How To Choose The Best Yorkshire Terrier
Today a lot of celebrities own Yorkshire terriers and of course, there is a reason for this – they are so adorable. In fact, choosing your own Yorkie is an exciting experience. But still there are several things that you have to know before you make the decision.
First of all, you have to find a reputable breeder. The popularity of these small dogs has caused some irresponsible breeding to make money. Today these breeding facilities run as factories and in most cases end result is puppies with poor health. Of course, today the laws become stricter to ban such breeding, but still it is very important to be aware of them so that they could be avoided.
A reputable breeder will have a lot of questions for you to make sure that their puppies are going to a safe and great home. In fact, buying Yorkie puppy has to be a similar process to adopting a child. And thus if it is feeling more like a simple business, try to think again.
One of the best ways to determine if the breeder has well-bred Yorkie puppies is to look at the puppies’ parents. You have to make sure that the parents are healthy, fit the general appearance requirements that are set by the American Kennel Club. Such characteristics as long legs, floppy ears and white markings are main signs of inconsistent breeding.
You have to know that Yorkies must have a perfectly straight coat that is silky and glossy. It is necessary to mention that all Yorkie puppies are born black, but when they are adult they are dark steel blue and tan. As well, you have to make sure that the parents hold their heads high. Keep in mind that this is the most important characteristic of Yorkshire terriers.
If you want to get a Yorkie, then you have to deal with a reputable breeder because it is the only way to make sure that you will get healthy puppy.
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