The Year of the Dog indicates future prosperity. The dog guards against intruders the world over. Pairs of stone or ceramic dogs guard each side of the entrance to villages and temples. The Dog Year will be secure and protected. The Hour of the Dog is 7 to 9 P.M when people of rural Viet Nam have gone to bed and leave the dog to keep watch.

Positioning the eleventh in the twelve Vietnamese zodiac signs, Dog is one of the last animals that shows up on the calendar. People with Dog year are born in 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030.Vietnamese Zodiac Signs - The Dog

Characteristics of a Dog

If people are born in the Dog year, they may possess lots of excellent characteristics. They have the courageous, amiable, frank, loyal and good sense of justice. Once they do something, they always try to finish the task with their best duties. As an employee, they are highly appreciated by their supervisors. During thirty-something, there may come some troubles that need their patience and serene to overpass all the obstacles. The limitation of the Dog people is that they are stubborn and bad-tempered. Moreover, they focus on the theory rather than the action and judgment, which lead them to many disappointments. They are sometimes doubtful and finicky.
According to the astrology, the Dog people born in different periods of a day own different personalities and fortune:
Those who are born in the morning are quite traditional and weak. They do not want to face difficulties that make them worry or lose weight. As being the coward, they are afraid of their supervisors. In real life, the men are lack of initiatives, so they often choose ordinary jobs that don’t require much effort. The women, on the other hand, are quite powerful and dedicated. They are also loyal to their family and willing to sacrifice their personal careers to take care of the children.
If people are born at noon, they may own good sense of doing business. Having a good vision, they can find out many opportunities and meet their targets. Although they are busy with social activities and career life, they do not disregard the importance of the family. Both men and women can enjoy a happy marriage from the early age.
Evening-born people are totally devoted to everyone who crosses their life such as their superiors, elders, teachers, and friends. Both men and women could ensure a long-term relationship during the whole life.

The health condition of the Dogs

In general, Dogs are active and interested in many kinds of sports, so they have a high chance to resist against illness such as fever, colds or coughs. If they have to do heavy work, they should take enough rest and practice both physical and mental exercises. Do not focus too much on the importance of the money, the Dog peoples can enjoy life with little stress and pressure.

Which Careers are best-suited for Dogs?

Being kind, loyal and ready to help to help others, the Dog people are best-suited with professions that assist people around. Jobs such as scientist, designer, politician, nurse, clerk or police officer can fit with their personalities.

Five Types of Dog

There are five sacred elements in the universe which are Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. Each zodiac sign has a close relationship with those elements, and a combination of one element and one animal occurs every 60 years. As a result, there are five types of Dog with particular features as below:

Type of DogYear of BirthCharacteristics
Wood Dog1934, 1994Faithful, honest, dedicated, thoughtful, and patient
Fire Dog1946, 2006Smart, hardworking, and loyal
Earth Dog1958, 2018Outgoing, detailed, and responsible in work
Gold Dog1910, 1970Traditional, desirable, and careful
Water Dog1922, 1982Valiant and self-assured, but sometimes selfish

Famous People Born in Dog Year

Winston Churchill, Prince William, Benjamin Franklin, Herbert Hoover, Bill Clinton, Golda Meir, VoltaireMarcel Proust, George Gershwin, Jane Goodall, Socrates, Michael Jackson, Dakota Fanning, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Anna Paquin, Ellen DeGeneres, Brad Renfro, Heather Graham, Jessica Biel, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, LeAnn Rimes, Susan Sarandon, Leelee Sobieski, Queen Latifah, Ryan Cabrera, Kirsten Dunst, Shirley MacLaine, Thora Birch, Uma Thurman.