Chicken Meal & Brown Rice
Black Gold Explorer Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula is crafted to give dogs everything they need to live energetic, eventful lives outdoors with you.
Black Gold Explorer Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula is 100% complete and balanced for adult dogs to provide the high quality protein and energy required for everyday stamina and endurance. It contains an essential oil blend to support a healthy skin and coat while also providing natural antioxidants from fruits and vegetables.
High quality protein for active dogs
Prebiotics and oatmeal for sensitive stomachs
Fruits and vegetables. No corn, wheat, or soy
Crude Protein (min)26.0%
Crude Fat (min)16.0%
Crude Fiber (max)3.5%
Linoleic Acid (min)2.0%
Zinc (min)150 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min)175 IU/kg
Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min)2.5%*
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min)0.5%*
Glucosamine (min)350 mg/kg*
Chondroitin Sulfate (min)500 mg/kg*
Calorie Content355 Kcal/Cup
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
Chicken Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Grain Sorghum, Brown Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Brewers Rice, Natural Chicken Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Flaxseed, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Sweet Potatoes, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Dried Egg Product, Fish Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Calcium Carbonate, Pea Protein, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Yeast Culture, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Carrots, Dried Spinach, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries.
The chart below shows the cups of Black Gold Explorer Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dog Food that is required daily to maintain condition and to support a normal level of activity in adult dogs of varying sizes.
|Your Dog’s Current Weight (LB.)||Standard 8oz. Cups to Feed Per Day*|
|5-10||3/4 – 1|
|10-15||1 – 1½|
|15-25||1½ – 2¼|
|25-40||2¼ – 3¼|
|40-60||3¼ – 4⅓|
|60-80**||4⅓ – 5⅓**|
*Amounts are based on a 8 oz. standard measuring cup. A cup will hold about 3½ ounces of Black Gold Explorer Chicken Meal & Brown Rice 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.
The daily amount of food that active adult dogs need is influenced by the environmental temperature, and their activity, size and breed. The amount fed should be adjusted according to the dog’s appetite and body condition. Extremely active or hard-working dogs may require and consume 1 1/2 to 3 times the amount of food indicated for their weight on the chart. Once per day feeding is adequate for adult dogs.
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.
Metabolizable Energy (ME) = 3586 Kcal/kg or 355 Kcal/cup (calculated)
Statement of Nutritional Adequacy
Black Gold Explorer Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient profiles for adult maintenance.
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:
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