What’s in store for you this Year of the Dog? Just in time for Chinese New Year, check out what you can look forward to in terms of relationship, health, career, and finance this 2018.
Overview Forecast of 2018 Earth Dog Year in General
The Chinese New Year 2018 (CNY 2018) begins on February 16, 2018 and this prediction is valid for 2018 starting from February 16, 2018 and lasting to February 4, 2019.
Since the ancient times, Chinese zodiac has been an essential part of Chinese traditional culture. It was laid down by the Han Dynasty, and the relationship between humans and animals were discovered. Out of the 12 animal signs, every year corresponds to a particular animal in the Chinese horoscope. Chinese astrology also lays that each zodiac year corresponds to one of the five elements (Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth).
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog. Dog is the 11th animal in 12 zodiac signs. It is considered as a loyal and wild symbol in Chinese traditional culture. That implies you might encounter some obstacles before executing your plan in 2018, so the 12 Chinese zodiac signs must use your wisdom to remove the blockage first in 2018 and show tolerance and empathy to the people they meet to preserve their karmic balance, especially if they wish to avoid unnecessary conflicts.
Remember that the primary element of the sign of the Dog is the Earth element, followed by secondary forces provided by Fire and Metal. According to the precepts of Wu Xing and the creative cycle of the 5 elements of Chinese astrology, Earth creates Metal. That means the Year of the Earth Dog 2018 is a good time for lifestyle changes(time to quit smoking or change residence) and for the start of new business ventures. However, the money can only come to those who decide to choose honesty and fairness in their dealings. In order to gain in joyful fulfillment throughout the year, it’s auspicious to show solidarity and brotherhood, so that the noble and vigorous righteousness of the Earth Dog got converted into material and spiritual wealth.
How the Dog fares:
Dog birth years: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Since 2018 is the year of Dog, you people under the Dog sign in Chinese Zodiac will be in the animal year (Ben Ming Nian) and experience ups and downs in the overall luck. The Dog is the eleventh animal in the Chinese zodiac and stands for understanding others. Besides that the Dog is loyal, just as the animal itself in nature. Prior to 2018, you Dog people can get prepared in advance and set about to plan the happy events in your life. There would be occasions where you would face tough times in life. However, it is important that you keep your moral high and pull your socks up when the chips are down. Make sure that you used all your positive energy to achieve something constructive in life.
You people under the Dog sign will experience ups and downs when it comes to the luck for wealth and you should not expect too much. Remember to be wise with your spending and try to resist the temptation of spending on luxury items for the time being and live within your means. You also need a good money management plan, and then you will have some saving. Or you can invest money on the long-term items, such as real estate.
Love and Relationship
The Dog horoscope sign relates to people that are generally born with good nature. At the same time the Dog may lack some social skills making it difficult for them to express their feelings to others. If you are single and look for a lover, then you may meet many competitors, you should develop the relationship patiently rather than act rashly. You married may bring the work troubles back home and quarrel or have cold war with your love because of trivial matters. Spending time with your family can prove to be beneficial for you.
According to the Dog horoscope 2018, you need to put in a lot of effort and hard work in your professional life in order to achieve the desired results. Your steadily working will fully display your personal ability and get the superior’s approval and recognition, so the promotion can be expected soon. You are also suggested to smile to others, take the initiative to make friendly contacts with colleagues, and listen to others’ advice to benefit your career development a lot. If you have a business plan, you should make it well-planned and think twice before you act, or you will be frustrated.
How the Pig fares:
Pig birth years: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
The Pig is the twelfth animal in the Chinese zodiac and stands for compassionate and generous people. You people under the animal sign of Pig will be blessed by three auspicious stars. If Pig is your sign, then this is going to be a peaceful year for you. Your Chinese horoscope indicates that you have great concentration, you can set a goal and achieve it with a balanced state of mind. However, you will still need to face many challenges from various aspects due to the influences of several unlucky stars. You may experience some up and downs when it comes to the relationships with your family members. You need to make sure that you kept your cool and handled the situation properly.
Dog brings Pig a small fortune, not big one. As long as you take out your work enthusiasm, your career income will increase. It is very important that you be careful while spending money. Refrain yourself from spending too much of money which can lead to some unwanted situations in the later part of the year. If you are a businessman, you would have lots of opportunities coming your way this year, you need to make sure that you grabbed them with both your hands made proper use of them.
