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Animal lovers hopeful about proposed changes to city ordinances

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 15, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Amendments to animal welfare laws could include mandatory microchipping for pets, and modification to policies about dogs “running at large,” which animal welfare organizations see as key to stopping overpopulation and neglect.


The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County Memphis Animal Services Donna Fields District Attorney General Steve Mulroy Alexis Pugh Ellen Zahariadis Subscriber Only

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Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson is a lifelong Memphis resident and graduate of The University of Memphis College of Journalism and Strategic Media. When not scribbling about the latest Memphis news, you will find her reading historical biographies, cooking Italian cuisine and practicing vinyasa yoga.


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