Guide to Buying 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. You can have difficulty training a puppy with temperament issues or maybe the puppy is having some kind of illness.
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.
If you find a reputable Yorkie breeder, you are assured that they don’t sell unhealthy puppies or puppies with genetic conditions affecting their health. Reputable breeders make sure that the dam and sire are healthy before breeding so that they assured of having healthy puppies. What is great about purchasing from a reputable breeder is that they offer you a health guarantee covering 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. Playing and exploring are their main activities.
When a Yorkie reaches 8 weeks, it will be able to walk with good coordination 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 puppy may be having vision of hearing problems.
Yorkie puppies with pot bellies or hugely distended stomachs have worms. 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 this, they will have greater risk for having other health problems because of the stress in their developing systems due to the presence of parasites.
Healthy puppies are usually calm and not overly excited or nervous or scared. 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. If would be difficult for first time owners to train puppies that hide or those that become aggressive with humans. 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. Check the eyes of the puppy if it is clear, and the puppy has no discharges or cough. A healthy puppy has clean ears with no 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.