A senior Iranian cleric has recently decreed dogs are “unclean” and should not be kept as pets — a move aimed at discouraging Western-style dog ownership in the Islamic state, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Meanwhile, from the past….

“Man should not feel so superior to animals. He has not the right to.”
Adolph Hitler, 1939


June 26, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. I like dogs. They are man’s oldest domesticated animal companions. It’s interesting that Muslims are now discouraged from keeping them since they, like cats, are genetically linked to first being domesticated from the wild in the Middle East and North Africa.

    Comment by reddog | June 26, 2010 | Reply

  2. I think it’s only the fundamentalists who think dogs are unclean.

    Comment by cutshoot | June 26, 2010 | Reply

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