A friend of mine picked his dog up from the vet's office today after she had her teeth cleaned. The dog's teeth, not my friend's. He'd probably be rather shocked if he realized that his mom had been taking him to a veterinarian instead of a dentist, and that he was, in fact, a girl. But I digress. He said something about keeping a few of the vet's cards to give to people with bad breath, as it would be cheaper than going to a dentist.
He'd get punched in the face. But then he could go to them for stitches! (Well, I think he should just go the DIY route and use a sewing kit and/or superglue.)
Would that work, though? I don't really see why not, besides the whole legality thing. If you trust a person to pretty much take your pet apart and then put it back together again, you'd damn well better trust them to put a few sutures in your own body.
The care might even be preferable. You wouldn't get in as much trouble if you tried to bite the nurse, and you might not even have to, since they p