Dorothy is improving greatly since her admit, and she’s got a fighting spirit!
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV2360
Admitted on: 2023/08/20
Collection Site: English Bay
Reason for Admission: Lethargic, Underweight
Weight at Admission: 41.3 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 35 days (1 month, 4 days)
Current Habitat: Steller Pool
This is a pre-release pool. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance
"Training" Pool Dorothy Island has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move to a larger pool once she is confident enough.
Dorothy is doing great and gaining weight!