Date admitted: December 14, 2018
Stranding location: Cape Canaveral
Status: In treatment
Admission notes: This turtle was found looking lethargic in Port Canaveral. Doozy’s blood values are good and we have found no fecal parasites thus far. They are a great eater as well. We hope this will be a quick turnaround in the Healing Center!
January 17, 2019: Since our last fecal exam, the flukes in Doozy’s poop have decreased. This means the de-worming medication is helping this turtle! Doozy also had x-rays and bloodwork done this week and we hope to have the results soon. This turtle is eating well!
January 9, 2019: This week, we found flukes in Doozy’s fecals. This turtle started a round of de-worming medication and will hopefully be clean soon!
January 2, 2019: Doozy looks fantastic and is eating, swimming and responding to rehabilitation well. This turtle’s blood values were not as strong as we would like to see, so Doozy will be with us until those numbers get high enough.
December 27, 2018: Doozy continues to have an awesome appetite and stays active in their tank. This turtle is still receiving broad-spectrum antibiotics.