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International Herpetological Society - IHS

The I.H.S. was originally founded in 1969 by a very small group of reptile enthusiasts and currently caters for approximately 750 members both in the UK and overseas.

We are committed to the ongoing research and propagation of all reptile, amphibian and chelonian species.

Only with your interest and help (by joining the society) is this work possible. 

Membership starts from £24 and you can sign up here:

Members receive;

- Monthly newsletter via email 

- Quarterly Herptile magazine via post

- Earlier & cheaper entry to IHS shows

- Exclusive discounts with a wide range of suppliers/couriers

Please see this link for the most up to date meeting times for our branches:

All details of our annual shows / breeders meeting can be found here:


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