VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Dr. Bonnie Herring

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2064

Admitted on: 2020/08/04

Collection Site: North Vancouver

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 6.4 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 105 days (3 months, 1 week, 6 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Private Vessel, MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2020/11/17

Release Site: Tsawwassen Beach

Release Weight: 23.6 kg


"Dr. Bonnie Herring" was named by Daily Hive Vancouver staff after Provincial Health Officer for the province of British Columbia, Dr. Bonnie Henry. Dr. Henry has a background in epidemiology and is a specialist in public health and preventive medicine; she has also been instrumental in the province's response to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Patient Updates

Dr. Bonnie Herring was released after 105 days in our care.

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

Bonnie has been moved to a pre release pool and is becoming a much faster competitor!

Bonnie still needs some assistance in fish school but she is progressing well!

Bonnie is still being tube fed but is gaining weight and become much more energetic.

Small and mighty! She may be tiny but Bonnie is doing great and progressing really well.

Guestbook for Dr. Bonnie Herring

  1. Hi Bonnie! I am happy to read that you are progressing well! Stay strong! Love and hugs!

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