How to Find the Healthiest Yorkies
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. 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.
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 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.
Activity and mobility are signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy. Playing and exploring are their main activities.
When a Yorkie reaches 8 weeks, it will be able to walk with good coordination on a flat, level surface. On uneven ground or new types of surfaces they may experience some problems walking. 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.
Some Yorkie puppies for sale have pot bellies or have hugely distended stomachs and this is a sign that they have worms. Although this condition can be treated, it is just a sign that the breeder has not really taken care of them properly. 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 you are a first time Yorkie owner, don’t choose puppies that hide or become aggressive when in human contact become training them would be difficult. Understanding puppy temperament and their growth stages is very important and this is what reputable breeders explain t their customers.
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.