2018 is the Year of the Dog.
In Chinese astrology, each year is related to Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. 2018 is an Earth Dog Year. The Dog occupies the 11th position in the Chinese zodiac; it follows the Rooster, precedes the Pig.
Years of the Dog include 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018 and 2030.
If you’re born in a Dog year, consider your:
Lucky numbers: 3, 4, 9
Lucky colors: red, green and purple
Lucky flowers: rose, cymbidium orchids
Type of Dog Year of birth characteristics
Wood — 1934, 1994: Sincere, reliable, considerate, understanding and patient
Fire — 1946, 2006: Intelligent, hardworking and sincere
Earth — 1958, 2018: Communicative, serious and responsible in work
Gold — 1910, 1970: Conservative, desirable, cautious, and always ready to help others
Water — 1922, 1982: Brave and self-centered, even seemingly selfish; well-versed in dealing with financial issues.