeding utensils.

Statement of Nutritional Adequacy

Black Gold Explorer Original Performance Formula 26/18 Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for adult maintenance.

Calorie Statement

Metabolizable Energy (Me) = 3769 Kcal/Kg Or 384 Kcal/Cup (Calculated)

Transition Instructions

When transitioning your dog to Black Gold Explorer Dog Food, substitute a small amount of current food with Black Gold Explorer, gradually increase over a four-day period. Suggested transition as follows:

pet food bowl showing 1/4 Black Gold Explorer 3/4 current pet food
pet food bowl showing 1/2 Black Gold Explorer 1/2 current pet food
pet food bowl showing 3/4 Black Gold Explorer 1/4 current food
pet food bowl showing 100% Black Gold Explorer

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