Love and Relationship
As far as your love life is concerned, your Chinese horoscope sign indicates that you prefer to be gentle and calm and warm-hearted towards others. The single Pig can meet new people, especially during festivities (births, weddings, spring festival). If you are married, there would be quite a few challenges which you need to handle with care. You need to solve the problems using your wisdom and sincere attitude to maintain the relationship. It is very important to be reasonable and understanding towards your partner in order to sort out any differences which might occur.
Pigs tend to receive help from others when facing a challenge. Remember to appreciate the efforts of your colleagues. For you Pig people working silently in the past, you will get the recognition from male superior or boss. If you are a businessman keeping integrity management, you will leave a good impression to customers and get public praise to win more loyal users and more stable business foundation. Remember that no pain no gain. You reap what you sow. The more time you spend, the better the return you have.
How the Rat fares:
Rat’s birth years: 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
The first sign-animal of the Chinese calendar is forced to redoubles his efforts and to be particularly patient when it concerns his private life, the Rat is definitely one of the most intelligent animals of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs, but generally speaking, rat is afraid of dog, because dog will chase rat and try to catch it when seeing the rat, so you may expect to live a fairly mixed year overall in 2018, you may be filled with a vague feeling of dissatisfaction even though things will go quite well.
Despite the stable ascent of career, the process will not go smoothly due to a lot of obstacles caused by several insignificant inauspicious stars, you need to have more focus on your skills. Be creative and innovative in order to be a shining star at the workplace.
You Rat people will have ideal income, mainly from work, throughout the year. The extra income gives you luxury life style. However, it needs to be made sure that no opportunity is missed in terms of career and professional life. Remember to make only purchases that are absolutely necessary and resist temptation of impulse spending. Also, keep a certain amount of money for emergency is necessary.
Love and Relationship
If you are single, your love life would be interesting this year. If you has the desire to be in love and has the courage to accept love relationship, then you will have very good opportunities to meet someone special this year. In all cases, if you’re already part of a couple, the understanding with your mate will be strengthened in a spectacular way. Remember to spend time with family and friends, it would prove to be more fruitful, please try and remain as close as possible to your family and friends and spend as much time as possible with them.
In this year, your overall luck for career will be good. This year can prove to be a bit hectic in terms of work life, Dog will make you busy in the office, your job responsibilities and duties will increase, you may often quarrel with people around in this year and you’d better make a concession to reduce the conflict.
If you have a promotion opportunity this year, you should go for it to accept the challenge, however, increasing the responsibilities and pressures on the new position is unavoidable. Although you may experience ups and downs in career, you can solve the problems under the direction of others as long as you spend more efforts and seek advice from your leader or colleagues modestly.
How the Ox fares:
Ox’s (Buffalo) birth years: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
In Chinese traditional culture, Ox, the second sign of the Chinese zodiac is definitely the most conservative and the most attached to his family and to traditional values amongst the 12 signs of the Chinese calendar. This year you would learn new things in life. If you have been planning to work out, this is the perfect year to start it! Every time you have confidence in yourself and show yourself to be enterprising and innovative, luck will smile upon you.
However, the Ox must learn to master his anger, and be careful not to exceed the limits with his relatives and loved ones. The emotional ups and downs will be the biggest obstacle for you, a calm and peaceful mind will help you to simplify the problems you meet. Meditation can help you achieve the mental peace which you need desperately.
This year would bring financial stability to your life. You would be able to settle down and pay some of the long pending debts. However, instead of expecting windfalls, you should pay more efforts to get income from work. Also remember to save money so that you can have it when you need it. You should pay attention to the relationship with your partners and never forget friendship for profit too.
Love and Relationship
As per Chinese horoscope for 2018, your love life would be flourishing this year. As for you single folks, you’ll be relaxed and feel good about yourself, and this beautiful balance will have happy repercussions on your love life. You Oxen in love will be quite emotional and pessimistic in this year, and you may quarrel with your love due to mutual suspicion. You may need to travel with your love to improve the relationship. You can also try to keep in touch with your lover often and do not let love relationship cool down.
This year is the time to look for new jobs as you would benefit from it both financially as well as in terms of a better career. You may also get help and recognition from a female superior and be entrusted with an important post. However, you should keep a low profile, cooperate more with colleagues and share labor results with others, you also need to think carefully before making decisions and make sure you are ready for the new responsibilities. Remember to stay around the right people.
