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PHOTOS: Bomb-sniffing CIA dog fired for not sniffing bombs

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WASHINGTON -

You know they old saying, "If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life." 

Some aren't fortunate enough (or brave enough) to live by that motto, but a pup in training to sniff out explosives in the CIA obviously wasn't digging what she was doing, so she's moving on. Hopefully to something she enjoys more. 

The CIA says Lulu the Labrador's handler had high hopes for her becoming the agency's latest bomb-sniffing talent, but she just "wasn't interested in detecting explosives." 

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"Lulu was no longer interested in searching for explosives," the CIA said. "Even when they could motivate her with food and play to search, she was clearly not enjoying herself any longer."

The post went on to say that the mental and physical well-being of the sniffer dogs is the CIA's priority, so they "made the extremely difficult decision to do what's best for Lulu and drop her from the program."

So what will Lulu be doing now? She was adopted and will now spend her days chasing rabbits and squirrels in the garden. 

The CIA outlined Lulu's story on Twitter: 

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