Presenting Savannah: Our Story & Products

Savannah Pet Treats is founded on our ideology of "Good for Pets, Parents & Planet" and all our products are tested against, and need to pass each of our 5 core principles; Sustainable, Hypoallergenic, Nutritious, Functional, Desirable.

  

1. Savannah: Novel Protein Pet Food

Healthy & Sustainable Ostrich Pet Treats.

 

2. Core Principles

"Good for Pets, Parents & Planet" is our motto, and all our products are tested against, and need to pass each of our 5 core principles:

 

3. The Amazing Ostrich

Ostriches are truly amazing animals that deserve our admiration and respect. They are the largest and heaviest living birds, weighing up to 330 lbs. (150 kg) and can stretch to be over 8' (2.4m) tall, are capable of reaching speeds of up to 70 km/h and covering up to 5 meters in a single stride. They are also very adaptable, living in diverse habitats across Africa and parts of Asia. They can survive in harsh conditions, such as extreme heat and drought, by regulating their body temperature and water intake. Their incredible resilience and metabolism make them one of the most efficient animals as a sustainable livestock.

Ostriches have been domesticated and farmed in South Africa since the 1820's and produce exceptional feathers, leather and a red mead - more akin to beef in terms of look, texture and taste than poultry.

Ostriches are truly amazing creatures that have many fascinating features and behaviors.

 

4. Quality, Novel-Protein Meat

Ostrich meat is deep red in color and has a similar texture, taste and the high protein to beef, whilst maintaining the low calory, fat, and cholesterol of poultry. 

5. Savannah: Our Ostrich Pet Treats Range

We have formulated three lines of treats your Dog will love;

  • Functional Pet Treats - Tasty, Hypoallergenic treats in three forms made from free-roaming ostriches. Free of GMO's, antibiotics, steroids, wheat, corn and soy.

  • Chew Treats - 100% Natural, single-ingredient chewy an delicious treats your dog will love. Excellent for dental hygiene and loaded with Protein and Omega 3, 9 and 12 fatty acids. 

  • Gnaw Treats - 100% Natural, single-ingredient gnaw treats. Dogs like chewing on bones for one primary reason: it’s a primal instinct. Chewing on bones is also a way for puppies to relieve some of the pain of teething. But as they get older, chewing on bones can be beneficial for their dental health.

 

6. Functional Treats

Functional dog treats are more than just snacks for your furry friend. They are specially designed to provide health benefits such as dental care, joint support, skin and coat health, and more. Functional dog treats are made with natural ingredients that are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients that your dog needs. Functional dog treats are a great way to reward your dog and keep them happy and healthy at the same time!

  • Health benefits of Beetroot: Beetroot is a rich source of antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, which help to protect against oxidative stress and improve overall health. It is also a good source of fiber, which supports digestive health.

  • Health benefits of Butternut: Butternut is a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, such as potassium and vitamin C, which are important for overall health. It is also low in fat, making it a healthy addition to your dog's diet.

  • Health benefits of Mango: Mango is a natural source of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C and potassium, which are important for overall health. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, which can help to maintain digestive health.

  • Health benefits of Grapefruit: Grapefruit is a natural source of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C and potassium, which are important for overall health. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, which can help to maintain digestive health.

  • Health benefits of Buchu: Buchu is a natural source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which can help to protect against oxidative stress and improve overall health. It is also a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C and potassium.

  • Health benefits of Rooibos: Rooibos is a natural source of antioxidants, which can help to protect against oxidative stress and improve overall health. It is also naturally caffeine-free, making it a safe and healthy choice for dogs.

 

7. Chew Treats

Chew treats like tendons are good for dogs because they help keep their teeth and gums healthy. Tendons are natural and digestible, so they don't pose a choking or intestinal risk. They also satisfy the dogs' instinct to chew and provide them with mental stimulation and enjoyment. Dogs love the taste and texture of tendons, and they can spend hours chewing on them.

The Savannah Ostrich chew treats are also very high in proetin and fatty acids. Fatty acids are essential nutrients for dogs that help them maintain healthy skin, coat, joints, and brain. Omega 3, 9 and 12 are some of the most important fatty acids that dogs need in their diet. Omega 3 has anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce itching, allergies, and arthritis. Omega 9 helps regulate cholesterol levels and prevent obesity. Omega 12 supports nerve function and cognitive development. By providing your dog with a balanced diet that includes these fatty acids, you can improve their quality of life and well-being.

Chew treats like tendons are a great way to reward your dog and improve their dental, mental and overall health.

 

8. Gnaw Treats

Dogs like chewing on bones for one primary reason: it’s a primal instinct.

Bones are important for dogs - they help them keep their teeth clean and healthy, they provide them with essential nutrients like calcium and phosphorus, and they satisfy their natural chewing instincts. Bones also stimulate their gums and jaw muscles, which can prevent dental problems and boredom. Dogs love to gnaw on bones and enjoy the taste and texture. Bones are a great way to reward your dog and make them happy.

Ostrich are flightless birds and have strong, heavy bones with a honeycomb-like core structure and do not splinter like poultry.   

 

9. Range

Ostriches are large, with long legs and strong joints. Below is an image that illustrates and compares the size of the various Savannah ostrich products.

 

10. USA-based Distribution & Support

South Africa is the world's largest producer of ostrich, contributing up to 80% of the global production but farming operations in the USA are growing. Savannah is part of a growing group, investing in ethical and sustainable raising of ostriches both in South Africa and the USA, bringing both quality products to the market, but also ensuring scale and volume to meet demand.   

 

11. Savannah Pet Treats

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