Andrew Blennerhaccett, defending, said the dog had never behaved in a way that caused Nimmo to believe he caused a risk to members of the public. He said Tyson had been a “placid and affectionate family pet.”
But Judge David Aubrey QC asked: “Why was the dog called Tyson? I assume he was called Tyson after the boxer Mike Tyson.
“I would like to know why an affectionate, placid dog was called Tyson. Let’s get real for a moment.”And yes, it's yet another American Bulldog. A pity that the pussy pass came into play here - her jail sentence should not have been suspended.