How to Find the Healthiest Yorkies
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. 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.
It is very important to choose the healthiest Yorkies you can find because this toy breeds are prone to many health issues as they grow older.
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. Most reputable breeders will always test the dam and sire so that you are assured that the puppies are really healthy. These breeders also usually offer a health guarantee that will cover many potential conditions.
Here are some signs that the Yorkie puppy is healthy and ready to be taken to a new home.
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. 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. 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.
Yorkie puppies should not be overly excited or nervous or scared, but should be calm. Don’t choose a puppy that is afraid of human contact and interaction although it may be fine to get a timid or shy one.
Curiosity marks a healthy puppy 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. 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. Yorkie puppies’ ears should be clean and wax free and should not have any 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.