Colt rescued on Valentine's Day in Northern California receives good news

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After viewers like you rallied to help a tiny colt that was rescued from a ravine in Fremont, veterinarians announced good news -- there's no need for surgery. (KGO-TV)

A tiny colt that was rescued from a ravine in Northern California on Valentine's Day received good news on Tuesday.

The horse, aptly named Valentine, was taken to the University of California, Davis after being rescued in Fremont, California.

The Animal Control officer who rescued the colt was hoping for donations to pay for his medical care. Thanks to an outpouring of support, more than $16,000 was donated in less than 24 hours to help with Valentine's treatment.

Early Tuesday afternoon, X-rays revealed at least one break. But doctors said they were inconclusive. Good news came from Valentine's CT scan, as it revealed a second suspected break near a vulnerable artery didn't exist.

Doctor's said because of the good news, Valentine would not need to undergo surgery.

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Officials are now trying to identify the owner of the colt.

If you would like to help with Valentine's medical care, you can learn more on his GoFundMe page.
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