Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed
In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate
May His blessings and peace be on His Beloved Prophet, the best of creation, and his family, companions, and followers
It should be known that pigs are considered non-respected animals in the Shariah.
As such, it appears that if treating the pig would lead to making oneself filthy—such as when the treatment is with one’s hand directly and some of its moistures affect one—then it would be impermissible (haram), because it would be considered making oneself filthy without due need, which is impermissible.
When the pig’s treatment does not result in making oneself filthy, then no reason for impermissibility would appear. However, it could be disliked.
(Translated by Faraz Rabbani)
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