Saudi Arabia arrests two men for promoting canine contest

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Date: July 8th, 2016

saudiSaudi Arabia - There will be no “best in show” in Saudi Arabia, where two men were reportedly arrested for promoting a dog pageant in the Kingdom, where owning a canine for a pet is forbidden.

The suspects spread word of the contest on social media using the hashtag “most beautiful dog in Jeddah,” The Foreign Desk reported.

The best 10 dogs would be recognized, with the top three owners getting prizes in a ceremony scheduled to coincide with the Eid festival, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

When news of the event went viral, Saudi authorities scuttled the event and arrested the organizers. Saudi Arabia and much of the Muslim world views dogs as “unclean.”  More


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One Response to “Saudi Arabia arrests two men for promoting canine contest”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Dogs are unclean but, they can have sex with a goat. I guess goats are cleaner than their women.

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