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Heart of Jackson Humane Society, Inc.: Emergency Medical Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Medical expenses for Shawnee.

This grant, for the most part, took care of her chronic ear issues and made her adoptable.

How many pets did this grant help?

One - Shawnee, a purebred shar pei.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Shawnee is 2-3 years old and has obviously had chronic ear infections her entire life. After an ear flushing and numerous rounds of medications prescribed by a local vet, Shawnee was referred to a specialty clinic. Various procedures were performed, including a video otoscopy and myringotomy. Her ear was flushed, removing a large amount of debris, and a small hole was made in the ear drum to flush the middle ear and medication was placed in the space. The infection is gone but her ears will need to be flushed twice a week indefinitely. Shawnee was adopted on April 18, 2016. We have continued to follow her progress and she is doing well.

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