Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV2167
Admitted on: 2021/07/23
Collection Site: Comox
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Dehydrated;
Weight at Admission: 6.8 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 56 days (1 month, 3 weeks, 4 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 remain for at least 14 days before they are moved to a larger tub.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: Harbour Air
Milk Matrix Irwin is being fed a milk formula that mimics the milk he would receive from his mother. This formula is high in fat and promotes weight gain. He will eventually be weaned onto fish.
There are no updates for Irwin yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...
Please do not contact the rescue centre for updates. The information published here is the latest, and we will publish more updates as they become available.