He's leaking in his drive state because he' ready and rearin' to go. Instead of running maybe a good tug session would help? And if you feed kibble, have him search for it(toss it all over an area that is healthy/safe) instead of feeding him in a bowl...mental stimulation is good! I'd also do a routine before your shift, a massage to relax him if possible is always good, and you can feel his physical condition when you do a hands on relaxing protocol. Some dogs get tumors that go undetected because the handlers aren't petting or going over them. I've found a couple bumps on my long coat because I don't always give her a hands on inspection.
I'd try to find what works best for your dog so his performance when needed is exact and precise when he's called to duty.
Last edited by onyx'girl; 12-14-2013 at 08:58 PM.
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