Buying a Healthy Yorkie Puppies
When choosing a Yorkie puppy choose one that has all the characteristics that make them the best puppy that you can take home. Don’t buy a Yorkie puppy that looks ill or that is 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.
Yorkies are known to have many health issues as they grow older and this is the reason for buying the healthiest Yorkie puppy that you can find.
It is best to go to a reputable Yorkie breeder because these breeders don’t sell unhealthy Yorkies or those that have genetic problems affecting their healthy. Most reputable breeders will always test the dam and sire so that you are assured that the puppies are really healthy. What is great about purchasing from a reputable breeder is that they offer you a health guarantee covering many potential conditions.
Here are some signs that the Yorkie puppy is healthy and ready to be taken to a new home.
If the Yorkie puppy is healthy, then it will surely be very 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. An uncoordinated puppy or one who is unaware of what is going on is showing signs of poor health. It can be a sign of vision or hearing problem.
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 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. Although some Yorkie puppies are timid and shy, they should not be afraid or anxious of human contact and interaction.
These puppies are naturally curious 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.