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Re: dog obedience training

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:01 pm

did it draw any offensive cartoons? :cool:
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Re: dog obedience training

Postby PatyKuno » Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:30 pm

Hay guys, one more question: do taxis in Singapore allow dogs to be taken? Thanks!


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Re: dog obedience training

Postby nakatago » Fri, 16 Jan 2015 5:40 am

PatyKuno wrote:Hay guys, one more question: do taxis in Singapore allow dogs to be taken? Thanks!


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More often than not, no:

* Muslims consider dogs unclean
* A lot of people just consider dogs dirty, slobbering fur generators.

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby curiousgeorge » Fri, 16 Jan 2015 9:31 am

nakatago wrote:
PatyKuno wrote:Hay guys, one more question: do taxis in Singapore allow dogs to be taken? Thanks!


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More often than not, no:

* Muslims consider dogs unclean
* A lot of people just consider dogs dirty, slobbering fur generators.


I have to add though, my little pup (a bit smaller than a French bulldog) travels with me in an enclosed carrier(it has mesh sides/top to breathe!) If they even notice that I have a dog with me no taxi driver has ever refused me.

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby uscate » Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:39 am

[quote="PatyKuno"]Thank you so much to everyone! The 'high risk' I refer is for the transit due to snub-nosed. So far, it seems only Lufthansa can do it but my doggy will have to go until Germany and then to Singapore.....

We flew our cat via Lufthansa. Your dog will have a lovely stay at the Frankfurt airport - they are known to have a very nice kennel for all kinds of animals. We put a picture of our cat and a note in German and English, and the cat person in Frankfurt left us a note in return.

Lufthansa is a great airline for animals. Rest assured your dog will be just fine...

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:05 am

curiousgeorge wrote:
nakatago wrote:
PatyKuno wrote:Hay guys, one more question: do taxis in Singapore allow dogs to be taken? Thanks!


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More often than not, no:

* Muslims consider dogs unclean
* A lot of people just consider dogs dirty, slobbering fur generators.


I have to add though, my little pup (a bit smaller than a French bulldog) travels with me in an enclosed carrier(it has mesh sides/top to breathe!) If they even notice that I have a dog with me no taxi driver has ever refused me.

Some religion forbids any contact with dogs but a lot here are not so strict .. some taxi drivers may refuse to convey you for that reason

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby JR8 » Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:29 am

ecureilx wrote: Some religion forbids any contact with dogs but a lot here are not so strict .. some taxi drivers may refuse to convey you for that reason


I'm not sure about that. In Islam the nose of the dog is considered haram ['unclean], i.e. something that should not be touched. The tongue and saliva is too. Come to think of it I tend to avoid dog's noses and wet licks too, knowing where they've usually been :?

So if there is any 'forbidding of any contact' it's either the gold-plating of a tenet, or just ignorance. I mean you can find plenty of history (and pix) of Muslim Arabs with their hunting dogs, Afghan hounds, lurchers, greyhounds etc
Refer for example to: http://muslimvillage.com/2014/05/19/53571/dogs/

I think the thing with taxi drivers is more a fear of the unknown (i.e. taboo). Plus they perceive loose hair, slobber etc... which might not be unreasonable for an uncaged pet. If the driver can skip your unknown proposition for the local auntie in the queue right behind you, then that is what he will often do.
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Re: dog obedience training

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:50 pm

JR8 wrote:
ecureilx wrote: Some religion forbids any contact with dogs but a lot here are not so strict .. some taxi drivers may refuse to convey you for that reason


I'm not sure about that. In Islam the nose of the dog is considered haram ['unclean], i.e. something that should not be touched. The tongue and saliva is too. Come to think of it I tend to avoid dog's noses and wet licks too, knowing where they've usually been :?

So if there is any 'forbidding of any contact' it's either the gold-plating of a tenet, or just ignorance. I mean you can find plenty of history (and pix) of Muslim Arabs with their hunting dogs, Afghan hounds, lurchers, greyhounds etc
Refer for example to: http://muslimvillage.com/2014/05/19/53571/dogs/

I think the thing with taxi drivers is more a fear of the unknown (i.e. taboo). Plus they perceive loose hair, slobber etc... which might not be unreasonable for an uncaged pet. If the driver can skip your unknown proposition for the local auntie in the queue right behind you, then that is what he will often do.


There are tons of dogs all over Batam.

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby curiousgeorge » Mon, 19 Jan 2015 7:28 pm

JR8 wrote:
ecureilx wrote: Some religion forbids any contact with dogs but a lot here are not so strict .. some taxi drivers may refuse to convey you for that reason


I'm not sure about that. In Islam the nose of the dog is considered haram ['unclean], i.e. something that should not be touched. The tongue and saliva is too. Come to think of it I tend to avoid dog's noses and wet licks too, knowing where they've usually been :?

So if there is any 'forbidding of any contact' it's either the gold-plating of a tenet, or just ignorance. I mean you can find plenty of history (and pix) of Muslim Arabs with their hunting dogs, Afghan hounds, lurchers, greyhounds etc
Refer for example to: http://muslimvillage.com/2014/05/19/53571/dogs/

I think the thing with taxi drivers is more a fear of the unknown (i.e. taboo). Plus they perceive loose hair, slobber etc... which might not be unreasonable for an uncaged pet. If the driver can skip your unknown proposition for the local auntie in the queue right behind you, then that is what he will often do.



I have to add, that the cleanliness (or not) of dogs is only mentioned in the Hadiths. There are only five mentions of dogs in the Quran, and none of them are about cleanliness or not. In fact, in one mention, Allah specifically encourages eating animals caught by tame/trained hunting dogs. IIRC.

But yeah, taxi drivers are allergic to anything that might mess up their taxi. Which is why I have a carry case, its a good indicator that the dog and its imagined mess will be contained. On the other hand, I have banned my friend's Husky from my car...that thing is a walking fur shower.

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Re: dog obedience training

Postby nakatago » Mon, 19 Jan 2015 8:13 pm

curiousgeorge wrote:I have to add, that the cleanliness (or not) of dogs is only mentioned in the Hadiths. There are only five mentions of dogs in the Quran, and none of them are about cleanliness or not. In fact, in one mention, Allah specifically encourages eating animals caught by tame/trained hunting dogs. IIRC.


Well, that never stopped some people from imposing certain things and say it's part of dogma...


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