Retriever Mini Chunk Dog Food delivers what it takes to nutritionally help maintain your pet's appearance, energy, and fitness.
- For all life stages
- Linoleic acid to promote healthy skin and shiny coat
- Essential nutrients for maintaining strong bones and lean muscle mass
- Contains essential vitamins and minerals to help maintain a healthy immune system
Ground yellow corn, meat and bone meal, soybean meal, wheat middlings, animal fat (preserved with BHA and citric acid), natural chicken flavor, poultry by-product meal, brewers rice, dried plain beet pulp, salt, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, color added (red #40, yellow #5, blue #2), 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.) 21.0%; Crude Fat, (min.) 10.0%; Crude Fiber, (max.) 4.0%; Moisture, (max.) 12.0%; Linoleic Acid, (min.) 1.50%; Calcium, (min.) 1.00%; Phosphorus, (min.) 0.80%; Zinc, (min.) 180 mg/kg; Selenium, (min.) 0.30 mg/kg; Vitamin A, (min.) 10000 IU/kg; Vitamin E, (min.) 70 IU/kg.
Retriever Mini Chunk 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 (not hot) to four parts Retriever Mini Chunk 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, and other stress factors. Consequently, the food requirement for each dog will vary, and should be adjusted accordingly. Use the standard chart 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 Mini Chunk 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 Mini Chunk 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 Mini Chunk 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. 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 Retriever Mini Chunk Dog Food, first substitute small amounts of Retriever Mini Chunk Dog Food in place of your pet's current food. Then over the next 7-10 days, increase the amounts of Retriever Mini Chunk Dog Food, while decreasing amounts of his other food, until your pet has 100% Retriever Mini Chunk Dog Food.
Animal Weight/Size - Daily Amount
Toy (3 to 12 lb.): 1/2 to 1-1/2 cup per day
Small (13 to 25 lb. ): 1-1/2 to 2-1/4 cups per day
Medium (26 to 50 lb. ): 2-1/4 to 3-2/3 cups per day
Large (51 to 100 lb. ): 3-2/3 to 5-3/4 cups per day
Extra Large (100+ lb. ): 5-3/4 cups per day plus 1/2 cup for every 10 lb. of body weight over 100 lb.