How to adopt dogs that failed govt. training for being too 'nice'

Dog on the beach, Photo Date: 7/18/2016 / Photo: Pexels / CC0 1.0 / (MGN)

Not every dog is cut out to work with the government, but that can be to your advantage if you're looking for a cuddly, sweet pet to adopt.

While many dogs go on to have successful careers, some don't for reasons such as "nervousness" or even being too "nice," reports CBS affiliate WNCT.

The TSA has an adoption program for drug-sniffing dogs that didn't make it to graduation.

Mission K9 works with older service dogs to find homes for dogs looking for retirement, too.

Freedom Service Dogs of America trains dogs to become service dogs, but give those who don't make the cut up for adoption. Service Dogs Inc. does the same thing.

So, while these dogs don't become service dogs, they can still be great pets.