Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > Instigating Animals against each other
Hadith #1

عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ أَبَانِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ عَنْ أَبِي الْعَبَّاسِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( صلوات الله عليه ) قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنِ التَّحْرِيشِ بَيْنَ الْبَهَائِمِ فَقَالَ كُلُّهُ مَكْرُوهٌ إِلَّا الْكَلْبَ .

1. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Aban ibn ‘Uthman from abu al-‘Abbas who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about instigating animals against each other. He (the Imam) said, ‘All of it is detestable except dogs.’”



Hadith #2

عَنْهُ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ أَبَانٍ عَنْ مِسْمَعٍ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) عَنِ التَّحْرِيشِ بَيْنَ الْبَهَائِمِ فَقَالَ أَكْرَهُ ذَلِكَ إِلَّا الْكِلَابَ .

2. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Aban from Misma‘ who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about instigating animals against each other. He (the Imam) said, ‘I dislike it except dogs.’”