About the Project

The City of Rochester, NY is seeking proposals from qualified Consultants ("Consultant(s)") to provide veterinary services for dogs assigned to the K-9 Unit of the Rochester Police Department (RPD). There are currently 11 dogs in the RPD's K-9 Unit that require routine examinations, vaccinations and, at times, emergency medical care. There were approximately 1 to 2 emergency visits each year for the last 3 years.

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 Point of Contact:

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued by the RPD. Lt. Justin Stewart is the sole point of contact in the City of Rochester, NY for this RFP. All communications by parties who have indicated an intent to submit or have submitted a proposal in response to this RFP ("Respondents"), including any questions or requests for clarifications, submission of the proposal, requests for status updates about the proposal selection process and any other inquiries whatsoever concerning this RFP shall be sent by email by September 11, 2023, to the following City staff person ("City Contact"):

Email: Lt Justin Stewart , Rochester Police Department K-9 Unit : Justin.Stewart@cityofrochester.gov.

Submission of Proposals:

Proposals must be postmarked or received by the City no later than September 18, 2023. Four copies of a written proposal are submitted to:

Rochester Police Department 

185 Exchange Boulevard

Rochester, NY 14614

Attn: Nancy Alberto

Deadline for Submission of Proposals: September 18, 2023 , at 5:00 pm

Consultant Selection and Notification: September 26, 2023

City Council Approval of Agreement with Consultant: November 14, 2023

Agreement Start Date: December 1, 2023

 *The dates shown above may be subject to change within the City of Rochester's sole discretion and upon written notification as set forth herein.