About Lois Hook

Lois started Northampton Reptile Centre almost 20 years ago before making the decision to open Realm of Reptile franchises around the UK. She is recognized as a leading authority on reptile retail. Lois is on Twitter at @LoisHook.
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Realm of Reptiles Exhibit at The Pet Show 2013

The Pet Show is the largest of its kind with indoor and outdoor arenas showcasing the best in animal displays, pet related features, products, care and advice. So naturally, Realm of Reptiles were invited to be a part of the event! The show took place at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire which is fairly close to our […]

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Would You Like to Work With Reptiles? Positions Currently Available at Realm of Reptiles!

Are you passionate about reptiles? Are you a hard-working, considerate, team player? Maybe you should consider employment within the Realm of Reptiles group? As our community of specialist reptile stores expands, we need good people to work with us to maintain our high standard of pet reptile retail and husbandry. We’re only interested in recruiting team […]

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Christmas Opening Hours for Milton Keynes

We just wanted to let you know our opening times at Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes over the Christmas period. We don’t want you to run out of bugs, or come on a day when we’re closed! Saturday 24th December -     10:00pm – 3.00pm Sunday 25th December -        CLOSED Monday 26th December […]

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Milton Keynes – Days 15-21, lots of changes!!

So much has happened in the past week to Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes. The plastering has been done, the electrics are nearly finished and most of the new woodwork is complete. The sign at the front of the shop has now been installed. I don’t think that people are going to miss it, what […]

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Day 13 in Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes – The builders are in

The wall is still putting up a fight, but we’re getting through it. The builders are now in and getting the stud wall in place. Up against it to get the rooms ready for the electrician to start work!

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Day 10 in Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes – BRING ON THE WALL!

10 days in at Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes! Today has pretty much been dominated by one thing, this stubborn wall! By removing the wall, it will convert the shop from two rooms into one large ‘L’ shaped room. As you can see this one small piece of wall is proving to be very difficult.

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Day 4 in Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes. 28 to go!!

It’s starting to look like a workable space! Well, it’s a shell, but you have to knock ‘em down to build ‘em up. It has been a busy week, the decorators have been working very hard to get walls prepared. Antony, Emma and Rory (new boy) have also been helping out to get things done. […]

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Day 3 in Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes. 29 to go!!

OK, so work is well underway! Carpets are coming up and tilers, decorators and signage poeople are coming in. Progress. Still much to do as the store opens in 4 weeks from tomorrow, on the 12th November!! As you can see (with a little imagination), it’s going to be a nice space for reptile folk […]

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Day 1 in Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes. 31 to go!!

Realm of Reptiles Milton Keynes will be holding it’s grand opening on Saturday 12th November 2011. That’s great news and we’re all very excited, but now the pressure is on to turn this old ‘ink shop’ into a Realm of Reptiles. The layout has been finalized. Electricians, tilers, builders, plumbers, painters and decorators are on […]

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