Petland returning shopfront puppy sales to Memphis

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 23, 2021 12:13 PM CT | Published: January 23, 2021 4:00 AM CT

An online petition opposing the opening of a Petland shop in Memphis has drawn more than 21,000 digital signatures. But the daughter of Petland’s founder mounts a defense, complete with Shelby County statistics on dogs placed into homes by animal welfare organizations in Shelby County.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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