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. If you are buying a Yorkie puppy, don’t choose one that looks ill or behaving differently from the rest of the litter. You can have difficulty training a puppy with temperament issues or maybe the puppy is having some kind of illness.
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. 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.
Activity and mobility are signs of a healthy Yorkie puppy. They actively play and explore.
It will have good walking coordination on flat level surfaces at 2 months old. 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.
A Yorkie puppy is having problems with worms if it has a pot belly or a hugely distended stomach. With this puppy condition, you can tell that their breeder did not take good care of them. 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.
Choose a puppy that is calm and not overly excited or nervous. A yorkie puppy may be timid and shy, depending on the age but it should not appear frightened or anxious with 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. If you find a reputable breeder, he will be able to make you understand the temperament of your puppy and their growth stage.
The coat of the Yorkie puppy should look healthy. Choose a puppy with clear eyes and has no discharges or cough. A healthy puppy has clean ears with no bad odor or waxy buildup.