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. Ill looking puppies or puppies that are not behaving normally like the rest should not be chosen, if you are buying one. 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.
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. 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. The will love to play and explore different areas.
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. 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.
Some Yorkie puppies for sale have pot bellies or have hugely distended stomachs and this is a sign that they 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 the presence of parasites their developing systems become stressed and will affect their future health.
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. 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. 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.