Performance
Formula

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 crafted to give very active, athletic and competitive dogs the nutrition they need to live an energetic and eventful outdoor life with you.

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 Acid (Min) 3.0%*
Omega-3 Fatty Acid (Min) 0.3%*
Glucosamine (Min) 300 mg/kg*
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min) 150 mg/kg*
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food 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, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source Of Vitamin K Activity), 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 Dogs: 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.)

5-10

10-15

15-25

25-40

40-60

60-80**

Standard 8 oz. cups to feed per day*

3/4-1

1-1 2/3

1 2/3-2 1/2

2 1/2-3 1/2

3 1/2-4 1/2

4 1/2-5 1/4 **

*Amounts are based on a standard measuring cup. A cup will hold about 3 1/2 ounces of Black Gold Explore Performance Blend Formula Dog Food.

**For larger dogs, feed an additional ½ cup per day for each 10 lbs. of additional body weight over 80 lbs.

Caloric Content

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 six day period. Suggested transition as follows: