As the years have passed, the availability of certain species has diminished while others have become more readily available.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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