Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Touching a dog does not nullify ablution. In his response to your question, Sheikh `Abdul-Bari Az-Zamzami, a member of the Moroccan …
Tag: Keeping dogs
I heard a lot about a dog being unclean and that I should wash my body seven times if I touch a dog. Is this correct?
If I touch a dog owner’s hand and his hand is wet from the saliva of the dog, then should I wash my hands seven times one time with clean dirt?
What is the ruling on killing predatory dogs?
What is the ruling on raising dogs in order to sell them for hunting or guarding? And what is the ruling on establishing a kennel to train and raise dogs?
I was wondering if it’s OK to keep dogs for personal protection purposes. I read on some websites that it’s OK to keep dogs for work or guarding purposes, if you really need it.
My parents have a pet cat and it is very sick now. They are planning to have it put down. Is this kind of mercy killing allowed in Islam?
Is it permissible to feed my cat food which is not halal (permissible)? They do not come into the house and are fed outside.
Asalamu Alaikum Dear sister, In fact, your question is very interesting and I really appreciate your posing it, for it will allow me to address many misconceptions. To start with, I find it very important to make it clear that, while setting rules and codes to govern human affairs, a divine religion like Islam must …
Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, thank you for having confidence in us. We hope our efforts meet your expectations. In response to your question, we would …