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The Chinese Year Of The Dog

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The Year of the Dog is the eleventh animal year in the Chinese zodiac which is based on the Lunar calendar. People born in the Dog years are blessed with good health.


Year of the Dog : Dates for 2014, 2015, 2016

The actual Years of Dog, tempered by the various elements are:


Year of Fire Dog 2 February 1946 – 21 January 1947 29 January 2006 – 17 February 2007
Year of Earth Dog 18 February 1958 – 7 February 1959 16 February 2018 – 4 February 2019
Year of Metal Dog 6 February 1970 – 26 January 1971 3 February 2030 – 22 January 2031
Year of Water Dog 25 January 1982 - 12 February 1983 22 January 2042 - 9 February 2043
Year of Wood Dog 10 February 1994 – 30 January 1995  


Character Personality Traits of Chinese Dog Year

year-of-the-dogThe 2014 Chinese Dog horoscope predicts that this sign is supposed to be a lucky animal sign which brings affluence to its owner. Black dogs are expected to get more wealth. Dog is highly obedient to its master irrespective of his financial condition. It is man’s best friend who recognizes his personality.



Dogs are without complications of character. They are known for their affection, bravery, elegance, agility and loyalty, both in their jobs, and in love. They are highly determined to achieve their goals. They are very capable managers who motivate their colleagues, and who share their confidence. Dogs are committed to their mates in love. They are extremely helpful to their friends.



Chinese Dog year 2014 2015Women Dogs are critical of others and are sarcastic in their comments. Temperamentally they are not warm, and prefer solitude in gatherings. They are ill tempered and are unnecessarily apprehensive. They are highly theoretical and are not realistic in their approach to life. They are charming and courageous but are not steady.  They are not good at conveying their messages to others.


Influence of Elements on Year of the Dog Horoscope


Metal Dogs are highly active, and seek excellence in whatever they do. They expect dedication from others. They are careful in selecting their friends, and are dependable and faithful to them. At times they can be somewhat nervous and worried. They expect advance information on future events, and will be disturbed if things do not happen as planned.


chinese dog symbolWater Dogs are smart people who are well informed, and who can understand various points of view. They are more courageous, and are exposed to more situations in life. They can face changes in life better than other dogs. They are prone to waste their money and may back out of earlier obligations. They are adept at giving sound advice to their friends in times of difficulties. They are more peaceful and tolerant and can handle the vagaries of life smoothly.


Wood Dogs are more stress free and change their routines sometimes. They are timid, and are afraid of rebuffs from others while seeking their friendship. This makes them cautious in having friends. They are firm and dependable with their selected companions. They are more liberal with their friends than themselves, and do not waste money on luxuries. Wood dogs are fussy about cleanliness and face life as it happens.


Fire Dogs are magnetic personalities who are born leaders. They attract a strong group of followers to fight for any cause they take up. They are also charming and maintain a tidy appearance. They are very adventurous and settle down with their families quite late. They are intensely committed to their families. They are highly successful in life.


Earth Dogs are very much practical about life, and take decisions after due deliberation. People have to gain the confidence of Earth Dogs before they become their loyal and trustworthy friends. They are highly impartial, and hence make very good mediators and diplomats. They are more interested in championing for peace than fight for a cause. Earth Dogs have great stamina to work hard. They are dependable, stable and determined.


Health Astrology Forecasts For Chinese Dog Year

year of the dogDogs in general are endowed with excellent physical fitness. They are cheerful, energetic and flexible, and hence have enough resistance to normal ailments like cold and fever. They have to pay attention to enough relaxation and correct work-out after strenuous jobs and numerous social parties. As they are not fanatical about power or accumulating wealth, they enjoy a peaceful life.


Suitable Professions For Dog Zodiac

Dogs are hard working, reliable and helpful by nature. This makes them eminently suitable for jobs involving service. They are always ready to share the work of others, and are considered priceless for the organization. They are friendly, and are admired by their colleagues.


Some of the suitable professions for dogs are: Judiciary jobs, Scientist, Professor, Nurse, Counsellor, Politician, Police Officer, Interior Designer, Clerk and Priest.


Relationship Predictions of Dog Animal Sign

chinese dog yearChinese Zodiac Dogs are slow in making friends as they are traditional and guarded. They study them in detail before they enter into a friendship. They are loyal to them, and are prepared to make sacrifices .They are highly ethical in their relationships.


Like in friendship, they follow the same principles in love also. But they will have many emotional upheavals in their love partnerships.


Compatibility of Chinese Astrology Dog Years

  • Highly Compatible With: Tiger, Rabbit and Horse
  • Avoid: Ox, Dragon, Goat, and Rooster
  • Lucky Colors: Purple, Green and Red
  • Unlucky Colors: Golden, Blue and White
  • Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
  • Lucky Flowers: Orchids, Rose
  • Favorable Directions: East, Southeast and South


Famous Chinese Dog Celebrities & Personalities

  • Winston Churchill
  • Shirley McLain
  • Bill Clinton
  • Mariah Carey
  • Prince William
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Andre Agassi
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Michael Jackson
  • Golda Mier
  • Socrates
  • Uma Thurman
  • Madonna
  • Voltaire


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