PAWS dog rescue camera could save your life

Rescue dogs may soon be outfitted with a new camera system that can assist emergency crews in recovery missions. CNET UK has the story.

BBC video screenshot by CNET UK

A U.K. firm has developed a camera system that relays video and audio information from rescue dogs, helping man's best friend to lend a paw in emergency situations, the BBC reports.

The system is called PAWS--a heart-melting backronym that stands for "Portable, All-terrain Wireless System" and takes the form of a harness that's saddled on to the brave rescue hounds.

The Beeb has a video of the system in action, complete with adorable dog. Developed by Wood & Douglas, the harness features a camera that sits atop the dog's bonce, and relays video and sound back to a monitor.

Read more of "PAWS dog rescue camera could save your life" at Crave UK.

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