How the Tiger fares:
Tiger’s birth years: 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
The Tiger never runs away from adversity, if you are born under the sign of the Tiger in the Chinese calendar, you are likely to be a natural charmer, gifted with an irresistible magnetism. You are also likely to willingly take on leadership roles. In general, your overall luck will be stable and the main hinder will lie in your mood this year.
The best advice one could give you is to have confidence in yourself. You have to keep yourself calm and compose even if there is an unstable situation in your life. It won’t be a bad idea to start working out to keep you in proper shape. You need to be in a proper shape in terms of your health and mental stability to achieve success in life.
Your money fortune is excellent. If you are an office worker, you will get the superior’s recognition and ideal returns as long as you forge ahead and fight for the maximum benefit to your company. However, you should be prudent in managing money matters. Income from one’s career seems to be in a turbulent state for those involved in the investment markets or information technologies industries. You should use your creativity to find new idea to earn money and increase your wealth. As long as one is able to improvise and be flexible enough to adapt, then one will not be facing financial hardship in the short term.
Love and Relationship
Your romantic life should continue to provide you with many joys, but you must remember that cheating on your partner can hit you back severely. It’s true that you’ll have no desire to let yourself be dominated by the other one and that you’ll assert your need for independence more strongly than usual. However, you should show your care and protection to your companion. You shouldn’t give your love the pressure, like a Tiger. You must remain loyal and faithful towards your partner. You should also learn to balance the time for love and work.
If you are an office worker and have an opportunity for job promotion, you should show your enthusiasm and accept the new position. However, you should be down-to-earth and stable, don’t be anxious for success, which will make mistakes and have your work efficiency and effect affected. This year you might have to make certain sacrifices at the workplace too. Openness to others, and the ability to reach out to those in need, can in turn bring you precious help, and awaken within you an inner strength that you didn’t suspect you had.
How the Rabbit fares:
Rabbit’s (Hare, Cat) birth years: 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
In Chinese astrology, Rabbit is in the Wood group. In the Chinese Five Element theory, Wood overcomes Earth, that means Dog will bring money luck to Rabbit. If you belong to the Rabbit zodiac sign in the Chinese calendar, you may tend to be a clever strategist, very good in diplomacy. Generally, 2018 is a very beautiful year for the Rabbit. However, the year will be marked with some tense configurations. You have to hold some patience this year. There could be delays in work, but don’t allow it to upset you. You should also be careful about your diet, and think of getting more fresh air. Do not take tension of anything, remember to enjoy each and every moment of life.
Your money luck is good this year, but you need to work hard to get the reward. You Rabbit people engaged in marketing will see the sharp increase of revenue with the help of regular customers. More importantly one should know when to step down and let others have the opportunity to take over. Remember that good times will not last forever and also one should not let greed be the downfall of one’s past achievements.
Love and Relationship
If you are in love, then you will have a sweet love relationship, your relationship will develop quickly and you will be quite likely to get married, even give birth to a baby in this year. It is important to remember that compromise and trust are the 2 pillars to every successful relationship. If you are single, then you have great opportunity to find your lover. You people born in Rabbit years will be blessed by the auspicious stars in 2018. Your charisma and persuasiveness will be enhanced. Indeed, love at first sight is quite possible, especially in your professional sphere.
Chinese astrology indicates that this is the right time for you to look for new jobs as you are likely to earn more income from it. New job have good chance to show your talent. If you want to stay at the same job position, that’s okay too, you still can gain the reputation and rewards. You can try to spend money on education to learn new skills to improve your competitiveness of your workplace. For those having a business, one should be able to survive much longer as long as one is willing to adapt to market changes and demands.
How the Dragon fares:
Dragon’s birth years: 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
Dragon is a mysterious, emotional, energetic, majestic and intelligent creature. In Chinese zodiacs, Dragon and Dog have fighting relationship. If your Chinese zodiac is Dragon, in 2018, your luck will be seriously tested and you will experience ups and downs in all aspects. The inauspicious star will lead to financial losses and obstacles in career, so your luck for wealth will be unfavorable. To get through the Year of the Earth Dog 2018 without too many scratches, you must remember that positivity is the key to success, try and maintain warm relationships with your associates at the workplace. The Dragon must learn to moderate your indomitable pride and your somewhat thickheaded character, you might take the initiative to change, break the convention and make efforts on innovation, which will naturally minimize the adverse impacts of bad luck.
