Year of the Dog
|2018 is the Year of the Dog according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Earth Dog, starting from Feb. 16, 2018 (Chinese New Year) and lasting to Feb. 4, 2019.|
Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042...
Dog is man's good 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, it symbolizes the coming of fortune. The invincible God Erlang in Chinese legend used a loyal wolfhound to help him capture monsters.
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Xu
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yang
Years of the Dog
Lucky Signs for People Born in Dog Year:
Lucky Colors: green, red, purple
Lucky Flowers: rose, oncidium, cymbidium orchids
Lucky Directions: east, southeast, south
- Unlucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7
- Unlucky Colors: blue, white, golden
- Unlucky Direction: north, west
Valiant, loyal, responsible, clever, courageous, lively
Sensitive, conservative, stubborn, emotional
- Best Matches: Rabbit
They are born to be a perfect match. Similar personality traits and common hobbies add much fun to their love relationship. They can understand each other and face difficulties with enough patience.
- Bad Matches: Dragon, Sheep, Rooster
Different sense of worth cause many conflicts in their daily life. Both of them are not willing to share inner true feelings. The lack of effective communication and trust won't bring a happy and relaxing marriage life.
- See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
- Blood Type O: They are brave, clever, honest and optimistic. Outstanding work abilities and good tempers make them achieve a lot in early and middle lives.
- Blood Type A: Helping others with all efforts is their biggest virtue. Extensive and stable interpersonal relationship can provide much necessary help to their career.
- Blood Type B: They always try to achieve success by their own efforts. Honesty and optimism are their shining points.
- Blood Type AB: With high self-control and prudence in their nature, they always obtain bosses’ recognition in early and middle ages.
Combining the 12-zodiac cycle and the 5-element cycle, people show diverse traits and horoscope. See what kind of Dogs you are.
|Types||Years of Birth||Personality Traits|
|Wood Dog||1934, 1994||Honest, reliable, considerate, having a strong feeling for justice.|
|Fire Dog||1946, 2006||Kind-hearted, cautious, working in a down-to-earth way.|
|Earth Dog||1958, 2018||Persistent, meticulously attentive, with good fortune in wealth.|
|Metal Dog||1910, 1970||Conservative, accommodating, strong sense of self-respect.|
|Water Dog||1922, 1982||Foresighted, responsible, but some self-centered.|