VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Steven Sealberg

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1927

Admitted on: 2019/07/14

Collection Site: Harrison Lake

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 5.8 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 111 days (3 months, 2 weeks, 5 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2019/11/02

Release Site: Tsawwassen

Release Weight: 27.7 kg

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Patient Updates

Steven Sealberg was released after 111 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Based on photographic evidence alone, we'd say Steven and poolmate Ringo have become 'friends'.

Steven is getting used to being with other pups... with a little bit of luck, he'll be in a large pre-release pool very shortly.

Steven is off his meds. He's already gained quite a bit of weight and continues to make good progress.

Steven has made some progress. He definitely looks much better now!

Guestbook for Steven Sealberg

  1. Oh so very tiny. I pray he will get better soon. So skinny. Thanks to the rescuer for taking the time to get him to you.

  2. A Big thank you to the Vancouver Aquarium Rescue center for the quick response and saving our little friend. I’m so pleased he looks so well❣️❣️❣️

  3. We are so pleased that you are doing better. You had such a tough day. A 50 km boat ride and then a 100 km truck ride to meet the rescue team. You are one tough little guy. Also, the sweetest little man that we have had the pleasure of helping. Being able to spend several hours with you, you managed to steal our hearts. We are glad you are no longer alone. We will keep checking on your progress. Kudos to the rescue centre and their team.

  4. I’m so glad you’re doing well Steven! Is there a recent picture of him now that he’s in a big pool?

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