There is always a chance of this happening. Every precaution is taken to eliminate this embarassing situation. As mentioned above, the birds special diet prior to your event is an advantage in this situation. Here at the loft we also provide free practice of handling the doves prior to your event. This is a great way to become familiar with the birds . When handled properly the doves are relaxed and thus place less strain on their system. The position of the bird in your hand also controls the direction in which the dropping will fall.