VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Loose Canon

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2352

Admitted on: 2023/08/09

Collection Site: Nanoose Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation, Emaciated, Dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 9.7 kg

Patient Status: released

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

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/08/06

Weight at Admission: 9.6 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/12/12

Release Site: Porteau Cove

Release Weight: 25.0 kg

Patient Updates

Loose Canon was released after 125 days in our care.

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

Very energetic and feisty, she is gaining weight on formula in her place in quarantine.

Loose Canon is energetic during swims and gaining weight well on formula.

He is now out of quarantine and has started weaning!

He has competed the weaning process! He’s now in fish school and learning how to eat independently.

Loose Canon is making great progress in fish school and is eating on his own!

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