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Living with dogs inside a house

Q: My wife is a revert Muslimah masha Allah and she prays salah daily. Her parents are not Muslims and we do not live with them. Her parents have two dogs. I know that dogs are najis and haram. My question is that her parents are going to England for 5 days and they...

Saliva of a dog

Q: If a dogs saliva touches your hand, not your clothes and it is washed off properly can you read salaah?A: Yes.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Zakaria MakadaChecked & Approved:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original...

Can I keep a security guard dog?

Asw, Question: I know we are not allowd to keep dogs in islam as pets. What about for security reasons? Can I keep one for security guard dog? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum...

What is the interpretation of this dream?

Assalaam alaikum My question is about a dream. I saw a dream in which my husband came pick me up from somewhere . I was with my sister somewhere out. My husband was not happy with me. While returning a dog urinated and some drops of the dogs urine dropped on me. I...

Dogs related queries

assalam alaykum my question is about my dogs. Around in 2017 my family bought a dog only for the sake for protection as our lives have been in risk and the extra protection was needed. The dog was only allowed outside the house and has never entered the house. A few...

Can I pursue a vet course?

BEING A VETERINARIAN  Assalaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wa barakaatuh Respected Mufti sahed 1. Is it permissible to study and thereafter practice veterinary science, will it be rewarding to help animals, etc. 2. Will there be any limitations to...

Photographs of my late brother

While clearing my late Brother Zubair’s house, I came across some albums of photographs. These albums contained photographs of family members all the way from late 1970’s till around 1999. They had photographs of our late grandparents from both sides, both my late...