It’s not unusual for pet owners to commiserate about emergency health-care costs for their pets — vet bills can be intense. It’s also not unusual for people to commiserate about emergency pet health-care costs in a hotel bar.
In fact, there are few better places than that.
Such an event happened in the Holiday Inn bar in Clinton, New Jersey, when a couple noticed bartender Christina Summit’s paw print tattoo on her wrist, according to CNN. The man commented on it and asked Summit if she had dogs. She said yes, a Great Dane–Labrador mix named Tucker, her “baby.” Summit went on to say that Summit was in the vet hospital after having emergency surgery earlier that day; he had swallowed a tennis ball and it had to be removed from his small intestine.