Dog owners Alaska and Canada are buying special vests their pets. The vests are to protect the pets attacks by bald eagles. In recent weeks, a number pet dogs have been taken away the birds of prey. The number of bald eagles has risen greatly Alaska. There have been many conservation efforts, which has seen the bald eagle population increase. Conservationists estimate there are now 30,000 the eagles in Alaska. While bird lovers are happy about this, pet owners are worried. The eagles have a 2.4-metre wingspan. They are strong enough to pick and fly away with a 6-kilogram animal. The eagles are already a nuisance farmers as they are killing chickens.
The special vest that pet owners are buying is called the CoyoteVest. It is a protective jacket that was designed to protect small dogs coyotes. A coyote is a wild dog that is similar to a wolf. It is common North America. The CoyoteVest has a variety spikes and other sharp things it to protect the pet. Some the vests have brightly coloured whiskers that are meant to scare birds . It is made of a material called Kevlar, which is used bulletproof vests. The Kevlar protects a small dog the teeth of a larger dog. The CoyoteVest company said its vest helps to, "slow or prevent a surprise attack and give you enough time to react serious injury occurs" to a pet.