The Dog is one of the Chinese Animal Signs among the twelve year Chinese cycle of animals, going by the Chinese zodiac. Those born under the Year of the Dog are faithful and honest to their loved ones.

Majority of those born under the Chinese Horoscope Dog worries a lot, have a sharp tongue, and tend to find fault in every thing. They are just, fair and good problem solvers. Dogs happen to be very dependable friends and great conversationalists. They however, have a propensity to hold and linger on with the grudges till those are appeased. They prefer to have stable and loving relationships. Though it takes a bit of time or the Dogs, yet when they have found their soul mates, they would be faithful to their partners for life.

Dog and the Five Elements

  • Earth Dog: 1898 – 2 February 1899
  • Metal Dog: 10 February 1910 – 21 January 1911
  • Water Dog: 28 January 1922 – 14 February 1923
  • Wood Dog: 14 February 1934 – 25 January 1935
  • Fire Dog: 2 February 1946 – 21 January 1947
  • Earth Dog: 17 February 1958 – 8 February 1959
  • Metal Dog: 6 February 1970 – 26 January 1971
  • Water Dog: 25 January 1982 – 12 February 1983
  • Wood Dog: 9 February 1994 – 30 January 1995
  • Fire Dog: 29 January 2006 – 17 February 2007
  • Earth Dog: 16 February 2019 – 4 February 2019
  • Metal Dog: 3 February 2030 – 22 January 2031

Metal Dogs

Whatever job, the Metal dogs are in, be it relationship or work, they are wholly committed to it. They expect very high from themselves as well as others.

Wood Dogs

Wood Dogs prefer being in a tea, as that builds in the confidence for them. Though shy initially, yet Wood Dogs have the ability to become great companions. They’re adaptable, warm-hearted and faithful.

Water Dogs

Water Dogs are less independent and prefer to be in groups rather than leading. They’re affectionate, flexible, faithful and relaxed.

Earth Dogs

With dependability and trustworthiness as their characteristics, Earth Dogs happen to be amazing leaders. They are grounded in reality, and supportive. They are very confident and also inspire others to be so.

Fire Dogs

Fire Dogs are surely the leaders. You would love their company. They’re charismatic, vibrant, sexually attractive and confident.

Chinese Horoscope Dog

Chinese Horoscope Dog


Chinese Horoscope Dog – Personality

As per the Chinese Horoscope, the animal sign Dog occupies the eleventh place in the Chinese Zodiac and signifies personality traits like compatibility, loyalty, and kindness. Useful advice or kinds words are frequently offered by the Dogs. They would always lend you a helping hand whenever the need be so. Since those under the Dogs have a tendency to get involved in the life of others, they are sometimes interpreted as nosy. The happiness of others is more important for them than success, money or wealth. They are always in the look out to master different subjects and would complete what they once start. They value friendships and are honest, determined, reliable and moral. Money is spend by the Dogs very wisely. They are sometimes narrow-minded, temperamental and stubborn.

Chinese Horoscope Dog – Health

Whenever a Dog is happy, he is healthy. It completely shows when a dog is depressed and not feeling good. While fighting illness, they are resilient.

Chinese Horoscope Dog – Career

Dogs would always help their co-workers; more if that involves learning a new thing or alleviating the work-pressure of others. Dogs are treated as valuable employees. The good career option for those under the Dogs consist of scientist, counselor, police officer, professor, politician, interior designer, nurse, clerk, priest and Judge.

Chinese Horoscope Dog – Relationships

Though the Dogs themselves are trustworthy, yet they don’t trust others easily. Dogs often take a long time to be comfortable with others. If the trust factor is not there, dogs can be rough judgmental to others. Romance is something not easy for the Dogs and they usually have a hard time managing it. They are insecure, anxious and worrisome. Further, they are critical and emotionally cold.

  • Dog and Rat

There is a stable union between the Dog and the Rat. However, they need to keep on improvising because of there are many dull moments in their relationship.

  • Dog and Tiger

The mutual affection for each other makes the Dog and the Tiger a fantastic duo.

  • Dog and Ox

Dog and Ox have almost nothing in common between them.

  • Dog and Rabbit

Dog and Rabbit are there to go a long way together.

  • Dog and Snake

There is a chance for those under the Dog and Snake to fall for each other just at the first sight.

  • Dog and Dragon

A relationship between the Chinese Zodiac Dog and Dragon is surely not recommended.

  • Dog and Sheep

According to the Chinese Astrological Cycle, those under the Chinese Animal sign Dog and Sheep should not even think of any relationship. They both will prove very boring to each other.

  • Dog and Horse

Relationships are favorable in case of Dog and a Horse, as per the Chinese Astrology.

  • Dog and Dog

With lot of things to share, those born under the Chinese Horoscope Dog when paired with another Dog can have a successful relationship.

  • Dog and Monkey

If there is nothing to lose, then why not give it a shot, all those people belonging to the Chinese Horoscope Dog and Monkey!

  • Dog and Pig

The Dog and the Pig make up a committed and stable relationship and are headed for happiness.

Chinese Horoscope Dog at a Glance

Position In The Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Name
West, Northwest
Next Reigning Year
Western Horoscope Counterpart
Month symbolized by Dog
Dog Lucky Color
Dog Lucky Number
Seven, Ten, Eleven, Nineteen
Dog Lucky Gemstone
Ascendant Hour Of Birth
7pm To 8:59pm
Yang (Male)
Negative Characteristics Of Dog
Nervous, Restless, Self-Righteous, Quick-Temper, Critical, Petty, Pessimistic
Positive Characteristics Of Dog
Dependable, Generous, Loyal, Intelligent, Patient, Honest
Most Compatible Signs For Dog
Dog, Tiger, Horse, Rabbit
Most Incompatible Signs For Dog
Dragon, Rooster
Ideal Career For Dog
Law Enforcement Officers, Police Officers, Judges, Lawyers, Civil Servants, Teachers, Politician, Lecturers, Religious Leaders, Security Officers
Famous Dog People
Madonna, George W. Bush, Sylvester Stallone, Winston Churchill, Andre Agassi, Claudia Schiffer, Michael Jackson, Mother Theresa, Bill Clinton

Chinese Horoscope 2019

Rat Ox Tiger
Rabbit Dragon Snake
Horse Goat Monkey
Rooster Dog Pig