Dwayne is very curious and alert, doing well during his tube-feeds and enjoying his baths. He's also beginning to lose his lanugo, the soft hair still covering most of his body.
Nickname: The Rockfish
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV1903
Admitted on: 2019/05/02
Collection Site: Prince Rupert
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; disturbance
Weight at Admission: 8.2 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 21 days
Current Habitat: In Quarantine
Every seal that arrives at the rescue centre is placed in a tub under quarantine. This is the first temporary home for each new arrival, where they will remain until they are fit enough to be moved to a larger tub.
Dwayne "The Rockfish" Johnson is the first pup of the season!
We rescue, rehabilitate and release 100-150 animals like Dwayne Johnson every year. You can support our important mission by symbolically adopting Dwayne Johnson today with a small donation to the rescue centre.