A shepherd's job is to care for his flock -- but one German man has gone above and beyond the call of duty.
When an adorable East-Prussian Skudde lamb's mother passed away, Wolfgang Grensens, who volunteers as a shepherd in Luebeck, northern Germany, decided to raise the 6-week-old baby himself.
The lamb's name is Wally.
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Grensens even takes the cute lamb on walks through the town along with his three Australian cattle dogs
Check out more photos of the family in the slideshow below:
CLARIFICATION: While the captions for the Getty images in the slideshow call the dogs Australian shepherd dogs, we believe them to be Australian cattle dogs.