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What kind of pets can I keep in my house?

Islam considers cleanliness very important, and keeping some kind of pets can sometimes be a burden in terms of cleanliness. This looks like a contradiction to me. Is there a law about keeping pets? ...
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Why are dogs considered Haram in Islam?

Is there a prohibition to take care of dogs in the rule in Islam, because I just to know it is haram if exposed to saliva alone?
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Does Islam allow to keep any pets that aren't dogs but are still part of the dog family?

Under the assumption that keeping a dog itself is haram, can Muslims keep pets such as foxes or wolves, which are closely related to dogs but not actually full-breed dogs? Or can they not keep ...
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Is it haram to neuter a pet cat?

My husband and I have two 6-month old kittens: one male and one female which we keep as indoor pets. I have concerns about the male cat, particularly as my husband and I are about to Insha’Allah have ...