There are a lot of E-bay shops and online reptile supplies shops that are run by professionals, by this we mean professional business people.
How many are there that are run by professional zoologists where the emphasis is on animal welfare rather than profits? Not many.
Global Geckos Reptile Shop is run by not 1 but 2 qualified zoologists and these are not ‘micky mouse degrees’ bought from a catalogue. The staff running Global Geckos Reptile Shop dont only Hold BSc’s (Bachelor of Science degrees) but in fact hold MRes (Master of research degrees). There are absolutely no other UK reptile shops that have anywhere near the level of qualification of the staff at Global Geckos Reptile Shop and when you throw in the cumulative 25 years of experience keeping and breeding hundreds of different reptiles there really is no other shop that will give you impartial product advice based on animal welfare rather than profits.
Hard lessons to learn:
Don’t buy something because it’s cheap, buy something because its fit for the task at hand.
We are forever picking up the pieces in our retail store (bricks and mortar shop) from when new customers have bought what they thought were online bargains only to find that they are inadequate and unfit for purpose. Those new customers are now repeat customers as they value our knowledge and honesty.
Our way of thinking is don’t buy the product that is the cheapest but the product you only need to buy once.
It’s a false economy buying inadequate ‘starter kits’ only to find they don’t include a thermostat or appropriate lighting. Let our shop guide you to the right purchase the first time, I guarantee you it will be cheaper in the long run.....