Year of the Dog

狗 (Gǒu)

Dog is a straightforward and honest sign upholding justice. People of Dog sign are diligent, eager to learn knowledge, virtuous, sincere and as cool as cucumber. They usually come to front and win over the opposite sex with the unconditional loyalty. The honest Dogs are ready to defend the weak and helpless, listen and share the pain of others, and never put on an act. They are strong-willed, suit action to the word and consider the situation. But people born in the year of Dog can be confused, fragile, stubborn, indecisive and less independent.

  • 狗 (Gǒu)
  • Xu (戌)
  • Yang
  • Earth (Tu)
  • Amitabha, The Buddha of Infinite Light
  • Northwest
  • East
  • Southeast

Things that will bring dog luck:

  • 3, 4, 9
  • green, red, purple
  • east, southeast, south
  • rose, oncidium, cymbidium orchids
  • Diamond

Things that dog should avoid:

  • 1, 6, 7
  • Blue, White, Golden
  • Southeast

Dog Years

Year When Stem-Branch Element Yin Yang
1934 Feb.14, 1934 – Feb.3, 1935 Jia Xu Wood Yang
1946 Feb.2, 1946 – Jan.21, 1947 Bing Xu Fire Yang
1958 Feb.18, 1958 – Feb.7, 1959 Wu Xu Earth Yang
1970 Feb.6, 1970 – Jan.26, 1971 Geng Xu Metal Yang
1982 Jan.25, 1982 – Feb.12, 1983 Ren Xu Water Yang
1994 Feb.10, 1994 – Jan.30, 1995 Jia Xu Wood Yang
2006 Jan.29, 2006 – Feb.17, 2007 Bing Xu Fire Yang
2018 Feb.16, 2018– Feb.4, 2019 Wu Xu Earth Yang
2030 Feb.3, 2030 – Jan.22, 2031 Geng Xu Metal Yang

Dog Love Compatibility

Inarticulate in expressing their feelings, Dog people prefer the long and lasting love. They are kind-hearted, traditional and conservative, and would not fall in love readily. But once they do, they will treat their loved ones wholeheartedly. They are too stubborn to consider from many aspects or think about the feelings of others, which can affect the relationship to some extent and even cause a failed marriage.
  • Best with: Rabbit
  • Worst with: Dragon, Goat, Rooster

Dog in 2019

Career: Come Down to Earth & Don't Take Shortcuts

Officials born in the year of the Dog should not take shortcuts or go after fast luck this year but come down to earth and be careful in offering help which may bring them trouble; a steady attitude towards everything will bring them some unexpected good luck. Businessmen born in the year of Dog will get many chances and opportunities and need to be prudent in investment, so as not to make a wrong judgment due to improper selection and suffer money losses; they'd better seek steady development in this year.

Wealth: Save and Cut Spending

Despite the good luck for wealth, Dogs tend to spend a lot, especially on the opposite sex. Therefore, they are suggested to save and cut down some unnecessary expenses. In particular, those married Dogs and those working for the government should watch out for the windfall, so as not to damage the reputation or invite trouble due to money.

Marriage: Select Properly & Keep Away from Illegal Love Affair

For the married people of Dog sign, love relationship can be eventful this year and they should not quarrel over trifles; it is of particular importance to keep the opposite sex at distance, or an illegal affair or one night stand would ruin their career and family! Single Dogs should be careful in starting a relationship, never draw a conclusion blindly but investigate from many aspects to avoid any possible deception.

Health: Care for the Elderly & Seek Medical Advice in Time

Pig belongs to water while Dog belongs to earth and the two elements are an inter-restriction group. In human body, water refers to kidney, blood and urinary system while earth represents spleen, stomach, abdomen, intestines and digestive system. Therefore, people of Dog sign should pay attention to their kidney and stomach health, care more about the elderly and kids and seek medical advice in time to nip in the bud.

Dog in 2020

Overview: Make Steady Efforts to Change Life

In the year 2020, the overall horoscope can be good for Dogs. No matter in work or love, they will make steady efforts and treat everyone sincerely and everything seriously. With such an attitude, they will have everything going well and get what they want, even windfalls. On this basis, they will be able to change their life after a long term of accumulation.

Career: Thrive & No One Can Stop

Dog people's career will thrive in 2020 and no one can stop it. With their solid foundation and unremitting efforts, they can reach a height beyond the average, and this is what they deserve. In addition to the luck, their position can generally go to the efforts they make step by step.

Love: Find True Love & Decide to Get Married

People of Dog sign will be blessed in love relationship. They will find true love of their life and take each other as the soul mate sharing many common ideas and assumptions about the future. And they will work hard from now on to create a future together. At the same time, they will be blessed by both parents who wish them to live to old age in conjugal bliss.

Health: Difficult to Prevent Illness

With poor luck in health, Dog people may often encounter something unexpected and suffer from some illnesses that are difficult to prevent. Some diseases will be communicated from others and beyond resistance, so they can do nothing but stay away from those pathogens. This year, they can be more vulnerable, looking sickly and listless the whole year.

Wealth: Worry about Personal Gains and Losses & Dare Not to Invest

Dogs will be off their luck in wealth during the year 2020. They can be reluctant to spend their money. In fact, money can create more wealth if used for investment and financing, which may bring them a handsome return in the end. But if they hold the money tightly in hand, it can depreciate and play a less useful role. This year, Dog people will worry about personal gains and losses and become unwilling to spend money.