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A dog food for working dogs that require a high-calorie, high-energy diet

Dr. Gary’s Best Breed Working Dog Recipe was formulated in cooperation with Schutzhund club members to provide the optimal food for active dogs. If you’re looking for dog food for working dogs, you’re in the right place.

  • Unique combination of modest protein and high fat from all-natural sources provides an energy-dense food.
  • 580 calories per cup for lean dogs and maintaining weight.
  • Balanced ration of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids including EPA, DHA, and linoleic acid for skin and coat.
  • Enriched with taurine for the heart.
  • Natural antioxidants for the immune system.
  • Fiber from beet pulp for an active digestive system.
  • Natural sources of glucosamine for joints and connective tissue.

This energy-dense kibble is perfect for any working or active dog. And each of our recipes has been formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.

Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Rice Flour, Oatmeal, Brown Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Egg, Catfish Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Flax Seed, Natural Chicken Flavor, New Zealand Green Mussel, Lecithin, Dried Kelp, Salt, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin E Supplement, Biotin, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Citric Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Minimum) 24.0%
Crude Fat (Minimum) 22.0%
Crude Fiber (Maximum) 3.5%
Moisture (Maximum) 10.0%

Typical Nutritional Analysis

This data is composed of calculated values using ingredient nutritional analysis and actual lab analysis of our foods. It is not intended to represent absolute values and therefore not guaranteed as in the above table.  The information should be used as a helpful guide when determining if a specific formula is suitable for a known dietary requirement.  Should you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Calcium 1.4%
Phosphorus 1.1%
Ash 6.5%
Potassium 0.6%
Sodium  0.35%
Magnesium 0.1%
Zinc 268 mg/kg
Manganese 72 mg/kg
Iron 245 mg/kg

It is important to remember that your dog’s nutritional needs are unique and will vary with his environment, age and activity level. We recommend feeding to condition, this means using the following guide as a starting point, monitoring his weight and adjusting amounts accordingly. Feeding at least twice a day is optimal. Make sure fresh, clean water is available always.

Body Weight (lbs.) Cups Per Day**
 Up to 10  1/4 to 1/2
 11-23  1/2 to 1
 24-36  1 to 1-1/2
 37-49  1-1/2 to 2
 50-62  2 to 2-1/2
 63-75  2-1/2 to 3
 76-89  3 to 3-1/2
 90 or More  3-1/2 Cups Plus 1/2 Cup For Every 10 lbs. over 90

 ** 1 cup equals approximately 133 grams of food.

Best Breed Working Dog Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.

Pregnant Females: Minimal increase needed during first 6 weeks. Weeks 7 through 9 increase up to 25%.

Lactating Females: Immediately after whelping nutritional demand increases by 50% when compared to maintenance levels. During peak lactation increase feeding up to 300% of regular intake.

Contains 572 Kcal per cup ME (metabolizable energy) and 4.7 oz. of food per standard 8 oz. measuring cup.