1. Does YDP breed or own any of the parents to the puppies we place?


2. Are all of our puppies rescue puppies? 

All of our puppies are not rescue puppies. We provide a service to families who would like us to place their puppies. We do not determine their pricing. Each litter is a totally different situation. If you looking to see and meet the parents, talk to the family the puppies originally came from then your best option as a consumer is to get your puppy directly from a breeder. The reason we are showing the puppies for families is because they have busy family lifestyle or would rather not deal with the adoption process.


3. Are the foster homes the breeders of the puppies we place?

our foster homes are  not the breeders of the puppies we help place. Our foster homes take the puppies in around 7- 8 weeks of age. The foster homes work with the puppies for potty training, crate training, leash training & more socialization. The puppies are in their care for less than 2 weeks.

4. Where do the puppies come from? 

All over New York State. There's no specific location.

5. Are we a puppy mill? 

Absolutely not, we get most of our puppies from families with 1 or 2 dogs.

6. How many puppies can be viewed per appointment.

We like to keep each appointment to a 3 puppy maximum. Please try to narrow down your decision before making your appointment.

7. How do we socialize our puppies?

We socialize our puppies by having them around children and other dogs. They get light training and plenty of exercise.

8. Are our puppies good with children?

All puppies before being placed will have plenty of interactions with children but will still need proper and additional training.

9. Can I just stop by to play with the puppies?

Unfortunately No, our volunteers work very hard to work with families that's looking to adopt a puppy. To eliminate our puppies from being stressed out, we like to limit their appointments to families that's ready to adopt.

10. Will  your puppy you adopt be healthy? 

YDP stands behind the quality of all of our puppies. We try our best to make sure your puppy is healthy and will make a smooth transition. All of our puppies are vet checked and must pass a health examine. Any minor issues with a puppy will be noted on your vet check paperwork and will be conveyed to you before placing the puppy. If a puppy has a reducible hernia that will be noted by the vet on the paperwork and will close as the puppy grows. A reducible hernia does not require surgery. No discount will be given for a puppy with a reducible hernia. If a puppy has a non reducible hernia that may require surgery in the future, usually doing spay and neuter time. A small discount will be given for a non reducible hernia. 

11. Are all of our puppies kept at the same location? 

No we have other foster homes within Rochester that helps care for our puppies. We hold them to high standards.

12. Will our puppies come potty trained? 

No, each puppy will have some crate training and puppy pad training before being placed. Additional training will definitely be needed.

13. Do we only place puppies? 

Yes we specialize in finding puppies forever homes. While we don't place puppies over 1 year of age. We can refer you to other organizations that can assist you with your request.

14. What's included with each puppy?

Each puppy will be vet examined, have up to date vaccinations and deworming, be microchipped, flee treated with more additional treatments needed. They will also come with a sample jar of food and puppy training pads.

15. What food do the puppies eat?

Our puppies eat pro pac puppy food, purple bag chicken flavor.

16. Do we have payment plans.

No we do not offer it at this time.

17. Do we hold puppies?

We will only hold puppies for 3 days after your deposit & reserve form is submitted. Anytime after 3 days will require a $25 a day boarding fee.

18. Do our dog come spayed or neutered? Do we cover the cost of spay and neutering?

No, the puppies we place are to young to be spayed or neutered, nor do we cover the cost to get your puppy spayed or neutered.

19. Will my puppy need more vaccinations? 


Yes, while all puppies come up to date with their vaccinations prior to being adopted. Your puppy will still need additional vaccinations as your puppy gets older. Your vet should provide you with a vaccination schedule at you your puppy 1st veterinarian visit. 

20. Will my puppy microchip come already registered?


No! Every puppy being placed through our company will be microchipped . It is your responsibility as of the new adopter to decide whether or not you want to registerer the microchip.