Years of the Dog
The dog is man's friend who can understand the human's spirit and obey its master, whether he is wealthy or not. The Chinese regard it as an auspicious animal. If a dog happens to come to a house, usually the host will be very glad to adopt it, for it symbolizes the coming of fortune. Poodles, especially black poodles, bring more luck. The masters of dogs are not only humans, but immortal in legends as well. The invincible God Erlang used a wolf-dog mix to help him capture monsters.
One born in the Year of Dog has a straightforward character. In their career and love, they are faithful, courageous, dexterous, smart and warm-hearted. They know how to keep secrets and inspire other people's confidence. Those people make good leaders. If they fall in love with someone, they would not change. They can be terribly stubborn with the right things.
Most women under this sign are appealing but lack stability. They can be cold emotionally and sometimes distant at parties. They can find fault with many things and are noted for their sharp tongues. They are irritable and usually bothered by unwarranted anxiety. They sometimes try to flaunt and be brave. They are likely to be an armchair theorist deficient in practical experience.
Horoscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: xu
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): tu (earth)
Yin Yang: yang
Auspicious Directions: east, southeast, south
Lucky Colors: green, red, purple; Avoid: blue, white, golden
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9; Avoid: 1, 6, 7
Lucky Flowers: rose, oncidium, cymbidium orchids
Zodia Sign Compatibility - Best match: tiger, rabbit, horse; Avoid: ox, dragon, sheep, rooster
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Dog
Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Bill Clinton, Herbert Hoover, Golda Meir, Voltaire, Marcel Proust, George Gershwin, Jane Goodall, Socrates, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Prince William, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Anna Paquin, Brad Renfro, Ellen DeGeneres, Heather Graham, Jessica Biel, Kelly Clarkson, Kirsten Dunst, LeAnn Rimes, Leelee Sobieski, Queen Latifah, Ryan Cabrera, Shirley McLaine, Susan Sarandon, Thora Birch, Uma Thurman, Dakota Fanning, Moises Arias, Andre Agassi, Confucius, Sun Quan (King of Wu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280), Li Yuan (the first emperor of the Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Zhou Enlai (the first Premier of PRC)
Fortune Foretelling in 2014
Overview: The fortune of dog people is getting better and better in the year. For those who work in arts or creation, they will make more achievements. But many dog people may be emotionally apart from their family due to career or other reasons. When driving or doing sports, they should be very careful for fear of any unexpected injuries. A reminder for them is that they shouldn’t be arrogant, which will influence their relationship with others and their career prospects.
Career: They will feel very busy and tired in career in 2014. Frequent business trips will fall upon, during which they will learn a lot. If they can make full use of the chances, they will make a difference sooner or later in this field. Work is important, but they should also have a good rest. They are expected to get a promotion at last, although they expect more than that. If he or she is a manager, it is a good year to play an influential role in leadership.
Wealth: Generally, as long as they make a wise investment, they will gain profits. Some fixed assets are recommended. Businesspeople should actively seek the changes of markets and chances to enlarge business, and then will have more luck in money making. Be careful in daily life to avoid unexpected injuries, which may cost some money. They will have no fortune in risky investment; accordingly, lottery and stock is also not recommended.
Relationships: Great fortune in relationships will happen to them. They will have chances to make more friends in the year. Singles are suggested to take part in more social activities to find their love; however, single males may have to spend most time in career instead of love and single females will often meet a nice guy who has already has a mate. Lovers in a relationship will enjoy a good fortune in the coming years if they get married in 2014. Spouses will generally have harmonious relationship, but they seem to spend much more time on work than their partners, which will have negative effect on their marriage.
Health: No serious healthy problem will happen to them, but they seem to easily get inflamed or constipation. Thus they should eat less meat and other indigestible food. They should also be very careful during driving. Also drunken driving should be avoided. For those who feel blue, it is best to go for traveling or do regular exercise. People who are suffering certain disease have a chance to recover.
Fortune Telling in 2013
Overview: After a year with bad fortune, the dog people eventually welcome 2013 – the Year of Snake, when they will have smoother life. They will feel it is very easy to cultivate relationship with leaders and new friends. Once they endeavor to work or study, they get satisfactory results. Aside from that, many pleasant things may happen to them in 2013.
Career: Although they may get promotions this year, they may get some nominal titles. Therefore, they need cultivate good relationship with bosses and colleagues. They also need to make full use of their intelligence to make more progress, so that they can attract the attention of their managers.
Wealth: They don’t have good luck in wealth this year. However, people working in advertising, media, internet technology and communications, they may get some profits. For people in other professions, they need to be thrifty in case of financial problems.
Relationships: In general, they will have a good year in relationships. Married people are supposed to be more considerate to their partners to reach a more harmonious life. There may be many chances for singles to find a partner. Male dog people need to be more generous and female dog people should not be passive in a relationship. Good relationships with people of different gender may help them a lot this year.
Health: Their physical conditions this year need more attention. More outdoor sports can make them healthier, though they may be affected by some mild illness, such as a cold, sore throat and ear infection. Apart from Green Food and coarse food grains, the dog people need sufficient rest and sleep.