Can Muslims Keep Dogs?

Is it haram to keep a dog?

According to the Qur’an the use of hunting dogs is permitted, which is a reason the Maliki school draws a distinction between feral and domesticated dogs―since Muslims can eat game that has been caught in a domesticated dog’s mouth, the saliva of a domesticated dog cannot be impure.

Is it haram to touch a dog?

The conclusion derived is a shallow one. Therefore, it is not haram to touch a dog,” he added. Mohd Asri explained that “it is necessary to undergo the proper purification process before partaking in acts of worship or dealing with people,” after touching najis.

Which pet is allowed in Islam?

In Islamic tradition, cats are admired for their cleanliness. They are thought to be ritually clean, unlike dogs, and are thus allowed to enter homes and even mosques, including Masjid al-Haram. Food sampled by cats is considered halal.

Can Muslims get tattoos?

Many devout Muslims determine tattoos completely fine and go ahead with their own. However, the intentional infliction of pain on the body is forbidden by Islamic law, thus many consider tattoos and even piercings out of the question. Tattoos alter God’s creation which is strictly forbidden in Islam.