This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Can Muslims keep dogs/puppies as pets?

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. What is the Shariah ruling of keeping a dog/puppy as a pet as I have witnessed many Muslims keeping dogs/puppies as pets? Kindly advise? A. It is not permissible to keep dogs/puppies as pets. In doing so, one’s household will be deprived of the Mercy and blessings of Allah Ta’ala. Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam… read more »

Breeding of dogs.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. I have a question regarding dog breeding and whether it is halal. I came across several hadiths which indicate that prophet Muhammad (SAW) forbid the selling price of a dog and even said that evil is the gain from a prostitue, fortune teller and selling of a dog. I agree with the hadith but… read more »

Is having a dog for a pet allowed in Islam?

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Is having a dog for a pet allowed in Islam? And if not, why? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق The Prophet (SAS) has stated that dogs are allowed for hunting and for security purposes (to guard properties, animals, farms etc.) (Sahih Al Bukhari). In the narration of Abdullah Bin Umar (R.A), it states that the… read more »

Rulings With Regards To Dogs

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question: asalaam alaikam respected mufti saheb in Islam keeping a dog as a pet is haraam as we know it says in hadith one or two qiraat is deducted from the reward does this literally mean your good deeds get taken or the reward decreases does it mean all good deeds go away and the… read more »