Year of the Dog

  • Lucky Colors: green, red, purple
  • Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 8
  • Lucky Flowers: rose
  • Year of Birth: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030


Dogs are eleventh on the Chinese Zodiac. They are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due to bearing a strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, they will do everything for the person who they think is most important. As they are a little stupid and lack of communication skills, it is difficult for them to convey their minds to others. Thus they easily leave others the impression of a stubborn person.

Born with a good nature, dogs do not tend to be criminals and seek for dishonest gain. They just need a quiet life and a good family, and thus forget the ugliness and evil on earth. They are ready to help others and do not care about their own interests, but if they find themselves betrayed by cunning people, they will feel shocked and hurt.

With doubt in mind, dogs think the world is evil and complicated. They have sharp criticism when giving comments on something. They incline to infer things in their point of view.


Overall speaking, dogs enjoy good health for they are happy all of the time. Dogs are active doing sports, so they are resilient to fight illness, such as colds, coughs, and fever. In heavy work and frequent social activities, in addition to proper excise, they should pay attention to having enough rest, which will benefit both physical and mental health. Since dogs are not crazy about seeking for money and power, they feel less stressed and tense at work and in life. 


Due to loyalty in personality, dogs tend to choose a career on the principle of servicing others. Dogs are seen as valuable employees, as they work heart and soul at their tasks. They are easy-going and kind, and always are ready to alleviate the workload of others, which make them very popular in their work circle. Recommended careers for dogs include police officer, scientist, counselor, interior designer, professor, politician, priest, nurse, clerk, and judge.


Dogs are conservative and cautious. When making close friends, they will take some time to have a thorough knowledge of their friends. Once they become close friend, dogs will be faithful to maintain the relationship. They would rather suffer loss than make trouble for others, and never go against their hearts to do an immoral thing.

In love relationships, dogs will not easily fall in love with someone. But once they fall in love with someone, they will have great faithfulness to maintain the love relationship and be loyal to the lover. However, their emotions have ups and downs in dealing with love relationships.


Best with: Tiger, Rabbit or Horse
Worst with: Ox, Dragon, Goat or Rooster

2015 Predictions for the Dog

Love: Their romantic life will not be very good in 2015; however, it will be an ideal time for devoted lovers to get married.

Fortune: People who were born in a year of the dog will benefit from having great chances of a salary increase in 2015, and it is recommended that they purchase immovable properties instead of making high-risk investments.

Career: They will have a steady career in 2015 although numerous problems will emerge at work. They will always get help from magnates when they are in trouble.

Health: They should pay special attention to their health issues and should see a doctor as soon as possible when they become ill. It is also advisable for them to do moderate exercises each day.

The Best Travel Destinations for the Dog in 2015

Dogs are limited to sniffing around in the south of China this year, unfortunately. Still, that not only leaves you with a lot to see, but also a lot the other animals cannot, so be content. For you, but not for them, the delights of Hainan, Guangdong (Guangzhou), Fujian, Hunan and Guangxi (Guilin). You, on the other hand, would be well advised to avoid the east and the west. Forget Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi, Ningbo, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi'an, Lanzhou... well, okay fair enough. You're limited. Please don't blame us, blame the fates. We are but their messenger.

Famous People Who Belong to Dog

Confucius (551 BC-479 BC), the founder of Confucian school.

Sun Quan (182 BC-252 BC), the Wu Emperor in the Three Kingdoms period.

Li Yuan, known as Emperor Gaozu of Tang (566-635), the first emperor of the Tang Dynasty.

Hai Rui (1514-1587), a famous statesman of the Hui ethnic group in the mid-Ming Dynasty, was an honest and upright minister and gained unprecedented public approval.

Hong Xiuquan (1814-1864), the leader of the Taiping Rebellion, declared himself "Heavenly King".

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