Born in the Year of the Dog? Here are characteristics

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.


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