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Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa: Dogs are not impure

Traditionally, dogs have been seen as unclean and impure, with Islamic thinkers warning Muslims to avoid contact with the loyal animals. Despite the Prophet Muhammad’s kindness to animals, including notable stories of the Prophet caring for puppies, it has often been considered that dogs are unclean and are incompatible with those that practice Islam.

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Adopt a retired Police K-9 dog

A big thank you to everyone who made the previous adoption drive a success. This batch of dogs have put in many years of dedicated service and hard work for the Home Team. Please help us provide them with a loving home so that they retire with pride and dignity. Viewing is available on weekdays from 9a.m.-3p.m. Please contact Yulan at 9178 4347 to make arrangements to view the dogs.

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From February 1, dog owners will have to pay S$20 more in licensing fee for their unsterilised pet. The fee will go up from S$70 to S$90. For sterilised dogs, the licensing fee will go up just a dollar, from S$14 to S$15. In a statement on Monday, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said it encourages dog owners to sterilise their pets to prevent unwanted breeding which could contribute to pet abandonment and public safety issues.

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