The dog   

Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac animals. The recent Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042…

Dog is men’s good friend who can understand the human spirit and obey its master, whether he is wealthy or not. Chinese people regard it as an auspicious animal. If a dog happens to come to a house, it symbolizes the coming of fortune. In Chinese legend, the invincible God Erlang has a loyal dog partner to help him capture monsters.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Xu
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yang

The greatest qualities in dogs are loyalty and honesty. In fact, dog people are naturally cautious, which means it can take a comparatively long time for dogs to accept new friends. However, once dogs accept a friend, they will become very loyal to the friends and always supportive. Dogs are loyal friends, honest lovers, and reliable families.

Although dogs are just and honest, they are also very critical and sometimes criticise sharply. They are not good at looking at the big picture to look at things, which can lead to misunderstandings and blame others for their own mistakes.

Strengths: brave, loyal, responsible, smart, lively
Weaknesses: sensitive, conservative, stubborn, emotional