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Dog In House

Q:

Is is haraam to keep a dog in the house ?

A:

Kindly refer to the Q & A presented here-under:

Question: If a dog licks my body or clothes, how should I purify it?
Answer: It is sufficient to wash it once. However, if the water is little, it is necessary to rid it of the water by wringing.

 Question: Is it permissible to keep a dog? If not, why?
Answer: It is permissible to keep a guard dog but it is najis.
(http://www.sistani.org/english/qa/search/1476/)

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Ask An Alim Team