MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Paso Doble

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2149

Admitted on: 2021/07/15

Collection Site: Salt Spring Island

Reason for Admission: Dehydrated; Maternal separation;

Weight at Admission: 10.2 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 14 days

Current Habitat: Out of Quarantine

Once a patient has spent some time in quarantine and been given a clean bill of health, they are moved to a larger and deeper tub and leave quarantine. Here they can improve their skills until they are moved to a pool with other harbour seals.

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/09

Weight at Admission: 8.1 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Fish School Paso Doble 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, Paso Doble will eat entirely on his own at which point he will graduate from fish school.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Paso Doble yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...

Guestbook for Paso Doble

  1. Hello Paso Doble…Drink your milk and get strong! Hope you become the feistiest seal of the west!💕

  2. Hi Paso Doble- Your profile pic makes you look like long and lean and too cute. I think your named after a ballroom dance that has something to do with that. I want to boop your precious snoot in your other pic. The MMRC will give you lots of love and take the best care of you. Sending you lots of love and healthy thoughts.

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