"Now with the wheelchair he is able to go on two walks a day as well as the park," she said. "He got to chase a squirrel for the first time the other day - his Canadian initiation."
She added that Leo's health has improved dramatically and he's put on five pounds.
"I'm sure he must be really happy to have a human around to give him attention," Penman said. "When I found him on the beach that is really all he wanted, was attention from people. Nobody would give it to him though because he was in such a disastrous state. I don't think he will have that problem anymore though."