Does Your Dog Have severe ADHD? 32.1% of South Dakota households own a dog. That's a lot of dogs. If you have a dog at your house have you noticed that it has been a little high-strung?

It turns out that just like humans dogs can suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD.

The University of Helsinki studied over 11,000 dogs to see what was causing certain dogs to be more excitable than other dogs.

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They figured in gender, age, breed, behavior problems, and certain environmental factors to see which dogs exhibited the symptoms of ADHD.

Among the findings, Professor Hannes Lohi, head of a canine gene research group at the University of Helsinki stated that “Dogs share many similarities with humans, including physiological traits and the same environment. In addition, ADHD-like behavior naturally occurs in dogs. This makes dogs an interesting model for investigating ADHD in humans.”

Some of the findings in the University of Helsinki study include:

  • Hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention were more common in young dogs and male dogs.
  • Dogs who spent more time alone at home daily were more hyperactive, impulsive, and inattentive than dogs who spent less time on their own.
  • There were significant differences between breeds of dogs.
  • Dogs may also develop obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Sioux Falls: Then and Now

The City of Sioux Falls has changed dramatically over the past several years. Some of the streets, landscapes, and neighborhoods look vastly different than just 10-15 years ago.

Here's a look at Sioux Falls, then-and-now. See if you can recognize some of these old buildings, businesses, and city streets.

10 Most Dangerous Cities in South Dakota

Cities on the east and west side of the Missouri River have made the latest list of South Dakota's Most Dangerous Cities for 2021.

Roadsnacks recently released its most 'Dangerous Cities' list and here in The Mount Rushmore state there are a few surprises, especially at the top. To determine the most dangerous cities in the state, Roadsnacks looked at the FBI's report on the latest violent crime, along with property crime statistics.

And surprisingly, the town with the most murders per capita in the state has less than 3,000 residents. Take a look at the list below.

For a look at the detailed list, visit Story Source: Roadsncaks


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