VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2184

Admitted on: 2021/07/30

Collection Site: Galiano Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.75 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 86 days (2 months, 3 weeks, 4 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/28

Weight at Admission: 9.1 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2021/10/24

Release Site: Blackie Spit

Release Weight: 23.9 kg

Patient Updates

Shuffle was released after 86 days in our care.

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

Shuffle is almost ready for release! Just needs to get a little bigger first!

Shuffle is already in a pre-release pool! He'll continue to gain weight as he learns how to compete for fish.

Guestbook for Shuffle

  1. Hey there Shuffle Mcfluffle. What a cute name and i bet you are just as precious. Be well and drink lots of milk to grow big and strong.

  2. Hi there Mr. Shuffle- Came to check on you and hope you are doing well. I hope you are drinking lots of milk so you can grow bigger and stronger every day. The staff at MMRC will give you the best care and give you lots of TLC. Stay brave and hope you are feeling well soon. Sending you lots of healthy and positive thoughts. Take care and know you are loved.

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