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Craftybasketadelaide. Calypso, believed to be Australia's oldest horse, dies on the Gold Coast aged 50. Updated about 5 hours agoMon 10 Feb 2020, 3:37am A much loved 50-year-old gelding, that lived for almost twice as long as the average horse, has died on the Gold Coast.
Key points: An equine veterinarian says Calypso's 50 years is the equivalent of 150 years of a human lifeThe young quarter horse was bought from a riding school in the 1970s after the Nakic family found it was being mistreatedHorses generally live to between 25 and 30 years of age Calypso was thought to be one of the oldest horses in Australia when he celebrated the milestone with a birthday party in the Tallebudgera Valley on the official horses' birthday, August 1, last year. Jenny Dyson-Holland, Calypso's carer, said she found the quarter horse dead in his paddock on Saturday morning.
"He was such a tough old boy," Ms Dyson-Holland said. "Quarter horses are renowned for being tough but he just had a will to live. "Right to the last day he was lively, eating and happy. " "Just like with people, it's obviously got good genes. These are Australia’s friendliest neighbourhoods. WATCH: Watch this video a furious avocado tree owner has filmed of their cheeky neighbour using a net to steal fruit from their backyard!
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Sewing for Australia: New Richmond students create handmade items for animals shelters. With the animal shelters in dire need of supplies and handmade items, Hillside Elementary third grade teacher Kathryn Bourassa approached Principal Frank Norton about what local students could do.
“It all started with social media. I was scrolling through Facebook one night and a picture came up on somebody's page of a poster from an Australian rescue that was desperately seeking a lot of handmade items for the animals they had been saving,” Bourassa said. “I looked at it, and since I love animals, I thought I’d start sewing. When I came to school the next day, I remembered that January’s Tiger Trait is service. So of course, I hunted Mr. After discussing the idea to involve all of the kids in the school in a large group project, Bourassa was given the green light.
“I helped bring in stuff for the project. The second graders were put in charge of making posters to put up around the school. “I was part of getting the templates traced and cut out. “I love koalas and think they are cute. Calypso, believed to be Australia's oldest horse, dies on the Gold Coast aged 50. Western Australia to ban puppy farms and sale of puppies from pet shops. Puppy farms will be outlawed and buying puppies from pet shops banned under laws to be introduced to the Western Australian parliament.
The premier, Mark McGowan, has committed to ending over-breeding and the operations of illegal breeders. “Dogs are an important part of many families in Western Australia,” McGowan said. “We want to make sure they are looked after and treated well throughout their lives. “The new laws will mean dogs can be traced throughout their lives through a central registration system, allowing authorities to identify dodgy or illegal breeders and shut down their operations.
“We will also be providing assistance to pet shops to help them transition to dog and puppy adoption centres, meaning they can re-home displaced and abandoned dogs.” Maylands MLA and the puppy farming working group’s chair, Lisa Baker, said the legislation would make the state’s dogs and puppies safer, reduce the opportunity for illegal puppy farming and encourage better welfare for all dogs.