Praying in Clothes with Dog’s Saliva on Them

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if it is permissible to disregard dog saliva if the dog serves a useful function. I read in one of your answers that if you work in a place where a dog may lick your clothes quite often it is allowed for a Hanafi person to follow the Maliki opinion […]

Is it Permissible to Keep a Watchdog Inside The House? (Maliki)

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Is one allowed to have a watch dog inside the house in the Maliki school? What are the conditions for having such a dog, if any? Are there specific criteria that need to be met concerning the *need* of this type of dog besides one’s own subjective interpretation of […]

Do Guard Dogs Repel Angels of Mercy?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Is it permissible in the Hanafi school to have a dog for the purposes of protection, and for warding off possible robbers/threats. Would this qualify as a valid reason to have a dog in the house, without warding off angels that ask for mercy? Answer: Wa’aalikum assalaam warahmatu Allah, […]