Keeping dogs

Q: Are muslims allowed to have dogs in their homes?


A: We are prohibited in Islam from keeping dogs as pets. For further details refer to

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

عن على بن أبى طالب  رضى الله عنه  عن النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم قال  لا تدخل الملائكة بيتا فيه صورة ولا كلب ولا جنب. (ابو داود رقم 227)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)