Dog (zodiac)

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"Dog" in regular Chinese characters
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The Dog (狗) is the eleventh of the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac in relation to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dog is associated with the symbol of the Earth Branch 戌

Year and the Five Elements[change | change source]

Sexagenary cycle years

People born within these dates can be said to be born in the "Year of the Dog", while carrying the following elemental sign.

Start date End date Heavenly branch
10 February 1910 29 January 1911 Metal Dog
28 January 1922 15 February 1923 Water Dog
14 February 1934 3 February 1935 Wood Dog
2 February 1946 21 January 1947 Fire Dog
18 February 1958 7 February 1959 Earth Dog
6 February 1970 26 January 1971 Metal Dog
25 January 1982 12 February 1983 Water Dog
10 February 1994 30 January 1995 Wood Dog
29 January 2006 17 February 2007 Fire Dog
16 February 2018 4 February 2019 Earth Dog
3 February 2030 22 January 2031 Metal Dog
22 January 2042 9 February 2043 Water Dog
8 February 2054 27 January 2055 Wood Dog
26 January 2066 13 February 2067 Fire Dog
12 February 2078 1 February 2079 Earth Dog
30 January 2090 17 February 2091 Metal Dog
17 February 2102 6 February 2103 Water Dog

Chinese Zodiac Snake Compatibility Grid[change | change source]

Sign Best match Average Match No match
Dog Horse, Tiger and Rabbit Pig, Rat, Snake, Goat, Monkey, Rooster Dragon or Ox

Falling Stars and difficulties[change | change source]

Most fortunate Good luck Luck standard No luck
Tiger, Snake, Pig, Rabbit Dog, Horse, Ox, Chicken Goat, Monkey Dragon, Rat

Basic element of astrology[change | change source]

Earthly Branches: 戌 Xu
The Five Elements: Earth
Yin Yang: Yang
Lunar Month: Ninth
Lucky number: 3, 4, 9; Avoid: 1, 6, 7
Lucky flower: rose, oncidium, cymbidium, orchid
Lucky color: green, red, purple; Avoid: blue, white, gold
Season: Autumn