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. Don’t buy a Yorkie puppy that looks ill or that is 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.
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. Most reputable breeders will always test the dam and sire so that you are assured that the puppies are really healthy. What is great about purchasing from a reputable breeder is that they offer you a health guarantee covering 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. 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. On uneven ground or new types of surfaces they may experience some problems walking. 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.
A Yorkie puppy is having problems with worms if it has a pot belly or a hugely distended stomach. 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.
Yorkie puppies should not be overly excited or nervous or scared, but should be calm. Although some Yorkie puppies are timid and shy, they should not be afraid or anxious of human contact and interaction.
A health puppy is a curious one and will try to find out more in their surroundings. If would be difficult for first time owners to train puppies that hide or those that become aggressive with humans. Puppy breeders usually help new owners understand puppy temperaments and the growth stage of the puppies.
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.
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.