Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 10 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

There is no shar'i problem in touching, patting or feeding  a dog. If your hands, or the dog is wet, then after patting you must wash your hand, because contamination of najasah occurs with contact and wetness. 

But if it is dry, then you do not need to do anything. 

And Allah knows best.