In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. 2018 is an Earth Dog Year.
Years of the Dog include 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, and 2030…
If you’re born in a Dog year, you’re a Dog, and the following are deemed lucky for you:
- Lucky numbers: 3, 4, 9
- Lucky colors: red, green, and purple
- Lucky flowers: rose, cymbidium orchids
Dog Years, Are You a “Dog”?
People born in the following date ranges are believed to be born in a Year of the Dog. Their Chinese zodiac signs are dog.
You can check below to discover whether you are a Dog.
|2018||February 16, 2018||February 4, 2019|
|2006||January 29, 2006||February 17, 2007|
|1994||February 10, 1994||January 30, 1995|
|1982||January 25, 1982||February 12, 1983|
|1970||February 6, 1970||January 26, 1971|
|1958||February 18, 1958||February 7, 1959|
|1946||February 2, 1946||January 21, 1947|
|1934||February 14, 1934||February 3, 1935|
Five Types of Dog; Which One Are You?
In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. For example, a Wood Dog comes once in a 60-year cycle.
It is theorized that a person’s characteristics are decided by their birth year’s zodiac animal sign and element. So there are five types of Dogs, each with different characteristics:
|Type of Dog||Year of Birth||Characteristics|
|Wood Dog||1934, 1994||Sincere, reliable, considerate, understanding, and patient|
|Fire Dog||1946, 2006||Intelligent, hardworking, and sincere|
|Earth Dog||1958, 2018||Communicative, serious, and responsible in work|
|Gold Dog||1910, 1970||Conservative, desirable, cautious, and always ready to help others|
|Water Dog||1922, 1982||Brave and self-centered, even seemingly selfish; well-versed in dealing with financial issues|