me neither. "a good friend of the wife", I can see this one ending badly. Obviously doesn't meet the criteria for responsible breeder either.
Ie how did the puppy get to be 7 weeks old before it was spoken for?1. Conscientiously attempt to match the demand of animals with the supply - in this way they proactively avoid creating an oversupply of animals. Breeding too many animals would mean that some of them may be euthanased or end up at a shelter as an unwanted animal and responsible breeders try to avoid this as they have the animals welfare at heart.