5 Nov 2012

Owner jailed after pitbull set on sister

5:32 pm on 5 November 2012

A woman who set her pitbull on her sister has been jailed for seven years.

Phillipa Bailey, 55, appeared in the Tauranga District Court on Monday on charges of causing grevious bodily harm.

Bailey set her the pitbull on her sister during a dispute last year, inflicting horrific injuries.

The dog remains in the Tauranga pound and a decision on its future is expected soon.