The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.
Retailers should convey to their customers that rear-fanged snakes are harmless pets.
Retailers should take advantage of any opportunity to channel the widespread human fascination with prehistoric creatures into a passion for herpetology.
Creating living habitats for herptiles will not only inspire customers, it will help stores stand out from the crowd.
It’s imperative that retailers educate their customers on the importance of supplementing diets for herptiles.
The re-legalization of salamander and newt sales within the U.S. could open up new opportunities for herptile retailers.
Herptile retailers should be ready and able to help aesthetics-minded customers transform a bare-bones enclosure into an attractive piece of décor.
With the holidays approaching, retailers should figure out the best method for marketing kits to potential shoppers.
Despite—or perhaps because of—the aura of danger they carry with them, scorpions can make an intriguing pet.
Though many families seek out turtles as pets, it’s important for retailers to educate them on the specific needs of these herptiles.
Knowing the best products to order and stock are key to maintaining a successful herptile business.
For customers looking to venture off the beaten track in snake ownership, sand and rosy boas can provide an intriguing alternative.
When it comes to snakes, ball pythons are superstars and retailers should educate themselves on this species.
There are a plethora of tarantula species to satisfy any customer.
Monitor lizards can be great pets, as long as consumers choose the right breed for their lifestyle.
Retailers should encourage sales of herptiles as more people downsize their homes.
Exotic animal retailers have a unique opportunity to bring wonder and new learning experiences into local schools by encouraging and facilitating classroom pets.
While reptile shows might not be an instant moneymaker, savvy retailers can use them as valuable marketing and bargain-shopping opportunities.
Corn snakes are imperative to a successful herptile business.
Being well-informed on species-appropriate substrates is key to helping customers maintain their pets’ wellbeing.