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Best Dog Food for Golden Retrievers

Made with human-grade ingredients to keep your Golden Retriever healthy and happy.

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3 benefits of Ollie for Golden Retrievers

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Easy to digest

High-quality human-grade ingredients are gently cooked for better digestion and nutrient absorption.

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Keeps pups at a healthy weight

We provide the perfect portion to help your pup get to and maintain a healthy weight.

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Provides complete and balanced nutrition

We work with a veterinary nutritionist whose recipes meet or exceed AAFCO standards for nutrition for all life stages.


Breed Type: Golden Retrievers

AKC Grouping:
Sporting Group

Temperament:
Friendly
Intelligent
Devoted

Demeanor:
Happy & Engaged

Average Weight:
55-75 pounds

Health & Grooming needs: 
Thick double coats
Frequently shed
Prone to ear infections
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Golden Retriever specific dietary needs:

Protein

Golden retrievers are popular family dogs but they are also used as service dogs and compete in almost every dog sport. These active and friendly dogs can work up an appetite. Owners need to be careful though, as these dogs are prone to obesity. 


Ollie’s recipes filled with quality protein sources including gently cooked human-grade chicken, turkey, beef, and lamb are ideal for Golden retrievers. In addition to the muscle meat from these protein sources, we also use organ meat as a source of high-quality protein. Our meals are made with nutrient-dense organs including the kidney and liver to add essential vitamins and minerals like iron, and magnesium.

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Fat

While pet parents don’t want their pups to gain too much weight, dietary fat is important to help your pup feel full, satisfied, and have plenty of energy. That is why we blend the optimal amount of dietary fat into each of our recipes. We ensure that our recipes contain great sources of Omega 3 fatty acids including cod liver oil. These fat sources will help active pups maintain a healthy weight, skin, and coat.

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Carbohydrates

Ollie delivers quality nutrition in every bite. While there is no official guidance from AAFCO on carbohydrate content, we add only the best to fuel your adventures. Your active Golden retriever can count on our recipes to help them feel full and energized. From leafy greens like spinach and kale to orange powerhouses like pumpkin, carrot, sweet potato, and butternut squash. In addition, our ingredients are great sources of fiber. A diet rich in fiber keeps the digestive system running smoothly. When feeding Ollie, you might notice your pup is having better, less frequent poops.

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Real dog food with nothing to hide

When you take away the fillers, byproducts, and artificial flavorings, you’re left with good, clean food. We promise to never put anything in your dog’s bowl that we wouldn’t eat ourselves.

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Meat-first recipes

Meat is at the forefront of all of our recipes—but not just any meat —real, high-quality protein sourced from farms in the US, New Zealand, and Australia.
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Fruit

Blueberries and cranberries pack a nutritive punch, providing your pup with vitamins and antioxidants.
Red lentils

Plant-based protein

Chickpeas, lentils, and peas pick up where meats leave off to offer complete and balanced protein essential to pups.
Kale

Leafy greens and root vegetables

From kale to sweet potatoes, veggies are a rich source of dietary fiber for digestive health (good poops!).

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Four fresh recipes to choose from

Each of our high-protein recipes are carefully crafted to provide a complete and nutritious diet for your dog.

Beef

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A popular pick that’s packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Chicken

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A gentle, yet balanced, blend of chicken and veggies.

Lamb

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An adventurous recipe for adventurous, active pups.

Turkey

Purple dog bowl filled with Ollie's turkey recipe
A lean protein, perfect for healthy muscle and tissue building.

What our pups are saying

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Skin & Coat Care

Jolene has been with Ollie from the beginning. She never has digestive issues or allergies. Her coat is shiny, she has energy, and I’m thankful I can get fresh food for her delivered at my door.

Nancy and Jolene

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WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Bella is an older dog and weight control is a concern, so I love how Ollie is perfectly measured for her diet.

Gretchen and Bella

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Digestive Health

Leia has a sensitive tummy and used to not eat (or throw up) her dry kibble. She literally jumps for joy when we pull Ollie out of the fridge. What a huge difference Ollie has made in our dog's life.

Kimmy and Leia