Guide to Buying 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. 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.
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 are able to have healthy puppies since they always test the dam and sire for health issues before breeding. These breeders also usually offer 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. Playing and exploring are their main activities.
It will have good walking coordination on flat level surfaces at 2 months old. On uneven ground or new types of surfaces they may experience some problems walking. A sign of poor health is when the puppy is uncoordinated or unaware of what is going on around. It can be a sign of vision or hearing problem.
Yorkie puppies with pot bellies or hugely distended stomachs have worms. 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.
Yorkie puppies should not be overly excited or nervous or scared, but should be calm. Although some Yorkie puppies are timid and shy, they should not be afraid or anxious of 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. 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. Check their ears that it is clean, was free, and has no bad odor.
Tracy’s Yorkies sell cute small Yorkie puppies and if you want more information you can visit their website and facebook page.