MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Hairy Pottery

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2258

Admitted on: 2022/07/26

Collection Site: Comox

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.55 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 125 days (4 months, 3 days)

Current Habitat: Stickleback Pool

This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Stickleback Pool with Hairy Pottery:Dulse, Milky Way, Sesame Snap, Water Silk, Suction Cup, Turkish Washcloth, Flat Pom Pom

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2022/07/20

Weight at Admission: 6.8 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Hairy Pottery has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own and that he can compete for food with other harbour seals. He has been moved to a larger pool where he can further test and improve his skills. He will move between pools as he progresses further and develops his skills until he reaches his release weight. It can take just a few weeks or several months before a patient is ready for release, depending on health status and treatment plan, weight gain and transport availability.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Hairy Pottery 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.

Guestbook for Hairy Pottery

  1. Hi Hairy Pottery! Glad yo were rescued and brought to the MMRC for their wonderful care. Sending love and prayers for you to get well soon. Take care HP!

  2. Hi Hairy Pottery, I love your name!!! I wish you good luck with everything in your life. Love from Italy <3 <3 <3 <3

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