A Muslim woman and her dog

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Dr. Ingrid Mattson was told that dogs are haram when she first converted to Islam. But the issue is way more nuanced than that. Can Muslims have dogs?

When she became a scholar and the first female president of ISNA, one of the largest Muslim organizations in the world, she decided to get a dog named Ziggy to protect her family.

Can Muslims have dogs? Read Dr. Mattson’s explanation HERE.

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