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Dog licked your pants

Fatwaa ID: 557

Question:
Assalam Alaikum. If a dog licks our pants, is the washing of it in the washing machine sufficient?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

In principle, the saliva of a dog is najis/impure and must be washed. It is not necessary to wash the entire garment, but rather it will be sufficient to wash the soiled portion only. The washing may be done by hand or in a washing machine. Clothing washed in a washing machine will be regarded as pure.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

07/17/1444 AH – 02/08/2023 CE | AMG3-3325

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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