Guide to Buying Yorkie Puppies
When choosing a Yorkie puppy choose one that has all the characteristics that make them the best puppy that you can take home. 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.
Choose a Yorkie puppy that shows signs of good health since these toy breed usually have many health issues as they grow older.
It is best to go to a reputable Yorkie breeder because these breeders don’t sell unhealthy Yorkies or those that have genetic problems affecting their healthy. Reputable breeders make sure that the dam and sire are healthy before breeding so that they assured of having healthy puppies. 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.
Healthy Yorkie puppies are active and mobile. Playing and exploring are their main activities.
At 8 weeks or more, a Yorkie puppy is well coordinated when walking 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. The puppy may be having vision of hearing problems.
Yorkie puppies with pot bellies or hugely distended stomachs 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.
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. Puppy breeders usually help new owners understand puppy temperaments and the growth stage of the puppies.
Choose a puppy with a healthy coat. Choose a puppy with clear eyes and has no discharges 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.