The dog ranks eleventh amongst the 12 Chinese zodiac signs, is associated with the earth element and connected to the colour brown in 2018, making it the Year of the Brown Earth Dog. The Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018.

People born in the Year of the Dog are characteristically loyal, responsible, courageous, and clever. If a dog happens to come to a house, it symbolises the coming of fortune. The invincible God Erlang in Chinese legend used a loyal wolfhound to help him capture monsters. Honest and a strong sense of justice, the Dog is man’s good friend and popular in social circles. They are also good at helping others find and fix their bad habits by being straightforward.

Dogs are healthy overall and are very driven to accomplish any task given to them, making health and careers a focus in their lives. People under the Dog sign are suitable for jobs that include politics, philosophy, medicine, education, law enforcement, and journalism.

As we usher in the year of the Dog in 2018, sentiments of love, loyalty and courage begin to appear around us. Those born during the year of the Dog possess the greatest elements found in human nature and celebrations will evoke reflections upon honesty, respect and loyalty with our friends, family and community. It is with boundless enthusiasm that we celebrate this Lunar New Year of the Dog with you all.