Dog - Chinese Zodiac Animal
- 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
2014 Predictions for the Dog
Love: This is an excellent year for singles on the search for that special partner in the hope of saying goodbye to all that forever. However, you will need to be proactive. Get out and about, socialize. Be available for it and it will come to you. Sit at home and nothing will happen.
Career: 2014 should be a cautious year for Dogs. Progress is possible, but it will not come unhindered. There will be obstacles and complications, though success is possible once these are overcome so it may be worth considering regardless. Even an attempt at consolidation this year will prove difficult with unforeseen events arising to change things that may currently appear stable.
Wealth: Though likely to increase in 2014 as a whole, there will be pitfalls along the way. These are to be avoided as much as possible, so go with stable investments rather than taking risks. Wait for reasonable opportunities to arise – don't go seeking them out too enthusiastically – and take things slowly. Make sure you have sufficient reserves for the downs that are inevitable through the year if you are to reap your rewards at the end of it.
Health: This is a year in which you should take care, both at work and at play. Beware of blood and heart conditions. The elderly should take it easy and get sufficient sleep. Accidents are possible this year. Be wary of flood and fire, and drive carefully, most particularly if driving is an aspect of your work.
General Outlook: Though a half-and-half year for Dogs overall, the good half may be supplemented, the bad reduced with caution and care. Take that into consideration and all should be well overall. However, be somewhat wary of others this year. You are likely to meet exploitative individuals. Take advantage of others' strengths, but do so fairly. Those you can rely on will be particularly supportive this year, particularly in matters of business.
The Best Travel Destinations for the Dog in 2014
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".