Ban on retail sale of dogs and cats voted down by City Council

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 17, 2021 9:30 AM CT | Published: March 16, 2021 7:56 PM CT

The final vote Tuesday shifted dramatically after the owner of a Petland store in Wolfchase that prompted the ban ordinance complained he had been harassed by city inspectors who cited him for three violations last Friday.


Memphis City Council Petland Worth Morgan JB Smiley Jr. Alexis Pugh

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.