Central Intelligence Agency fires dog who didn't enjoy explosive detection training

Labrador retriever

The CIA chronicled Lulu's hard journey through their program; noting that the adorable pup couldn't stay on task and seemed bored with whole bomb-finding lifestyle. Lulu was no longer interested in searching for explosives.

The CIA reckons this normally lasts for maybe one or two days.

'Sometimes, even after testing, our pups make it clear being an explosive detection K9 isn't for them, ' read the first post in the CIA's Twitter thread on Wednesday.

Lulu, the smallest puppy in her class, was training at Fairfax County Police Department in Virginia when she started exhibiting disinterest in the program.

Lulu's handler will get a new dog to train.

When a dog retires from their programme, they give the handler the option to adopt them.

After she was dropped, Lulu enjoyed a retirement party with her friend Harry.

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Lulu was training to become a bomb-sniffing dog, but according to the government agency the pup turned out to be a bit of a pacifist and showed no real interest in the work.

Central Intelligence Agency officials said just like humans, dogs can have good days and bad days when it comes to their training, and sometimes, a general disregard for what they're being taught lasts "a day or two". She now plays with his children and instead of sniffing out explosives, she now sniffs out squirrels and rabbits in their backyard.

The CIA told the sad tale of Lulu being dropped from the program using a series of tweets.

The fired Labrador's story does have a happy ending.

But it says that for Lulu, it was clear the issue is not temporary.

In the beginning, Lulu worked alongside her fellow four-legged trainees, learning to sniff on command. The same is true during our puppy classes.

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