New technology protects military dogs from hearing loss

New technology protects military dogs from hearing loss
New technology protects military dogs from hearing loss (Source: FOX NEWS)

(WFXG) - The U.S. Army could be getting new equipment for military dogs, thanks to an innovations program.

A company named Zeteo was issued a grant to create a device named “CAPS” (Canine Auditory Protection System), the device is designed to protect the dog’s ears from loud noises during transport and combat.

Officials from the U.S. Arm say, “Even a short helicopter flight can affect a dog’s hearing.”

If a dog’s hearing becomes impaired, it could be enough the prevent the dog from hearing proper commands, which in short could compromise a mission.

Check out these cool CAPS!

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