2018 Year of Dog —  It is time to begin reflecting on last year (the Year of the Rooster) and prepare for the Year of the Dog. This year’s Chinese New Year kicks off It starts 16 February! It is the Year of the Dog which shares links to the Earthly Branch symbol . What does this mean for your health?

The Year of the Earth Dog 2018 is ideal for lifestyle changes. Begin a new workout, start a new business, travel to a new city, become a vegetarian, start doing yoga! Likewise, endeavours you made last year will bear fruit this coming year.

2018 Year of Dog

This means, stay the course. Do not veer off balance and continue along your regular path while considering what details you might add or alter to enhance and lead to more satisfaction.

2018 Year of Dog

 

We have gathered the basics about the Year of the Dog. Use this information to enhance your insight into what the Year of the Dog means to your life. Reflect on the elements relating to the Dog cycle and consider what this means for you or any of your loved ones born within the Dog Cycle.

Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign; years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042

People born within these date ranges are said to have been born in the “Year of the Dog”, while also bearing the following elemental sign:

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
14 February 19343 February 1935Wood Dog
2 February 194621 January 1947Fire Dog
18 February 19587 February 1959Earth Dog
6 February 197026 January 1971Metal Dog
25 January 198212 February 1983Water Dog
10 February 199430 January 1995Wood Dog
29 January 200617 February 2007Fire Dog
16 February 20184 February 2019Earth Dog
2 February 203022 January 2031Metal Dog
22 January 20429 February 2043Water Dog