About Sam Shapter

Sam is the manager of Northampton Reptile Centre and consultant to the Realm of Reptiles franchise. Follow her on Twitter at @SamShapter
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Green Tree Skinks In-store! [VIDEO]

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New Green Tree Skink Arrivals We’ve updated our animal list online and this week it includes green tree skinks! Before you take a look at all the reptiles, amphibians, spiders and scorpions we have. They’re awesome! I like them so much, I’ve made a small video for you. Let me know what you think! Updated Animal […]

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Looking for something to do this summer? Bring the kids to Northampton Reptile Centre

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Summer is here and the schools are out! It’s not easy to entertain the kids for 6 weeks so we hope we can help you out. We’re offering you the opportunity to visit our centre with the kids (or if you are the kid, bring an adult!) and get handling all the great animals we […]

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Are you a VIP member at Northampton Reptile Centre yet?

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  For a while now we’ve been trying to think of a way of giving something back to you to say thank you for your support over the years. Last week we launched our reptile V.I.P membership rewards, and I just wanted to make sure you all know about it. Reptile V.I.P membership  is our […]

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Northampton Reptile Centre, now open on Sundays!

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Well, we’ve done it. We’ve finally persuaded part of the reptile centre team to give up their hard earned Sundays off!  They’d much rather be playing with the snakes and lizards anyway! So, from this Sunday forward, our Northampton store will be open from 10:30am until 3pm. So come along and say hello! How to […]

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200 free boxes of livefood being given away to celebrate shop extension. Get yours!

200 free boxes of livefood being given away to celebrate shop extension. Get yours!

2010 was a busy year for everybody at Northampton Reptile Centre. In fact the shop got so busy we had to extend it! Smashing down a few internal walls has made the shop, I guess, 50% bigger! I really, really, really, REALLY want everybody to come and see the changes we’ve made. So, we’ve decided […]

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Want a Great Deal on a Great Animal? These guys are on special offer so be quick!

Want a Great Deal on a Great Animal? These guys are on special offer so be quick!

You fancy a new reptile? Now could be the time. We need to get some vivs empty for next week’s new arrivals, so I’ve put together a few very special offers to persuade you to add a new addition to your reptile family. They are collection only from the shop and on a first come […]

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What’s it like at Northampton Reptile Centre? Watch the video!

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Ever wondered what it’s like at Northampton Reptile Centre? Many of you guys already know as you’ve visited us before, but for those of you who haven’t been our guests yet we put together a small video montage of some of our customers. I hope you like the video, it’s not very long but cost […]

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How reptiles took over my life!

How reptiles took over my life!

Hello, Sam here! Many of you know I haven’t been at work for a while as I’m recovering from an operation. I’m well on the mend now but I am missing the shop and customers! I thought to keep in touch I’d tell you all about how I got into reptiles and about some of […]

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How to hint you want a reptile for Christmas!

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Firstly, I must apologise for using ‘the c word‘ whilst still in the middle of October. But, ‘Christmas’ is now only a mere 9 weeks away! Now, I know there are many of you out there who are gagging to get your first reptile this year or add to your existing pet collection. So, how […]

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Customers Online In Store

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We’re very proud of our new website www.reptilecentre.com. So what better way to show it to our customers than on a huge 37″ plasma screen? Customers can use the site in the shop to browse products, print care sheets or peruse the gallery pages. All customers are encouraged to enter their email address on the […]

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