David's in fish school now. So far, he's lacking a bit of initiative...
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV1971
Admitted on: 2019/07/31
Collection Site: Anvil Island
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation
Weight at Admission: 11.2 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 for an average of 14 days before they are moved to a larger tub.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance
Fish School David Hassealhoff is now in fish school. He is currently learning how to eat fish on his own. All pups are initially hand-fed, but later fish is just thrown into their tub to give them an opportunity to dive for, grab and swallow the fish whole, head first. It's something all pups need to learn, and it requires quite some skill. Eventually, David Hassealhoff will eat entirely on his own at which point he will graduate from fish school.