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Is it allowed to deal with dogs as a veterinarian and what are the rules in regards to this?

Is this allowed? Yes no doubt. Dogs are a creation of Allah and treating them, or any animal, with kindness that is due right upon them unless prevented otherwise. The Prophet said = أَنَّ رَجُلاً ...
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If God does not like dogs to be kept as pets, why is it not in the Quran? Is the hadith about dogs untrue?

The test Allah created this world in such a way to serve the purpose of testing people, he says: [He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the ...
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Praying beside a dog

In the name of God, the Most Merciful, the Most Just. If you live in a city or in village then, I have a message for you that the Messenger of God said: ”Whoever acquires a dog - with the exception ...
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Why do dogs start barking/ howling at the time of Fajr Azan?

Howling is a way of communication between canidae (exempla: give their position). Dogs have no idea what's music, adhan or an ambulance' siren, for them it's another canidae howling so they will try ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم It won’t be counted as a haram (forbidden) act. In truth, it is not haram to touch dogs, but Islam emphasizes in order to preventing form being Najis (impure). Since as you ...
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Are Dogs Impure?

This saying has no basis neither in Quran nor Sunna. It might be an overdraw interpretation of ahadith which prohibit eating their meat (Sahih Muslim 1 2 which considers them as part of as-siba-a ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

There's nothing wrong with touching and playing with a dog. They are pure animals and no need for purifying yourself afterward. It's a cultural stigma that has made dogs into filthy animals and it's ...
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Is it haram to keep a dog outside the house?

It depends: There are two main views on dogs in Islam. One view, and the most common one is the Shafi'i madhab, which considers dogs to be najis (ritually unclean) while the Maliki madhab differs, and ...
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Is it haram to purposely touch a dog?

It is said that every act of kindness towards any living thing is rewarded. A dog is also included. Also many say that there was one an old person in a desert with a dog and it was really hot. When ...
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Is hurting an animal for self defense allowed in Islam?

According to a general Islamic law, self-defense is considered as a Wajib (mandatory) practice. Then in the mentioned issue, you are allowed to throw stone at rabid dog. Of course you should pay ...
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Could you please translate some of the references made in Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl's article "Dogs in the Islamic Tradition and Nature"?

Here is what i could find about those ahadith referred to in the article. On the quote from al-Mubarakafuri's, Tuhfat al-Ahwadhi, 8:74 This is referring to page 74 in volume 8 of the comment of al-...
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"Dog is haram" - is it mentioned in Quran or Hadith?

Only hadith and Quran, that's what I like. About eating dogs: عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ نَهَى رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَنْ كُلِّ ذِي نَابٍ مِنَ السِّبَاعِ وَعَنْ كُلِّ ذِي مِخْلَبٍ ...
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Is feeding a stray dog an act of sadaqah? Are the ahadith that relate to this authentic?

Brother That Hadith about burning the entire tree was not about Prophet Muhammad SAWS, It was narrated by Prophet Muhammad about some other prophet who did that. Kindly watch out for Christians ...
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Why in Sahih Muslim 1530c (4018) does it say that Rasulullah (SAW) commanded all dogs to be killed?

This was the command during the early period of migration, as there were many stray dogs and they caused nuisance and harm to the people, as anyone who has had to deal with them knows. Later it was ...
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Why muslims are not allow to touch dogs?

It is not a sin to touch a dog. The saliva of a dog is impure. So if dog licks your utensils, then the utensils must be washed 7 times and 1 time with soil.Similarly if a dog licks your clothes, ...
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I rented a basement bachelor suite in a house, but now I remember that there is a dog upstairs in the house. Is this haram for me to rent?

Huh! It's like a chain destruction, meaning If any of its link is broken the whole chain will be useless when it comes to carry something weighty. If this case had enjoined upon us as well then our ...
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Is it haram to let my wifes parents visit with their dog?

Wa alaikum as salaam It is not allowed to have a dog as a pet unless they are a working dog in which case the dog has to be kept outdoors as their saliva (when wet) is impure, the reward is diminished ...
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Can You Have a Dog

Since there are many Shi'a in this forum, I can't speak for the majority of Islam since we had different terms about things. but I will give you a Sunni answer. you're not allowed to have dogs since ...
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Why in Sahih Muslim 1530c (4018) does it say that Rasulullah (SAW) commanded all dogs to be killed?

In another hadith prophet said a person who collected water from well using a shoe in his mouth for a thirsty dog entered paradise. A man felt very thirsty while he was on the way; he came across a ...
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Can I visit to a Christian friend who has dogs as pet at their home? How to deal with their invitation?

There is no harm in touching something najis. You just have to wash yourself before you want to do your prayers. You can feed and touch it. Owning a dog or praying while najis are things that aren't ...
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Are keeping assistance dogs permissible in Islam?

It is not permissible to have dogs as pets without a real need; for guarding mainly. (source) (Arabic source) I am not sure how it affects those with speech dysfluency, but you might need to consult ...
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Are keeping assistance dogs permissible in Islam?

It is not permissible for a Muslim to keep a dog, unless he needs this dog for hunting, guarding livestock or guarding crops. As Quran says : وَ تَحۡسَبُهُمۡ اَيۡقَاظًا وَّهُمۡ رُقُوۡدٌ ​​ۖ ...
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Dogs in islam is haram

Let me clarify a few myths and make a few points: It is NOT haraam to own a dog, though it is not hygienic to keep a dog in the house. It is NOT haraam to touch a dog or any other animal. If the ...
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Why do dogs start barking/ howling at the time of Fajr Azan?

حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، قَالَ‏:‏ حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْحَاقَ، عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، عَنْ عَطَاءِ بْنِ يَسَارٍ، عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللهِ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى ...
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Can we have a dog as pet as long as we don't touch its saliva?

If the sole purpose of having a dog is to keep it as a pet, then it's haraam to do so. The Prophet said: "Whoever keeps a dog, neither as a watch dog nor as a hunting dog, will get a daily ...
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Is it allowed to deal with dogs as a veterinarian and what are the rules in regards to this?

Islamically, there is no harm in having a dog unless you consider it as a pet. and dogs are just like any other animals. So treating them is permissible. Somehow related: Why are dogs as pets ...
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