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Barking Heads Golden Years Dog Food

Barking Heads Golden Years Dog Food
Dry » 2kg Bag

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  • Dry » 2kg Bag £10.99
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Barking Heads "Golden Years" is a light calorie diet for senior dogs, specially formulated to provide dietary and nutritional support throughout the ageing process. Aimed at dogs 7 years and up, it combines a carefully selected formula of digestible ingredients to accommodate the needs of slower digestions and metabolisms, so you can be assured your older dog is receiving the very best dietary care. With delicious and nutritious salmon and chicken- rich sources of protein- and wholesome brown rice to satisfy appetite for longer between mealtimes and encourage weight maintenance. The diet also contains a beneficial blend of natural antioxidants to strengthen your dog's defenses, and advanced glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate to provide joint and skeletal support for a healthy and mobile dog.

Golden Years is now also available in a wet variety containing freshly prepared British chicken, salmon, brown rice, vegetables, herbs and hip & joint care, all gently steamed to help put a spring back in their step. There are also no artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives, and no GM ingredients.

Feeding Guidelines

The following table is a guide to feeding Barking Heads Golden Years. All dogs are unique and other factors such as age, activity levels, growth spurts can have an effect on their nutritional needs. Please check with your vet that you dog is at their correct healthy weight. Although your dog may want to devour the whole bag we recommend that your introduce any new food gradually, replacing 25% of their existing food every day until they are eating 100% Barking Heads.

Always ensure there is a fresh bowl of water available at all times.

Daily Suggested feeding amounts for Barking Heads Golden Years.


Weight of dog (kg) Amount per day (grams)
5 - 10 70 - 140
10 - 20 140 - 250
20 - 30 250 - 350
30 - 40 350 - 440
40+ 440


Weight of dog

Fed on its own Fed as a topper with dry food

up to 5kg

1 tray

as desired up to ¼ tray


2 trays

as desired up to ½ tray


3 trays

as desired up to 1 trays


4 trays

as desired up to 1 ½ trays

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Collections only)
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.


Ingredients List

Dried Chicken (27%), Brown Rice, Potato, Barley, Oats, Trout (5%), Peas, Lucerne, Chicken Stock (3%), Salmon Oil (2%), Chicken Fat (1%), Seaweed, Tomato, Glucosamine (1,000mg/kg), MSM (1,000mg/kg), Chondroitin (700mg/kg), Carrot, Apple, Cranberry, Prebiotic FOS, Prebiotic MOS

What do these colours mean?

Ingredient Analysis

Crude Protein (25%), Fat Content (11%), Inorganic Matter (8.5%), Crude Fibre (3.75%), Moisture (8%), Omega-6 (2%), Omega-3 (1%), Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate (514mg), Manganous Sulphate Monohydrate (101mg), Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate (37mg), Calcium Iodate Anhydrous (4.55mg), Sodium Selenite (0.51mg), L'Carnitine (200mg), Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate (617mg)

Dry weight nutrients



Reviews (26)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Barking Heads Golden Years Dog Food, including answers from our team.

9 July 2019 at 1:45pm

Best food choice

Pearl Robson

  • VioVet customer since 2011
  • From: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

I have a 10 year old boxer that is now getting heavier whilst slowing up in his walks.
I want to be careful with his weight so what would be better for him - Golden Year’s or Fat Dog Slim?

  • Website Content Developer

Hi there,

It will depend on how old the dog is and also how much weight the dog is putting on currently.

If the dog has just started putting on weight we would recommend going on the Golden Years and keeping a close eye on the feeding guide for the weight the dog needs to be. If the dog is prone to putting on weight rapidly and finds it difficult to shed the weight even when feeding the correct amount than Fat Dog Slim will be ideal.

Both recipes are made using the highest quality human grade ingredients with natural oils, Omega 3 & 6 so there will be no harm caused to joints or muscles when going on either recipe.

I hope this information helps.