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.
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 are able to have healthy puppies since they always test the dam and sire for health issues before breeding. If you buy from a reputable breeder, they will offer you 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.
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. 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.
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. With the presence of parasites their developing systems become stressed and will affect their future health.
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.
These puppies are naturally curious 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. Understanding puppy temperament and their growth stages is very important and this is what reputable breeders explain t their customers.
A Yorkie puppy should have a healthy coat. They also have clear eyes and no discharge or cough. Check their ears that it is clean, was free, and has no bad odor.