Large Breed Puppy Formula
The NEW 26/17 Premium Puppy Formula
& balanced nutrition-Never any
artificial colors or flavors
This formula provides the
premium nutrition your pup
deserves. Formulated with highly
nutritious animal based
proteins, high quality fats,
Omega 6 & 3 Fatty Acids, and
with the correct calcium
phosphorus ration for your
female and her puppies this
blend is sure to provide the
essential nutrients for strong
bones and joints along with
spectacular skin and a beautiful
palatability over most other
brands - from puppies to pets to
performance dogs - Black Gold
Premiums are what your dog needs
for a healthy condition. All
Premiums are formulated to meet
the nutritional levels
established by the AAFCO Dog
Food Nutrient Profiles for all
- Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids
- Correct Calcium / Phosphorus Ratio for your female and her puppies.
- Correct size and consistency of Nugget
- Correct Fat content for proper skeletal development
Crude protein, minimum 26.0%
Crude fat, minimum 17.0%
Crude fiber, maximum 3.5%
Moisture, maximum 12.0%
Omega-6 Fatty acids, minimum 3.0%*
Omega-3 Fatty acids, minimum 0.3%*
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.
Over 100 years experience with dogs and our professional nutritionist give us the edge in canine nutrition. You provide the training, home and love; let Black Gold provide the nutrition.
And it is the correct size and consistency of nugget. Not only is it 100% complete & balanced nutrition, but it also has no artificial colors or flavors.
Above on the left you can see the typical size of the Black Gold Puppy Kibble, (8mm round) On the right is the typical size of all other Black Gold product Kibble (7mm x 8mm).
Premium Dog Food 26/17 Puppy Formula
Black Gold® Premium Puppy food 26/17 is formulated to meet the nutritional
levels established by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
Beef Meal, Ground Wheat, Corn Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken
Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid), Brewers Rice, Chicken
By-Product Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Salt, Brewers Dried Yeast,
Malted Barley, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Propionate (Preservative), Choline
Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Sulfate,
Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin A
Acetate, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Calcium
Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate,
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement)
PUPPIES: Puppies should be fed Black Gold Puppy Food
26/17 3-4 meals per day according to appetite during the first six months of
age. This can be modified to 2-3 times per day for the next six months of age.
Keeping food fresh is important in maintaining consumption, so adjust amounts
fed according to appetite.
Black Gold Puppy Food 26/17 is designed to be fed either dry directly from
the bag, or moistened with either broth or water. Moistened food should be mixed
according to the desired consistency, usually a 4:1 or 5:1 ratio of dry food to
water or broth. Clean water is an essential nutrient that needs to be available
for your dog at all times, regardless of the method of feeding.
If fed moistened, do not serve more than puppies will consume in a
thirty-minute period to ensure product freshness. If fed dry, food may be kept
before the puppies at all times. After one year of age, follow adult feeding
Follow the recommended feeding guide below or use the
Feeding Instructions for Average Dog with Normal
Dog Size Weight
Toy Breeds 3-12 lbs. ¾ - 1 cup
13-25 lbs. 1 ¾ - 2 1/4 cups
26–50 lbs. 2 ¼ - 3 ¾ cups
51–100 lbs. 3 ¾ - 5 1/4 cups
Extra Large 100+ lbs. 5 ¼ plus ½ cup for each 10
lbs. of body weight over 100 lbs.
*Amounts are based on standard 8-ounce dry
Female 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.
NURSING: Black Gold Premium Puppy food 26/17 provides the extra nutrition needed
by reproducing females in stages of gestation and lactation. Food consumption
may vary during gestation, so feed the amount needed to maintain the pregnant
female’s good body condition. Food intake may double or even quadruple during
For best result supplements should not be added, except
under the advice of a veterinarian.
Feeding Tip: Changes in your pet’s feeding habits should be made gradually.
When changing over to Black Gold Premium Puppy food 26/17, first substitute
small amounts of Black Gold in place of your pet’s current food. Then over the
next week to 10 days, increase the amounts of Black Gold, while decreasing
amount of his other food, until your pet has 100% Black Gold Premium Puppy food
REMEMBER TO PROVIDE PLENTY OF FRESH, CLEAN WATER IN A CLEAN
CONTAINER AT ALL TIMES!