Our 3 Part Mission
The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.
Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.
Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.
Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
When pricing dogs for sale in PA, all of the breeders in our network will take a number of factors into account that will vary the puppy’s price based on supply and demand. The breeders we connect soon-to-be-new puppy owners with set prices first and foremost by the dog’s breed. Then also other factors such as the puppy’s sex and the color and quality of its coat. The breeder’s experience and reputation may also figure into the puppy’s price.
Naturally. If you’re looking for puppies for sale PA residents might first try looking through Pennsylvania-based breeders in our listings. For example, if you’re looking for dogs for sale in Lancaster PA, you may want to confine your search to breeders with Lancaster puppies for sale. But if you’re looking for a very particular breed, and there are no Lancaster, PA puppies of that breed, you may want to search out of your area, or even out of state. Dog breeders have plenty of experience sending puppies to their new owners via commercial airline flight.
Anyone seeking a puppy for sale in Pennsylvania through our listings will be pleased to know that we carefully vet all applicants to be listed on our website. Because our website is such a popular way for people to find a puppy, we constantly receive applications from breeders to be listed in our network so they can have access to new customers. But we actually reject 90% or more of the applications we receive because they don’t meet our standards. We will only show you puppies from breeders who are proven, experienced, ethical dog breeders.
One big difference between Uptown Puppies and other web portals for puppy finders is how extensive our network of breeders is. Whatever kind of puppy you’re looking for, we have such a great selection of the very best breeders that you’ll be sure to find the one you want to take home and love forever. But beyond that, our network is not only extensive, it’s also very selective. We don’t list dogs from any unproven or proven unscrupulous puppy mills.
You can find puppies for sale in Lancaster, PA if you’re looking for a Lancaster puppy. No need to search we’ve already vetted the best dog breeders in the Lancaster area and show you available Lancaster, PA puppies from only the very best breeders. That’s not the only commonwealth locale listed on Uptown Puppies. Philadelphia and surrounding areas is also in our network. If you’re searching for a puppy for sale, Philadelphia residents have plenty of options for puppies for sale in Philadelphia.
Anyone seeking baby puppies for sale almost certainly doesn’t want to get their puppy from an unscrupulous puppy mill. These are dog breeders that churn out puppies like a factory farm for dogs. They don’t treat the puppies or the puppies’ mommas well. Be wary of those offering free or cheap puppies for sale in PA. You could end up getting a puppy that is in poor health and / or hasn’t been treated and cared for humanely. The less of that in the world the better for all of us!
If you live in an apartment, you may be looking for a small dog for sale in PA. You don't want to get a breed that's too large for your living space. That will be uncomfortable for both you and the dog. For both your and the neighbors' sake you don't want a dog that's too high energy or loud either. Some good dog breeds for small living spaces include Malteses, Pomeranians, Poodles, Bulldogs, Basenjis, Boston Terriers, Dachshunds, and they quite chill Greyhound.
If you want a highly intelligent, easy-to-train, very attentive and social breed that makes good eye contact and likes to please its owners: Look for a Border Collie, Poodle, Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Havanese, Border Terrier, Boxer, or Australian Shepherd.
Many of the cutest, most good natured, interesting looking, best puppies in PA are designer / hybrid breed dogs. Hybrid designer dogs are mixes of some of the most popular breeds that produce amazing dogs. If you want one like this, consider a Golden Doodle, Saint Berdoodle, Pomsky, Bullmatian, Morkie, Goberian Husky, or Cockapoo. (There’s plenty more.)
Families with small children should get a puppy from a breed that is extremely loyal, gentle, and affable so it gets along well with their kids and doesn’t snap or bite if their child(ren) accidentally play too rough or startle the dog. Some of the best known family dog breeds are Golden Retrievers, Beagles, Labrador Retrievers, Boxers, Poodles, Collies, Bulldogs, Newfoundlands, and Pugs.
Uptown Puppies doesn’t sell any puppies, and we are not a breeder or chain of breeders. Uptown is a breeder network that lists all the dog breeders in your area who meet our qualifications for experience, professionality, and quality, ethical care and treatment of the animals. We list only the most qualified breeders and connect them with people looking for a puppy to bring home as the newest, friendly, furry addition to their family.
Yes. That is our overarching commitment to you, to the dog breeding community, and to the puppies they breed. We only show you dogs from highly qualified, thoroughly vetted dog breeders in PA. We don’t care if they just want to be on our website to sell more puppies. We don’t care if they insist they’re good, ethical breeders if they don’t have the experience. We don’t even care if they’re Amish dog breeders. If they don’t meet our qualifications, we don’t show you their puppies.
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