Rocket Dog rescued on 1st November 2010
Rocket Dog, a juvenile seal, was rescued from Mumbles Gower in Wales and taken to RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre on 1st November 2010 for treatment.

In late December 2010 Rocket Dog was transferred to the National Seal Sanctuary for its next stage of rehabilitation and to learn to compete for fish with other seals. Rocket Dog is by far the noisiest pup we have at the moment!     His flipper tag number is 80024 (orange).

Click here to see further photos on 30th December 2010.
Rocket Dog
Seal Release Update: 8th March 2015 - Rocket Dog along with Boo, Roz, Wellington, Dap,
Andy´s Platform and Fats Domino were released back into the wild at Gwithian
on 24th January 2011.

Update: 3rd April 2018 - Rocket Dog was spotted at a local haul-out along the coast of Cornwall on 27th March 2013, 13th May 2013, 12th & 15th September 2013, 10th October 2013, 4th November 2013, 6th December 2013, 9th & 11th January 2014, 7th, 10th & 20th February 2014, 3rd, 7th 15th & 22nd March 2014, 10th April 2014, 8th May 2014, 15th & 22nd December 2014, 2nd February 2015, 7th March 2015, 13th July 2015, 10th November 2016, 18th September 2017 and 12th March 2018 by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust.

Members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust volunteer hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify and watch over the seals around the Cornish coast.