By adopting a seal you support an individual animal through a one-time donation. This way you contribute significantly to its recovery. It’s a very special way to help a seal. With this adoption you will receive an adoption certificate with a picture of your seal and some background information. When the seal is rehabilitated it will be released again. You will receive pictures of the release by e-mail.

Look below for the seals available for adoption and check out their stories. Use the form to make your choice and to adopt.

Do you wish to do more to support your adopted seal? You can also contribute extra to their medication and nutrition, you decide what you would like to give!

Seals for adoption



Found on: February 1st on Schiermonnikoog
Species: grey seal
Rescued because: Vigo is a young seal that was recently left behind by his mother. He was old enough and had to take care of himself. But that is sometimes difficult and Vigo became weakened. That's how he was found on the beach. Will you give Vigo a helping hand?

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Found on: January 31st on Schiermonnikoog
Species: grey seal
Rescued because: Scar was found on the beach, entangled in fishing nets. In his attempts to come loose he became even more entangled.  Scar was very lucky because his wounds were not deep. But if he hadn't been found on time, he would not have survived this.

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Found on: December 10th on Vlieland
Species: grey seal
Rescued because: Olaf was about 3 days old when he washed up after a storm on the beach of Vlieland. He had lost his mother. The umbilical cord was still on his belly and one of his eyes was inflamed. He is now being taken care of in the Sealcentre where he is being cared for.

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Found on: December 12th, Terschelling
Species: grey seal
Rescued because: Elsa was about a week old when she was found on the Dutch island of Terschelling. She was all alone and even after a period of observation, the mother was obviously not returning. And so Elsa was brought to the Sealcentre where she shares a unit with Olaf

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Found on: December 28th on Terschelling
Species: grey seal
Rescued because:This is Pep. Pep is a young pup who had a serious wound on one of his toes. This wound got infected and to prevent that the infection would spread this part of the toe was amputated. The surgery (see photo) was succesful: now Pep needs to recover from it. Will you support Pep? 

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Found on: December 25th on Ameland
Species: harbour seal
Rescued because: Rudolf is sick due to a lungworm infection. This results in very heavy breathing and coughing up blood from the lungs. That is why his face was covered in blood as you can see in the picture. Will you adopt Rudolf? With an adoption we can give him medicine for a week!

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Found on: November 6ht on Terschelling
Species: harbour seal
Rescued because: Blitz was brought in weakened, she only weighed 13 kilos upon arrival. Far too little for a seal of her age! Blitz has a serious lungworm infection for which she is now being treated. If the treatment is successful, she will recover completely. Will you support Blitz?

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Found on: November 5th op Ameland
Species: harbour seal
Rescued because: Hopper has a lungworm infection that makes her very sick. Fortunately, she was found on time and can now be treated. Hopper is currently still in intensive care where she is being taken care of and receiving medication, her treatment will take 2-3 months in total. adopt me