Trust the Retriever family of products to provide complete and balanced formulas for every stage of your dog's life. Guided by their staff of pet nutritionists, they include all the vitamins and minerals essential for proper nutrition. Relying strictly on high-quality ingredients, all Retriever products deliver what it takes to nutritionally help maintain your pet's appearance, energy, and fitness. And while they're devoted to keeping your dog happy and healthy, they also remember the importance of tail-wagging good taste. Keep your pet in top shape by serving up your best value in high-quality dog food and biscuits. Try their brand once and you'll be a believer in Retriever. Retriever is Tractor Supply Company's exclusive value brand of dog food and biscuits that is devoted to keeping your dog happy, healthy and active. Developed by a staff of nutritionists, Retriever dog food and biscuits include high quality ingredients and all of the essential vitamins and minerals to maintain your dog's overall health. Retriever biscuits are not only a tasty treat, but also offer a crunchy texture to help maintain clean teeth, fresh breath and tartar reduction.
Ground yellow corn, meat and bone meal, soybean meal, animal fat (preserved with BHA and citric acid), animal digest, salt, corn starch, cellulose gum, sodium tripolyphosphate, guar gum, caramel color, lecithin, mixed tocopherols (a natural preservative), calcium carbonate, choline chloride, dried beef stock (source of beef flavor), artificial color (red #40, yellow #5, yellow #6, blue #2), zinc sulfate, vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, niacin, copper sulfate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, manganous oxide, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K activity), riboflavin supplement (source of vitamin B2), sodium selenite, calcium iodate, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement, cobalt carbonate.
Crude Protein (min.) 21.00%, Moisture (min.) 12.00%, Crude Fat (min.) 8.00%, Crude Fiber (max.) 4.00%, Linoleic Acid (min.) 1.00%
Retriever Gravy Blend 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 Gravy Blend 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 provided as a guide. Hardworking dogs or dogs exposed to cold weather may require 2-3 times these amounts.
Feeding Directions for Adult Dog Maintenance:
Toy Breeds: 3-12 lb. = 1/2 to 1-1/2 cups per day
Small 13-25 lb. = 1-1/2 to 3 cups per day
Medium 26-50 lb. = 3 to 4-1/2 cups per day
Large 51-100 lb. = 4-1/2 to 6-3/4 cups per day
Extra Large 100+ lb. = 6-3/4 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.
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 Gravy Blend 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.
Product Name 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 Gravy Blend 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 Gravy Blend Dog Food, first substitute small amounts of Retriever Gravy Blend Dog Food in place of your pet's current food. Then over the next week to 10 days, increase the amounts of Retriever Gravy Blend Dog Food, while decreasing amounts of his other food, until your pet has 100% Retriever Gravy Blend Dog Food.