Question 8: I would like to work in the field of trading in tame animals such as cats and birds. One of these animals is monkeys that are trained and used for the sake of amusement and attracting customers to shops. Moreover, these kinds of animals are used for amusement and attracting customers in order to increase sales. But these animals are very expensive.Some people told me that trading in monkeys is prohibited as they are a sign for Allaah’s Wrath and Punishment; they are not created to be used this way; and this is a waste of money. I would like you to guide me to the truth in this regard. May Allaah reward you with the best!
Answer: Selling cats, monkeys, dogs and other beasts with canine teeth is prohibited… read more here.