Original Performance Formula 26/18
Trusted for Years To Give Your Dog Just What He Needs
With high protein and high fat promoting stamina and endurance, and now with Taurine for heart health, you can continue to trust that he’ll be protected both inside and out for all of your adventures together.
PROMOTE STAMINA & ENDURANCE WITH HIGH PROTEIN & ENERGY LEVELS
SUPPORTS HEALTHY JOINTS WITH GLUCOSAMINE & CHONDROITIN SULFATE
PREBIOTICS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY DIGESTION
SUPPORT HEALTHY SKIN & COAT WITH OPTIMAL LEVELS OF OMEGA 6 & OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS
TAURINE FOR HEART HEALTH
NO ARTIFICIAL COLORS, FLAVORS, OR PRESERVATIVES.
Crude ProteinMin. 26.0 %
Crude FatMin. 18.0 %
Crude FiberMax. 3.0 %
MoistureMax. 10.0 %
CalciumMin. 1.2 %
PhosphorusMin. 1.0 %
ZincMin. 150 mg/KG
Vitamin EMin. 100 IU/KG
*Omega 6 Fatty AcidsMin. 3.0 %
*Omega 3 Fatty AcidsMin. 0.3 %
*TaurineMin. 0.1 %
*GlucosamineMin. 300 mg/KG
*Chondroitin SulfateMin. 150 mg/KG
Calorie Content428 KCAL/cup
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.
Beef Meal, Ground Corn, Ground Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Chicken By-Product Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Brown Rice, Natural Flavors, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid), Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Inulin, Yeast Culture, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.
Adult Dogs: The daily amount of food that adult dogs require is influenced by their environment, 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 ½ to 3 times the amount of food indicated for their weight on the chart. Once per day feeding is adequate for adult dogs.
Remember to provide plenty of fresh, clean water in a clean container at all times. For your pet's health, see your veterinarian regularly.
Feeding instructions for an average dog with normal activity:
|Dog Weight (LBS.)||Cups to Feed Per Day*|
|3-5||3/4 – 1|
|5-15||1 – 1⅔|
|15-25||1⅔ – 2½|
|25-40||2½ – 3½|
|40-60||3½ – 4½|
|60-80**||4½ – 5¼**|
|80+||3 3/4 + 1/3 Cups
for each additional 10 lbs
*Amount per day is measured in cups. 1 cup = 8-ounce dry measuring cup.
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.
Metabolizable Energy (ME) = 3759 kcal/kg or 428 Kcal/cup (Calculated)
When transitioning your dog to Black Gold Explorer dog food, substitute a small amount of your dog's current food with Black Gold Explorer dog food. As shown in the chart below, gradually increase the amount of new food over a 10-day period. If your dog has a sensitive stomach, consider extending the transition period.
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