Buying a Healthy 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. If you are buying a Yorkie puppy, don’t choose one that looks ill or 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.
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.
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. 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. They actively play and explore.
When a Yorkie reaches 8 weeks, it will be able to walk with good coordination on a flat, level surface. He may have a little trouble walking on uneven ground or new types of surfaces. 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 possible cause of this condition is vision or hearing problems.
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 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. 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. 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. They also have clear eyes and no discharge or cough. A healthy puppy has clean ears with no bad odor or waxy buildup.
Tracy’s Yorkies sell cute small Yorkie puppies and if you want more information you can visit their website and facebook page.