Chinese Astrology

“The Dog”

STRENGTHS:
animated, likable, witty, sincere, cooperative, protective, helpful
WEAKNESSES:
pessimistic, cynical, paranoid, overly aggressive, stubborn
COMPATIBILITY:
Horse, Rabbit, Tiger, or Pig
MISMATCH:
Rooster, Dragon, or Goat
ELEMENT:
Earth
YIN or YANG:
Yang
YEARS:
1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
Even though he is one of the strongest swimmers, Dog came in eleventh because he stopped to play and bathe in the water.
Dogs are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due to having a strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, Dogs will do everything for the person who they think is most important.
As Dogs are not good at communication, it is difficult for them to convey their thoughts to others. Therefore, Dogs tend to leave others with the impression that they have a stubborn personality.
When thrown into doubt, Dogs think the world is evil and complicated. Then they criticize sharply when making comments, and infer that all things are according to their pessimistic point of view.
Those born in the year of the Dog are loyal and brave with an innate sense of duty. They may not seek leadership positions, but they often end up chosen as leaders due to their impartial sense of justice, intelligence, diplomacy, and determination to fight for what they know is right.
 

 
Dogs are known to have a heightened ability to immediately discern the underlying motives of both people and situations, and may be sharp tempered when others lack their high moral ground. Dogs are possibly the least materialistic of the signs, and are not driven by money, although they are adept at earning whatever they need.
Dogs are animated, likable, witty, sincere, direct, cooperative, protective, helpful, and generous.  They are often introverts. Dogs are extremely faithful and supportive to friends and family. They can be huge worriers and should beware of becoming pessimistic, cynical, paranoid, overly aggressive, stubborn, cold, overly critical, or self-sacrificing.
Dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty. People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They are honest, friendly, faithful, loyal, smart, straightforward, venerable and have a strong sense of responsibility. On the negative side, they are likely to be self-righteous, cold, terribly stubborn, slippery, critical of others and not good at social activities.
Dogs are human’s most loyal friends protesting their owners since the primitive society. The touching stories about dogs and human beings are too numerous to enumerate. On the street, you can see the dogs helping the blind to cross the street. The renowned Temple of Eighteen Deities on the northern of Taiwan is sacred to a dog saving his master.
 

 
Dog people have a strong sense of justice. They are brave, forthright, friendly, loyal to his friends and like righting wrongs. Loyal and honest, they have the most profound sense of duty in career and don’t played job – hopping easily. As a common employee, they can perform well thus are highly regarded by their superiors. There may be problems in work after thirty-five, which requires them to overcome calmly and serenely. They are also good working partners. In love, they are fiercely loyal to those they love.
Their shortcomings for the people under the dog sign are easily angry, irritable and stubborn. They usually pay much attention on the theory while lacking action and judgment. So, never act arbitrarily and dictatorially or they will suffer many disappointments. What’s more, they are fond of getting to the bottom of matters, criticizing others, suspicious and fussy.