The Dog is the eleventh animal in the Chinese 12 year calendar.
- Element: Earth
- Favourable colour: Red, Green & Purple
- Unfavourable colour: Blue, White & Gold
- Compatible with: Rabbit, Tiger & Horse
- Least compatible with: Dragon & Sheep/Goat
- Lucky Gemstone: Diamond
- Polarity: Yang
- Lucky flowers: Rose, Orchids
- Lucky numbers: 3, 4 9
As their name would suggest they need to take a good deal of rest to remain healthy. Dogs on average sleep 16 hours a day, not suggesting those born in the year of the dog need to sleep this long each day but their health definitely does benefit from rest.
Famous people born in the Year of the Dog:
Bill Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, LeAnn Rimes, Uma Thurman, Mariah Carey, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Jackson, Madonna