The Dog zodiac personality & meaning

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The Dog Zodiac Sign

Dog motto is
'I worry'

Basic Astrology Elements

  • Character & Symbol: 狗, gǒu (戌)
  • The Five Elements: Earth
  • Yin Yang: Yang
  • Lunar Month: Ninth
  • Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9; Avoid: 1, 6, 7
  • Lucky Flowers: rose, oncidium, cymbidium, orchid
  • Lucky Colors: green, red, purple; Avoid: blue, white, gold
  • Season: Autumn
  • Closest Western Zodiac: Libra

Years And The Five Elements People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Dog", while also bearing the following elemental sign: The following is also a chart of the dates of the Gregorian calendar, of those born in the year of the Dog.

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
14 February 19343 February 1935Wood Dog
2 February 194621 January 1947Fire Dog
18 February 19587 February 1959Earth Dog
6 February 197026 January 1971Metal Dog
25 January 198212 February 1983Water Dog
10 February 199430 January 1995Wood Dog
29 January 200617 February 2007Fire Dog
16 February 20184 February 2019Earth Dog
2 February 203022 January 2031Metal Dog
22 January 20429 February 2043Water Dog

Personality of the Dog

Chinese Astrology: The Dog

In Chinese Astrology being born under a certain year assigns you to a certain animal. To be born under the sign of the Dog the years start with 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042.

Being born under the sign of the Dog would mean the person is very loyal. Loyal in all aspects of life such as work, relationships, and even loyal to the products they buy.

They are very faithful people as well, and in the same respects as their loyalty. Being honest runs deep with in the Dog's traits. Under this sign, these are usually the types of people that you can tell are telling a fib by the look on their face. They have a keen sense of what is right and wrong. When entering any type of situation they usually know if it will be a good or bad one. Following those instincts often times keep the Dog out of trouble.

The Dog tends to be a temperamental person and can be moody at times. The mood swings can be very noticeable at times and people tend to stay away during most erratic swings. They are not very social people and like to stay at home more than anything. Being discreet is important to them. In most cases they believe what goes on in their life and in their work is very private. If a Dog would let you into their personal life, they would expect the same from the other person. They can be very good listeners, which the Dog would be a good person to confide in. Having good ethics get them far in life, on the large scale. Although their un-trusting nature gives them trouble in the long run.

Romantic relationships are hard with a Dog. They tend to have irrational fears with them. They become very anxious from the get go in a relationship which usually leads to trouble. They have very high standards and this leads to trouble as well. While establishing relationships, on a romantic level as well as a friendship level the high standards could be a turn off.

The best match however in love relationships for the Dog would be the Tiger or the Horse.

Chinese Zodiac Dog Compatibility

Sign: Dog
Best Match: Dog, Tiger, Horse
Average Match: Pig, Rabbit, Goat, Snake, Rooster, Ox, Monkey, Rat
No Match: Dragon

Wagging Tail
When all is well and the sheep are safely in the barn, Dogs are attentive, well meaning, helpful, warm-hearted, altruistic, modest, devoted, philosophical, dutiful, discreet, intelligent and enthusiastic.

But when panic strikes (at least once a day) Dogs can turn nasty, mean-spirited, disagreeable, bad-tempered, self-righteous, judgmental, quarrelsome, accusing, nervous, anxious and impossible to live with.

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