Black Gold Explorer Super Performance 32/21 is built with the perfect combination of high protein and high fat to help dogs maintain their energy and proper weight. After all, there are adventures to be had and work to be done.
Black Gold Explorer Super Performance Formula 32/21 is designed for extremely active and working dogs of All Life Stages, including large breed puppies, 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 protein & energy levels for stamina and endurance
Prebiotics to support healthy digestion
Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate for healthy joints
Crude Protein (Min)32.0%
Crude Fat (Min)21.0%
Crude Fiber (Max)3.0%
Zinc (Min)160 mg/kg
Vitamin E (Min)150 IU/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Min)3.2%*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min)0.5%*
Glucosamine (Min)350 mg/kg*
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min)350 mg/kg*
Calorie Content420 Kcal/Cup
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
Chicken, Chicken Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brewers Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid), Fish Meal, Grain Sorghum, Brown Rice, Brewers Dried Yeast, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Sweet Potato, Pea Protein, L-Carnitine, Dried Chicory Root, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Choline Chloride, Rosemary Extract, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Carrots, Dried Spinach, Dried Blueberry, Dried Cranberry, 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 Guidelines (Adult): Food requirements will vary depending on breed, environment, temperament, and stress factors. Pregnant, lactating, show dogs or 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 8 oz. cups to feed per day*|
|5-10||3/4 – 1|
|10-15||1 – 1⅓|
|15-25||1⅓ – 2|
|25-40||2 – 2¾|
|40-60||2¾ – 3¾|
|60-80**||3¾ – 4½**|
Nursing pups are ready to start nibbling on moistened solid food at three to four weeks of age. Allow them to eat as much as they can consume in a 30-minute period. After they are fully weaned (six to eight weeks), keep dry puppy food available for them at all times or feed them according to the frequency listed in the chart. When your puppy is one year old, you can begin the transition over to an adult dog food. Gradually change the food over a four to seven date period.
Puppy Feeding Chart (Standard 8 oz. cups per day)
|Body weight as an adult||Age:|
|1-2 months||3-4 months||5-7 months||8-12 months|
|3-11||2/3 – 1||3/4 – 1||1 – 1 1/4||1 1/4 – 1 1/2|
|12-19||2/3 – 1 1/4||1 1/4 – 1 1/2||1 – 1 1/3||1 – 1 1/4|
|19-49||2/3 – 1 1/3||2 – 2 1/2||1 1/2 – 2 1/4||2 – 3 1/4|
|50-75||3/4 – 2 1/4||2 – 3||1 2/3 – 3 1/4||2 1/2 – 4|
|76-99||1 – 2 1/3||2 1/4 – 3 1/4||4 – 5 3/4||5 – 6 1/2|
|100+||2+**||3 1/2+***||5 3/4+**||6 1/2+**|
*Amounts are based on a standard 8oz. measuring cup. A cup will hold about 3¾ ounces of Black Gold Explorer Super 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 Super Performance Formula 32/21 Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lb. or more as an adult).
Metabolizable Energy (Me) = 3926 Kcal/Kg Or 420 Kcal/Cup (Calculated)
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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