Conditions like kidney and liver disease or diabetes can cause dehydration, leading to rock-hard stools and constipation in pets. If you notice a change to your pet's bathroom behavior, schedule a visit to the vet to be safe.
Should you crate your dog during a holiday party? If your dog experiences stress around large groups of people (or vice versa!) or there is a risk of him ingesting something dangerous like alcohol, crating your dog in a quiet room may be the safest place for him.