VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A local disabled lamb is getting his big break as the model for a national calendar.
“Scooter McScooterson” was rescued at just two-weeks-old by Vacaville-based animal sanctuary The Funky Chicken Rescue after he suddenly lost the use of his back legs.READ MORE: 'You're Scaring Kids': Crowd Combats Anti-Pride Protesters At Children's Museum By Singing
Working with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Scooter got a special spinal surgery that was the first-ever done on a lamb. He is now slowly regaining his strength – and is gaining more use of his back legs.READ MORE: Rivers See Crowds With Triple-Digit Heat, Also Rescue Calls
Scooter’s story helped him get featured in the 2021 “Walkin’ Pets” calendar, which helps raise pet mobility awareness and celebrates the spirit of handi-capable animals.MORE NEWS: Dispute At Knights Ferry Recreation Area Turns Violent, Vehicle Hits 4 People
Proceeds from the calendar are donated to the Handicapped Pets Foundation.