Temper of the Chinese Zodiac Dog

The dog is the 11th animal in the classic Chinese zodiac. In recent years, the years of the dog were in 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 and 2006. In ancient China, the dog symbolised the mountains and the earth. The dogs lucky numbers are 3, 4 and 9, and their lucky flowers are the rose, cymbidium, indicium and the orchid.

People born in the year of the dog are generally intelligent people who keep a lot of their thoughts to themselves. They live vibrant lives inside their imagination and appreciate the personal things in life. Dogs often get lost in their own thoughts, and can entertain themselves for hours this way! They also enjoy testing their brains with puzzles and riddles.

Due to the dog having such a rich mind, they often forget to expressive themselves fully on the outside. They like to live a careful and serious life. Dogs will be helpful and do what you ask, but usually won’t go beyond what was asked of them. To dogs, there are more important things that they would prefer to be doing than working or doing small tasks. They would prefer to have freedom than lots of money in the bank. Dogs are very much in control of their own destiny, they might have setbacks but they will always stay true to themselves with what they want.

Generally speaking, dogs are happy all the time, and it wears off on their health. Dogs will have good health throughout their life, because of their active lifestyle as well. Dog’s need to get a bit more rest than others. Playing brainteasers or mind games is a great way for a dog to stimulate mentally. Due to their happiness, and lack of desire for more money, dogs live pretty stress free at home and at work.

It is usual for a dog to pick up a career where he helps or services others. Dog people are seen as great employees, they are always happy to help their colleagues in stressful times. Some ideal careers for someone born In the year of the dog might be: scientist, priest, judge, nurse or police officer..

The most compatible animals with the dog are the Tiger, Horse, and Rabbit, and the least compatible animals are the Dragon, Ox, Rooster and Goat.