I check her ears regularly, just to see if there is any gunk or smell. She had terrible ear infections as a puppy. We booked her to the vet today just to find out if she had some kind of obstruction or if she had simply lost the nerves to her ears.
It turns out her left ear seems not to have an eardrum, I can’t remember the medical name for it, something like tymphania. However both ears were closed with a swelling of the ear canal, and a nasty yellow smelly gunk right near the remaining eardrum. This might also her loss of balance sometimes. The hearing and balance nerves run through the same channel.
We saw our excellent German vet today, she has excellent English and a wicked sense of humour. She gave the dog an injection, which I guess is some kind of steroid, because the dog has been begging for food.
Anyway tonight the dog definitely has some hearing. Her lovely Terrier ears are right up on stalks. She keeps wanting to go outside to listen. She is pricking her ears up and wagging her tail when I talk to her. Both her ears are flicking backwards and forwards, and independently, so perhaps she has some hearing in both ears after all.
We are going back tomorrow for the vet to look down the ears again. She said she couldn’t see past the swelling to see the eardrum. Hopefully the injection has done the trick, we find out what sort of infection this is. I want a swab and check before we give her more antibiotics, she has a tendency to colitis on antibiotics. I am so hopeful for her hearing.
This got me to thinking about all the Syrian and Yemen people who have been bombed. I am sure a lot of people have lost their hearing. I am praying God restores their hearing. Anyone who has lost their hearing. For any reason. Fancy not being able to hear the voice of the one you love ever again. I pray that in God’s great mercy he restores everyone’s hearing. I am not sure how many people is everybody, but nothing is too difficult for God.
Just thinking about it, Tyke’s boyfriend the gorgeous Samoyed has gone completely blind. I think we need a miracle there too. He can’t see her, and she couldn’t hear Him. I am going to ask God to double up on that blessing of healing, and ask that in His blessed generosity, God Almighty heals everyone who is blind too. Jesus said we would be able to ask God to move mountains and they would move is we asked in His Name. I am asking for these things in the name of The Lord Jesus Christ. And a big Amen to say thankyou!