MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Viola DaFish

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1981

Admitted on: 2019/08/03

Collection Site: Esquimalt

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 5.65 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 91 days (2 months, 4 weeks, 2 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/11/02

Release Site: Tsawwassen

Release Weight: 22.5 kg

Patient Updates

Viola DaFish was released after 91 days in our care.

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

So big! Viola has made good use of her time in the pre-release pool and clearly learned how to compete for fish. Good job!

Viola has finally left quarantine! Other than that... she's still her usual self. Very vocal, somewhat grumpy if you can call it that, and hopefully gaining more weight very soon.

Viola is very vocal whenever we get anywhere near her. She can usually be found in her 'favourite corner', playing with her flips. But she's also very aware of her surroundings, and quite curious.

Viola is still receiving antibiotics, but she's looking much better than she did just a few days ago.

Viola is no longer a "critical" patient and has perked up a lot over the last couple of days. She's also gained weight, so she looks much better than she did when she was admitted. We're really proud of her!

Viola is looking a bit better today, though she is still in critical condition and under close observation.

Viola was lethargic and didn't seem to be doing well on Monday. She required IV fluids over night, but staff are saying that she's already been a bit brighter this morning. She remains under close observation while treatment continues.

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