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. 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.
A Yorkie breeder will never sell an unhealthy Yorkie puppy or a puppy with a genetic condition affecting its health. Reputable breeders are able to have healthy puppies since they always test the dam and sire for health issues before breeding. If you buy from a reputable breeder, they will offer you a health guarantee that will cover many potential conditions.
Use the information below when purchasing your new Yorkie puppy for signs of good health.
If the Yorkie puppy is healthy, then it will surely be very active and mobile. 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. 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.
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.
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.
These puppies are naturally curious and will be interested in what is going on around them. 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.
A Yorkie puppy should have a healthy coat. They also have clear eyes and no discharge 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.