How to Find the Healthiest Yorkies
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. 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.
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. 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. The will love to play and explore different areas.
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. 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. 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. With this puppy condition, you can tell that their breeder did not take good care of them. With this, they will have greater risk for having other health problems because of the stress in their developing systems due to the presence of parasites.
Healthy puppies are usually calm and not overly excited or nervous or scared. 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. 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. 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. 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 .
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