Guide to Buying 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. Ill looking puppies or puppies that are not behaving normally like the rest should not be chosen, if you are buying one. 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.
A Yorkie breeder will never sell an unhealthy Yorkie puppy or a puppy with a genetic condition affecting its health. Reputable breeders make sure that the dam and sire are healthy before breeding so that they assured of having healthy puppies. If you buy from a reputable breeder, they will offer you a health guarantee that will cover many potential conditions.
Below are the signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy.
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. 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. 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.
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. Understanding puppy temperament and their growth stages is very important and this is what reputable breeders explain t their customers.
Choose a puppy with a healthy coat. Choose a puppy with clear eyes and has no discharges 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.