The North American Reptile Breeders Conference and Trade Show took place Oct. 11-12, 2014 in Tinley Park, Ill.
Top breeders brought their top projects and showcased them to the general public as well as other breeders. Television personalities also made an appearance such as Mark O’Shea of O’Shea’s Big Adventure and Nigel Marvin.
Bugs and worms top the reptile menu at pet stores.
From basic to advanced, this category has something for everyone.
Steps must be taken to make sure future generations enjoy the same reptiles we do.
Supplements and medications worth stocking.
Carrying a variety of snakes can boost business.
Feeding your bottom line more than you may realize.
Exploring the latest habitats for aquatic turtles and tortoises.
How to best showcase your reptiles for maximum sales.
Wider choice of herp bowls and feeders avalaible to entice consumers.
From ancient Egypt to your local pet store, the evolution of this fascinating snake is amazing.
Days like this help bring attention to a category of pets that are sometimes overlooked.
How great staff training can make, or break, your live animal sales.
More reptile cleaning products available than ever before.
The President of USARK explains the work the group does.