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Dog (zodiac)

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The Dog ( 狗 ) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dog is associated with the earthly branch symbol 戌. The character 狗 refers to the actual animal while 戌 refers to the zodiac animal.

People born within these date ranges for the zodiacal Dog bear the following elemental sign:

22 January 1898 – 9 February 1899: Earth Dog

10 February 1910 – 29 January 1911: Metal Dog

28 January 1922 – 15 February 1923: Water Dog

14 February 1934 – 3 February 1935: Wood Dog

2 February 1946 – 21 January 1947: Fire Dog

18 February 1958 – 7 February 1959: Earth Dog

6 February 1970 – 26 January 1971: Metal Dog

25 January 1982 - 12 February 1983: Water Dog

10 February 1994 – 30 January 1995: Wood Dog

29 January 2006 – 17 February 2007: Fire Dog

16 February 2018 – 4 February 2019: Earth Dog

3 February 2030 – 22 January 2031: Metal Dog

22 January 2042 - 9 February 2043: Water Dog


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Colorful, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Astrological Symbols.

Dog (zodiac) is part of the Chinese zodiac group.

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