Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food delivers what it takes to nutritionally help maintain your pet's appearance, energy, and fitness.
- Crunchy mix dogs love
- Essential fatty acids for healthy skin and shiny coat
- Highly digestible ingredients to help promote nutrient absorption
- Basted with natural beef flavor for great taste
Ground yellow corn, meat and bone meal, ground wheat, wheat middlings, animal fat (preserved with BHA and citric acid), chicken byproduct meal, corn gluten meal, natural flavor, salt, potassium chloride, choline chloride, calcium carbonate, zinc sulfate, vitamin E supplement, color added (red # 40, yellow # 5, blue # 2), monocalcium phosphate, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, niacin, copper sulfate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, manganous oxide, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K activity), riboflavin supplement, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, folic acid, vitamin D supplement, cobalt carbonate.
Crude Protein (min.) 21.0%; Crude Fat (min.)10.0%; Crude Fiber (max.) 3.5%; Moisture (max.) 12.0%; Linoleic Acid (min.)1.50%; Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min.)1.75%*; Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min.)0.10%*
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.
Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food may be served moist or dry. Either way, it will provide your dog with complete, balanced nutrition. To serve moist, simply add one part warm water to four parts Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food. Stir until pieces become moistened. Feed while warm.
A dog should be maintained in good body condition and not allowed to become overweight. The food intake required to maintain good body condition will vary depending on age, activity level, environment as well as other factors. Consequently, the food requirement for each dog will vary, and should be adjusted accordingly. Use the standard chart below as a guide. Hardworking dogs or dogs exposed to cold weather may require 2-3 times these amounts.
Puppies: Puppies begin to eat solid food at 3-4 weeks of age. Add warm water to soften the food and after 8 weeks, mix with water or feed dry. Feed puppies all the moistened Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food they will consume at intervals throughout the day, or use the chart as a guide and feed approximately twice as much as suggested. If fed moistened, do not serve more than what the 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.
Pregnancy and Nursing: Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food 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.
Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional needs of normally active dogs. Quality ingredients are formulated in just the right amounts to provide everything dogs are known to need for complete and balanced nutrition - No supplements are necessary, even the most finicky dog will love the nutritious, crunchy nuggets.
Feeding Tip: Changes in your pet's feeding habits should be made gradually. When changing over to Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food, first substitute small amounts of Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food in place of your pet's current food. Then over the next week to 10 days, increase the amounts of Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food, while decreasing amounts of his other food, until your pet has 100% Retriever Bites & Bones Dog Food.
Animal Weight/Size - Daily Amount
Toy (3 to 12 lb.): 1/2 to 1-1/2 cups per day
Small (13 to 25 lb.): 1-1/2 to 3 cups per day
Medium (26 to 50 lb.): 3 to 4-1/2 cups per day
Large (51 to 100 lb.): 4-1/2 to 6-1/2 cups per day
Extra Large (100+ lb.): 6-¾ cups per day plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lb. of body weight over 100 lb.
*Amounts are based on standard 8 ounce dry measuring cup.