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. If you are buying a Yorkie puppy, don’t choose one that looks ill or behaving differently from the rest of the litter. This types of puppies may really be ill or have issues with their temperament which can make training difficult for you.
Choose a Yorkie puppy that shows signs of good health since these toy breed usually have 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.
Below are the signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy.
Healthy Yorkie puppies are active and mobile. Playing and exploring are their main activities.
It will have good walking coordination on flat level surfaces at 2 months old. If they walk on uneven ground or new surfaces, they are not as coordinated. A sign of poor health is when the puppy is uncoordinated or unaware of what is going on around. The puppy may be having vision of hearing problems.
Some Yorkie puppies for sale have pot bellies or have hugely distended stomachs and this is a sign that they have worms. With this puppy condition, you can tell that their breeder did not take good care of them. Because of the presence of parasites, these puppies will have problems with health issues in the future because their developing systems are being stressed now.
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.
Curiosity marks a healthy puppy and will be interested in what is going on around them. If would be difficult for first time owners to train puppies that hide or those that become aggressive with humans. Puppy breeders usually help new owners understand puppy temperaments and the growth stage of the puppies.
Choose a puppy with a healthy coat. Choose a puppy with clear eyes and has no discharges or cough. Check their ears that it is clean, was free, and has no bad odor.
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.