Otter Pup From Homer Finds Home At Sealife Center


first_imgVeterinarian Kathy Woodie notes, “The prognosis for this otter looked grave, but he had a fighting spirit and overcame tremendous health conditions.” Dixon was named after Dixon Glacier. He arrived dehydrated, malnourished, and barely responsive. According to staff, he was found to have bacterial infections, anemia, and severe intestinal issues. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A male sea otter pup was admitted to Alaska Sealife Center, from Homer, earlier this month. Due to his rapidly degrading condition the veterinary team initiated treatment plans quickly, including more elaborate tests like an MRI.center_img According to the ASLC, the otter pup, named Dixon, was aged at approximately 2 months upon arrival. While Dixon is gaining strength, veterinarians and animal care staff still monitor him closely for any lapses in health.last_img