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Kin of the Corn

While corn snakes make good pets, their genus includes many other viable options.

The Top Products of 2019

The 18th annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Awards celebrate the most innovative products launched in the pet care category.

Meeting the Locals

Knowing the ins and outs of the herptiles in your region can build a relationship of trust between you and your customers.

The Other Dragons

Although bearded dragons remain at the top of a herpetologist’s list, there are a variety of lizards that provide an attractive alternative.

Seeing the Light

It’s important to ensure that the lighting in a herptile’s enclosure is properly set up.

Animal Rights… and Us

As activists continue to fight for the rights of animals, they’re inadvertently hurting ethical pet store owners.

Selling Scorpions

Although they seem intimidating, scorpions can be great pets if they’re properly cared for and handled.

On Fire

Fire-Bellied Frogs are often overlooked in the herptile industry, but it’s time hobbyists gave these fun frogs a second glance.

The Sulcatta Problem

The popularity of the African Spurred Tortoise is causing complications for the breed.

April Fools

Sometimes, things don’t turn out how you expect, but result in lessons learned.

Ballin'

When it comes to snakes, ball pythons are superstars and retailers should educate themselves on this species.

Living Terreria

Creating living habitats for herptiles will not only inspire customers, it will help stores stand out from the crowd.

Herptile Supplements

It’s imperative that retailers educate their customers on the importance of supplementing diets for herptiles.

The Top Pet Products of 2018

The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.

Safe and Sound Snakes

Retailers should convey to their customers that rear-fanged snakes are harmless pets.

Turtle Time

Though many families seek out turtles as pets, it’s important for retailers to educate them on the specific needs of these herptiles.

Stocking the Shelves

Knowing the best products to order and stock are key to maintaining a successful herptile business.

Holiday Herptiles

With the holidays approaching, retailers should figure out the best method for marketing kits to potential shoppers.

Rose Hair Alternatives

There are a plethora of tarantula species to satisfy any customer.

Monitor Lizards

Monitor lizards can be great pets, as long as consumers choose the right breed for their lifestyle.
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