Author Archive | Lois Hook

20 years of NRC

20 Years of Northampton Reptile Centre in Photos

It feels like only yesterday that Antony and I started selling reptiles in our small pet shop in St. James, Northampton. Fast-forward 20 years and a lot has changed! We’ve learnt a lot over that 20 years, both about the animals and running a business. But, I guess to have any business open for 2 […]

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We’re recruiting, fancy working with reptiles?

With the expansion of Northampton Reptile Centre, and the pending opening of our first Realm of Reptiles Franchise in Milton Keynes, it has never been busier here! We’re going to need more people! We will be looking to recruit both full-time and part time team members in Northampton and Milton Keynes in the near future. […]

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How to turn your Reptile Hobby into a Business

When my husband and I started Northampton Reptile Centre 16 years ago, it was the biggest decision of our life. The reptile hobby was relatively small back then, the equipment used was nothing like it is today and many of stores displayed miserable looking pets that were, in all honesty, not very well cared for. […]

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