Buying a Healthy Yorkie Puppies
You should take much care in looking for the best Yorkie puppy you can find, and make sure they possess the characteristics of a good and healthy one. Ill looking puppies or puppies that are not behaving normally like the rest should not be chosen, if you are buying one. This types of puppies may really be ill or have issues with their temperament which can make training difficult for you.
It is very important to choose the healthiest Yorkies you can find because this toy breeds are prone to 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 make sure that the dam and sire are healthy before breeding so that they assured of having healthy puppies. These breeders also usually offer a health guarantee that will cover many potential conditions.
Use the information below when purchasing your new Yorkie puppy for signs of good health.
Healthy Yorkie puppies are active and mobile. 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. If a puppy remains uncoordinated or unaware of what is going on around at this age, you can suspect that the puppy has poor health. The puppy may be having vision of hearing problems.
A Yorkie puppy is having problems with worms if it has a pot belly or a hugely distended stomach. With this puppy condition, you can tell that their breeder did not take good care of them. 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.
These puppies are naturally curious and will be interested in what is going on around them. If you are a first time Yorkie owner, don’t choose puppies that hide or become aggressive when in human contact become training them would be difficult. Understanding puppy temperament and their growth stages is very important and this is what reputable breeders explain t their customers.
Choose a puppy with a healthy coat. Check the eyes of the puppy if it is clear, and the puppy has no discharges or cough. Yorkie puppies’ ears should be clean and wax free and should not have any bad odor or waxy buildup .
For more information on Yorkie puppies, just visit the website and facebook page of Tracy’s Yorkies where you can find cute small Yorkie puppies for sale.