Saturday, April 19, 2014

Home News Landscaper saves dog's life

Landscaper saves dog's life

Industry News

A Missouri landscaper performed CPR on a customer's dog, bringing her back to life.

KSDK.com | February 4, 2011

LADUE, Mo. – A landscaping crew recently saved the life of a client's family member. And It just happened to be the family pet.

West County Gardens has worked for the Niemann family for 15 years. On a recent work-day, the crew noticed one of the family dogs was tangled in the other's collar while rough-housing.

The older dog, Maizy, accidentally choked Holi leaving her lifeless on the ground.

The men rushed to her side, and one even performed CPR on the dog.

"After he was doing the mouth to mouth, then she kind of did a gasp for air and she came back and she just slowly started breathing again on her own," said Margee Niemann the dog owner.  "And it was because of the quick actions of the workers. It was amazing."

The family says the dogs are especially important to Niemann because they were Mother's Day and Christmas gifts.

For the news video, click here.

Top news

Dealing with drought

L&L talked with landscapers throughout the state to see how they’re faring with the conditions.

John Deere Landscapes makes an acquisition

Eljay Irrigation in Canada will integrate immediately with JDL.

Davey names new President of U.S. Operations

Patrick Covey has been with the company for 20 years.

Affected by the elements

After drastic weather in 2013, LCOs need to keep a close eye on pests this spring.

Humor in the landscape

Beyond the catchy name, entrepreneur Jan Bills is building three compelling brands while filling market niches for specialty landscape/gardening and women’s work wear.