Florida woman to undergo plastic surgery after she kissed her roommates’ 200-pound rescue dog and it bit her on the FACE
- Andrea Swartwood was bitten by her roommates’ 200 pound Mastiff early Wednesday morning
- She was rushed to a trauma center where she will undergo plastic surgery on her face
- The Mastiff was a rescue dog who had only been adopted by Swartwood’s roommates several days prior to the attack
- The dog is now in the care of Hernando County Animal Services as the roommates are no longer able to care for the animal
A Florida woman will need to undergo plastic surgery after her roommate’s 200-pound rescue dog bit her on the face.
The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning when Andrea Swartwood arrived home to the Brooksville residence she shares with Tiffani and Taylor Evans.
Swartwood reportedly knelt down to kiss the large Bullmastiff before it aggressively lunged for her face.
Other roommates managed to pull the pooch off of Swartwood, but not before one of them was bitten on the hand.
Andrea Swartwood was bitten by a Bullmastiff similar to the one pictured in the above photograph. Pictures of the actual dog who attacked the Florida woman have not been made public
The incident occurred at this property in Brooksville, where Swartwood was living with four roommates
The colossal canine was eventually restrained and locked in another room, before the cops were called.
Swartwood was taken to a local hospital before it was determined that her facial injuries were too severe for treatment at the facility.
She was then transferred to a trauma center where she will undergo plastic surgery.
According to police, Swartwod’s ‘left cheek and lip area’ were most affected.
The Bullmastiff had only been rescued by Tiffani and Taylor Evans from nearby Floral City just days before the incident.
They insisted the dog had never shown prior signs of aggression, and that the attack was out of character.
Hernando County Animal Services have since taken the dog from the property ‘as the residents were no longer able to care for it.’
Swartwood was taken to a local hospital before it was determined that her facial injuries were too severe for treatment at the facility