Year of the Brown Earth Dog
Chinese Horoscope 2018
Happy New Year. Chinese New Year falls on February 16, 2018. It will be the Year of the Earth Dog (sometimes called the Brown Dog). Dog years are quiet years where loyalty and prudent action is rewarded.
In 2018 people will be watchful but not quick to take action unless suddenly it feels necessary and even then there will be a strong desire to hold back, to wait and plan. People will be more apt to worry rather than act. When things are done they will be done in the most efficient manner, with no wasted energy. Success comes slowly but surely after such careful plans.
2018 will be a purpose filled year. After the intense energy last year we’re more pragmatic and careful with our time but not necessarily our money (what constitutes an extravagance for one will be considered a necessity for another). People become innovative and clever where resources are scarce. Working with others, pulling together different people with diverse talents will fuel the breakthroughs we’ll see this year.
In 2018 we benefit by following our instincts. We have nothing to fear in moving forward when our gut confirms it’s the right direction. In Dog years we can be sentimental, thinking of the past, what worked and what lessons we learned. We can incorporate that knowledge and our connection to the guidance of the Universe to confidently move forward on our goals.
Type of Dog, Year of Birth, and 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
Lucky numbers: 3, 4, 9, and numbers containing them (like 34 and 49)
Lucky days: the 7th and 28th of every Chinese lunar month.
Lucky colors: red, green, and purple
Lucky flowers: rose, cymbidium orchids
Lucky directions: east, south, and northeast
Lucky months: the 6th, 10th, and 12th Chinese lunar months
Unlucky Things for Dogs
Unlucky colors: blue, white, gold Unlucky numbers: 1, 6, and 7 Unlucky direction: south east
Unlucky months: the 5th and 8th Chinese lunar month.
The Dog’s Personality: Loyal, Honest…
Dogs are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due to having a strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, Dogs will do everything for the person who they think is most important.