Waitress Receives $1,000 Tip After Talking About Vet Bill: Reports

By Queen Muse
|  Saturday, Apr 26, 2014  |  Updated 6:57 AM EDT
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Waitress Says She Got $1K Tip

LehighValleyLive.com

Anybody knows that a $1,000 tip on an $80 bill is well beyond the recommended 15 percent gratuity. So what compelled a man visiting a restaurant at a New Jersey Holiday Inn to leave such a hefty tip for his waitress?

According to reports from LehighValleyLive.com, 37-year-old waitress Christina Summitt received a $1,000 tip from a patron who felt sympathy for her dog.

The waitress reportedly got into a discussion with the patron about her Labrador and Great Dane mix who just underwent a surgery, leaving the Harmony Township resident with a nearly $3,000 veterinarian bill.

LehighValleyLive.com spoke with the waitress, a dog lover who volunteers at a pit bull rescue center, about how she felt when she received the substantial tip.

Read more at Lehigh Valley Live.

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