A New Zealand woman was scalped by a pitbull after she was attacked by her sister who owns the dog.Liz Smith, a 52-year-old from Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty, suffered puncture wounds and severe bruising in the 20 minute attack, which ended when police arrived at her sister's home, the Bay of Plenty Times reports.
Ms Smith said her sister originally attacked her before the dog joined in.
"It was not going to stop," Ms Smith told the Bay of Plenty Times.
"I don't know how I'm going to get it out of my head when I go to sleep at night — I'm very lucky to have survived this."
She has since been discharged from hospital.MORE>>