Thursday, July 29

Pets

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50 unique gifts for dogs lovers and their canine companions

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.We rounded up the most unique and thoughtful gifts for dog lovers and their canine companions. Here are 50 useful, entertaining, and adorable gifts dogs and their humans will love. For more gift ideas for everyone in your life, check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. To a dog lover, the best gift of all is, well, a dog. But second best? Anything made for or reminiscent of the canine companion that stole their heart.In this list, we've curated 50 of our favorites, including a ground-breaking book about dogs who talk, a stylish dog crate and a self-cooling bed for hot summer days. Whether you w...
Animals, Music, music streaming, Pets, Playlists, Spotify, Spotify Playlists, Streaming (Reference), Tech How To, Tech Insider, Tech Reference

How to generate a Spotify’Pet Playlist’ with music that both you and your pet will love

Spotify's Pet Playlist feature creates a playlist of music that you'll like, based on your pet's personality. You'll need to tell Spotify what kind of pet you have; you can pick a dog, cat, iguana, hamster, or bird. Spotify says they consulted with a musicologist to pick songs that your specific pet is likely to enjoy. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Associated Press, Austria, Bites, Invasive Species, Pets, python, Snakes, toilets

A man in Austria was bitten by a 5-foot-python that slithered into his toilet

A man in Austria got a surprise during a visit to the toilet on Monday.  He was bitten by a python that apparently escaped from his neighbor's apartment, the AP reported.  The 65-year-old victim "felt a 'nip' in the genital area" according to police.  See more stories on Insider's business page. A 65-year-old man in Austria got a surprise when he sat on his toilet Monday morning, according to an AP report. The culprit: a 1.6-meter (5 1/4-foot) python that apparently escaped from his neighbor's apartment and traveled through the drains. The victim "felt a 'nip' in the genital area," local police told the AP in a statement. It was th...
Business, Culture, Fish, Japanese, Koi Fish, Pets, Retail, shops, Strategy, Weekend BI UK

A koi fish seller says business is booming, thanks to his careful attention to detail. He sometimes visits 20 breeders a day to source fish that can sell for thousands.

Tim Waddington has more than 30 years' experience selling koi carp. His Quality Nishikigoi store serves customers from South Africa, Trinidad, and the US, among others. He told Insider what it takes to run a profitable koi business. LoadingSomething is loading. S...