The Golden Retriever has a straight muzzle and teeth that meet in a scissors bite. The kibble size, shape and texture of the GOLDEN RETRIEVER ADULT formula is designed specifically for this breed and encourages him to chew.

The skin and coat reflect the dog’s state of health. An appropriate food is important in maintaining healthy skin and coat. The GOLDEN RETRIEVER ADULT formula helps support the skin’s role as a barrier with an exclusive complex of nutrients and helps maintain skin and coat health (EPA and DHA).

Golden Retrievers can be prone to cardiac sensitivity. The GOLDEN RETRIEVER ADULT formula contains specific nutrients to help support healthy cardiac function: taurine, EPA and DHA.

Excess weight gain can affect the health of Golden Retrievers, and therefore an appropriately balanced food is necessary for their well-being. GOLDEN RETRIEVER ADULT helps maintain the breed’s ideal weight with an appropriate calorie and fat content.

Golden Retrievers are well-known for their happy personalities and luxurious coats. With targeted nutrients, GOLDEN RETRIEVER ADULT helps to promote an ideal body condition and strengthen skin, while the tailored kibble helps satisfy appetite.

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Corn, wheat, chicken by-product meal, poultry by-product meal, wheat gluten, natural flavors, powdered cellulose, pork fat, chicken fat, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, vegetable oil, dried tomato pomace, powdered psyllium seed husk, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, potassium sorbate (a preservative), L-lysine, vitamins[DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), niacin supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin supplement, folic acid, vitamin A acetate, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], choline chloride, taurine, glucosamine hydrochloride, DL-methionine, L-carnitine, borage oil, calcium carbonate, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), green tea extract, trace minerals[manganese proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], chondroitin sulfate, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Calorie Content

This diet contains 3475 kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME) per kilogram or 299 kilocalories ME per cup on an as fed basis (calculated).

Crude Protein (min)23.0%, Crude Fat (min)11.0%, Crude Fiber (max)5.8%, Moisture (max)11.5%, Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min)0.16%, Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min)0.09%, Taurine* (min)0.12%, Glucosamine* (min)911.25 mg/kg, Chondroitin sulfate* (min)9 mg/kg.

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Dry Feeding

Dog Weight Low Activity Medium Activity High Activity
57 lb (26 kg) 3 1/2 cups (302 g) 4 cups (350 g) 4 5/8 cups (398 g)
66 lb (30 kg) 3 7/8 cups (336 g) 4 1/2 cups (390 g) 5 1/8 cups (443 g)
75 lb (34 kg) 4 1/4 cups (370 g) 5 cups (428 g) 5 5/8 cups (486 g)
84 lb (38 kg) 4 5/8 cups (402 g) 5 3/8 cups (465 g) 6 1/8 cups (529 g)
88 lb (40 kg) 4 7/8 cups (418 g) 5 5/8 cups (483 g) 6 3/8 cups (549 g)

Mixed Feeding

Weight Cans Low Activity Moderate Activity High Activity
57 lb (26 kg) 1 can + 2 1/2 cups (211 g) 3 cups (259 g) 3 1/2 cups (306 g)
66 lb (30 kg) 1 can + 2 7/8 cups (245 g) 3 1/2 cups (298 g) 4 1/8 cups (351 g)
75 lb (34 kg) 1 can + 3 1/4 cups (278 g) 3 7/8 cups (336 g) 4 5/8 cups (394 g)
84 lb (38 kg) 1 can + 3 5/8 cups (310 g) 4 3/8 cups (373 g) 5 cups (436 g)
88 lb (40 kg) 1 can + 3 3/4 cups (326 g) 4 1/2 cups (391 g) 5 1/4 cups (557 g)
Royal Canin Breed Health Nutrition Golden Retriever Adult Dry Dog Food

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Customer reviews

Dog Lover 54
21 May 2023

Golden Retriever Adult Dog Food

My golden has been eating this for about a month now - she's losing some weight - the low calories are important for her right now. She seems to love it and transitioned to this brand easily.
Gonjou
21 Nov 2022

My golden retriever was so happy!

He just ate all the food in a second. Very nice food.
coco my regriver name
03 Nov 2022

i have been feeding my dog since last three month

but the dog is till getting hair loss . i dont know what is the use of giving them such sooooo expensice food.. not getting results
Sue1962
07 Jun 2022

Loved the food, difficult in finding it available

Low supply in stores, breeder contacted us about alternative foods that are less expensive but equal in quality
JoAnn4321
07 Jun 2022

My dogs love it, their teeth stay so clean,

I stay 4 bags ahead so I don’t run out if things get crazy again,
CentralOR
07 Jun 2022

Great food for our goldens

We have been using this food for our 2 goldens who are 4 years old. It has never given them any digestion problems and their coats look amazing. My one complaint is that the bags sometimes are more vacuum sealed and sometimes less. I wish they were always vacuum sealed tight. They are never open just loose in the bag sometimes.
Deb54
12 Jan 2022

Amazing Results!

I switched to Royal Canin (from Blue) a couple of months ago at the recommendation of my Vet. So glad I did, as I have seen an incredible difference in my 8 year old Golden. Before Royal Canin, his energy level was low, coat was lackluster and eyes appeared cloudy. Cannot believe the difference in our 8 year old!! He finally plays (really plays!) with our 18 month old Golden, which she needed. His coat is soft and shiny AND his eyes look clear and healthy!! Thank you Royal Canin for such a great product!
Royal Canin response
Great to hear he is doing so well!
16 Dec 2021

The proof is in the pooping!

I just switched to this dog food and from the moment I opened the bag I was impressed! My two Golden's love the flavor! After a few days of adjusting to the new food, their poop tells me everything I need to know. They are pooping fewer times each day and less is coming out. This dog food has more nutrients to absorb and less waste to get out. As a dog mom, this makes me feel so good to know I have finally found a healthy dry dog food!!!!
Royal Canin response
Great feedback, thank you!
LCP20
30 Apr 2021

Vet Recommended

As a practicing small animal veterinarian, I recommend Royal Canin breed specific diets to my clients looking for personalized nutrition for their pets. I personally feed my two Golden Retrievers the Golden Retriever Adult formula. I've found that it keeps my dogs' coats beautiful while managing their caloric intake. They love it, tolerate it well, and I am happy with Royal Canin's commitment to science and quality.
25 Apr 2021

I have been giving my boy this food since he was a puppy and now I can’t find it any where! All the pet stores say that they are not getting the product from your company. I’m on 3 months of searching for my boys food. This is great dog food for my Golden, but now I have to change his food. Please help me understand why this is happing?