Euchre was rescued on 23rd October 2015
Euchre, 4-5 weeks old male grey seal pup, was rescued from the beach at Constantine in Padstow by Dave & Lesley Jarvis and another medic, which are members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

Dave said "when they arrived at the beach, members of the public were trying to encourage the pup back into the sea, all the pup wanted to do was rest."

Some people think it is best to put seals back into the sea, this is not always the best solution.
Euchre The pup weighing 33kgs (this is the biggest rescued pup the team has had in this season) was transported to the Seal Sanctuary by Lesley & Dave.

Click here to see a selection of photos of the pup´s arrival at the Seal Sanctuary.

Dan (photo above and left), a member of the Animal Care team, helps Dave to carry the cage.
Upon arrival at the seal hospital, members of the Animal Care Team carried out a full assessment of the pup and found wounds to his flippers and belly which some of them were infected, high temperature and as well as a cloudy left eye.

The local vet Head & Head treated and prescribed the pup a course of antibiotics and inflammatories and also eye drops.
Euchre Update - 26th October 2015 : This photo of Euchre was taken on 24th October 2015, one day after he arrived at the Sanctuary, he is very fesity.

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Update - 30th November 2015 : Euchre is now in the outside convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation and learning how to compete for fish during feeding time with other rescued seal pups and resident adult seals.

Euchre´s flipper tag number is 58 (blue).
Update - 1st January 2016 : This photo of Euchre in the convalescent pool was taken on 27th December 2015.

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Seal Release - 4th February 2016Update - 6th February 2016 : Euchre along with Kerplunk, Boggle, Jenga, Uno and Checkers were released back to the wild on 4th February 2016 at Gwithian.

Click here to watch a video of the seal release by Pirate FM Radio.