Buying a Healthy Yorkie Puppies
If you are going to buy a Yorkie puppy makes sure that you will find all the characteristics that make them a good selection for your new puppy. Don’t buy a Yorkie puppy that looks ill or that is behaving differently from the rest of the litter. It is possible that the puppy is ill or have temperament issues which will make it difficult for your to train it.
Choose a Yorkie puppy that shows signs of good health since these toy breed usually have many health issues as they grow older.
A Yorkie breeder will never sell an unhealthy Yorkie puppy or a puppy with a genetic condition affecting its health. Reputable breeders are able to have healthy puppies since they always test the dam and sire for health issues before breeding. If you buy from a reputable breeder, they will offer you a health guarantee that will cover many potential conditions.
Below are the signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy.
Activity and mobility are signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy. The will love to play and explore different areas.
At 8 weeks or more, a Yorkie puppy is well coordinated when walking on a flat, level surface. If they walk on uneven ground or new surfaces, they are not as coordinated. An uncoordinated puppy or one who is unaware of what is going on is showing signs of poor health. The possible cause of this condition is vision or hearing problems.
A Yorkie puppy is having problems with worms if it has a pot belly or a hugely distended stomach. This condition, though, can be treated but it is a sign of poor care of the mother and the puppies from a young age. With the presence of parasites their developing systems become stressed and will affect their future health.
Choose a puppy that is calm and not overly excited or nervous. A yorkie puppy may be timid and shy, depending on the age but it should not appear frightened or anxious with human contact and interaction.
A health puppy is a curious one and will try to find out more in their surroundings. It is not suitable for first time yorkie owners to get puppies that hide or become aggressive when in human contact because training them might become a challenge to you. If you find a reputable breeder, he will be able to make you understand the temperament of your puppy and their growth stage.
The coat of the Yorkie puppy should look healthy. Choose a puppy with clear eyes and has no discharges or cough. A healthy puppy has clean ears with no bad odor or waxy buildup.
Tracy’s Yorkies sell cute small Yorkie puppies and if you want more information you can visit their website and facebook page.