Purchased a puppy in 2015. Out of a litter of 9, 3 died immediately, one has severe SAS (heart disease), and at least two others including mine have genetic juvenile cataracts and will be blind without very expensive surgery. Laura Rader pulled a “buyers contract” together off the internet, that provides no protection for the owners. (unless you want to euthanize your pup). She has a scary temper and will try to bully people into doing what she wishes. Her championships on her dogs are meaningless as she stuffs shows to pad classes, increasing points earned. Avoid at all costs. There are decent breeders of Newfoundlands out there, SHE is not one!