Large Breed Formula
The NEW 26/17 Premium Puppy Formula
100% complete & 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 coat.
With superior 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 life stages.
- 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
Metabolized Energy "As Fed" 1879 kcal/lb.
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.
Meat 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 instructions.
Feeding Instructions for Average Puppy with Normal Activity
Body Weight age: 1 month-6 months 6-12 months
3-10# 1-2 1-1 ½
11-30# 2 ½-4 ½ 2-3
31-50# 5-6 ½ 3-5
51-70# up to 7 4-6
71-90# up to 8 5-7
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.
Follow the recommended feeding guide below or use the self-feeding method.
Feeding Instructions for Average Dog with Normal Activity
Dog Size Weight Daily Amount*
Toy Breeds 3-12 lbs. ¾ - 1 cup
Small 13- 25 lbs. 1 ¾ - 2 1/4 cups
Medium 26 – 50 lbs. 2 ¼ - 3 ¾ cups
Large 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 measuring cup.
PREGNANCY AND 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 lactation.
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 26/17.
REMEMBER TO PROVIDE PLENTY OF FRESH, CLEAN WATER IN A CLEAN CONTAINER AT ALL TIMES!