First things first; Lulu is a very clever and good girl.
She’s a part of the K9 explosives detection training team with the CIA, learning how to sniff out potentially bad stuff, keeping humans safe, and being a general hero of society.
Sadly, Lulu wasn’t particularly interested in getting her snoot into nasty biz (fair enough) so she’s been taken out of the training program and won’t live out her dreams of being a national hero.
The CIA took to Twitter this morning to explain what happens to pups that don’t make the grade, just so we’re reassured that they’re not just sent out into the world or…yeah let’s not think about that.
We’re sad to announce that a few weeks into training, Lulu began to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors. pic.twitter.com/c6lxHPfC09— CIA (@CIA) October 18, 2017
Lulu wasn’t interested in searching for explosives.— CIA (@CIA) October 18, 2017
Even when motivated w food & play, she was clearly no longer enjoying herself. pic.twitter.com/puvhDk1tRX
Oh Lulu, you’re still my national treasure.
So when a pup is ~retired~ from the training program, their handler has the opportunity to adopt them into their home. This is usually what happens, because these humans and puppers tend to end up becoming really good friendos.
Our trainers’ top concern is physical & mental well-being of K9s.— CIA (@CIA) October 18, 2017
They made difficult decision & did what’s best for Lulu: stop her training pic.twitter.com/Ss9y9LpE9q
Lulu got adopted by her K9 trainer, which is the ultimate outcome. She’s now living very happily with her human and his family, and another lab who looks exactly like her. (!!!)
Lulu was adopted by her handler & now enjoys her days playing w his kids & a new friend, & sniffing out rabbits & squirrels in the backyard. pic.twitter.com/WOImM75P1D— CIA (@CIA) October 18, 2017
So now instead of having to snuff out bad things and spend her days being a genuine canine superhero, Lulu gets to snooze in the sun, get belly rubs, and roll around in the grass.
Hell yeah, Lulu. Good onya love.
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