Make sure that you spend money cautiously in 2018, the Year of the Earth Dog, you should cut down expenditures and avoid premature consumptions. When it comes to investment, you’d better keep away from the high-interest and high-risk products or investments. During the cycle of Dog, your income will be limited, if you try to only work hard to earn the salary. However, there is no need to let recent financial expenditure cause worry, for one will be able to recover some of the outgoings within a very short period.
Love and Relationship
If you’re a single heart, look for Chicken or Rabbit first, you may find somebody fitting you, around Chicken or Rabbit people. If your heart is taken and there is a problem in your love, you’d better be careful to maintain the relationship, or a dispute may lead to breakup. You married Dragons may dispute or have a cold war with your love because of trivial matter. Beware not to let things degenerate. Try and remain as close as possible to your family and friends and spend as much time as possible with them.
Taking extra risk at the workplace can prove to be beneficial for you, but to get that benefit you have to work very hard. For those in business, one is likely to secure or finalize some deals that have been in the pipeline for sometime. From a professional point of view, it seems unnecessary to continue to insist on devoting yourself to projects that don’t work and which would take too much time and investment to take off.
How the Snake fares:
Snake’s birth years: 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
The snake is a cold-blooded animal, actually it is considered as a felling down Dragon from the heaven in traditional Chinese culture, if you belong to the Snake zodiac sign in the Chinese calendar, you may tend to be a charming, perspicacious and agile person. Overall this year is going to be an interesting year for you. Your Snake energy will be present in all aspects of life during the year of the Dog. You’ll discover new things that interest you and you’ll better understand the direction of your destiny. Let’s focus on peace, harmony and compassion in 2018! However, it is important that you kept a check on your emotions. Emotional instability may lead you towards unpredictable situation from where recovery might be difficult.
In 2018, Dog brings you some degree of the money luck, the overall luck for wealth is ideal for you. You can find a financial advisor who can give you the financial plan but you are more likely to incur unplanned expenses if you are not careful to stay within the law, so you have to concentrate on saving money more in case of emergency. For you businessmen, if you can innovate and seek changes actively according to market changes, you will get a significant increased market share and doubled incomes.
Love and Relationship
In 2018, the single Snake feels mature enough to engage in a serious new relationship, you need to push yourself a little to find your lover, however, you should keep in mind that a good marriage is worth the waiting and put quality before quantity, you’ll also be ready to sacrifice your freedom for the beautiful eyes of a charming person. If you are in love, you will be quite emotional and experience ups and downs of relationship, especially for you Snakes starting a relationship recently, you need to give more care and concerns to your love.
In 2018, your luck for career will have ups and downs in the whole year and you might be at a loss for the unforeseen circumstances. At the moment, you should keep calm, find out the crux and employ various resources and relationships to solve. Moreover, you should be careful not to be too suspicious towards your colleagues, you can try to trust not only your own judgment but also the opinion of others. You can expect to receive a promotion this year too, remember to be fully prepared for the new position, then accept the challenge.
How the Horse fares:
Horse’s birth years: 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
The Horse is the seventh animal in the Chinese zodiac, if your Chinese zodiac is Horse, you are likely to share the same traits with an actual horse, for example, you are tend to be a skilled and cultured speaker, very comfortable in society and always in motion and passionate for far away adventures. The year may be marked with important surprises. It’s necessary to keep an eye on the serious impact of many inauspicious stars which will harm your wealth and health. However, don’t be doubtful of your abilities, you’ll find the necessary resources within yourself to make the most of changing conditions. Do not take tension of anything, stay in the flow of life.
In 2018, you Horses will have stable luck for income from work but unfavorable luck for windfall. To improve your money luck, you need to use your creativity, willpower and leadership skill to earn the money. If you are an office worker with regular income, you should be down-to-earth and do your own job well. You should also consider safe investments with your extra cash. Maybe you can buy some value-preserving valuables to reduce the possibility of unexpected financial losses and prevent the devaluation of money.
Love and Relationship
For the single Horse, love is knocking on the door, on the benches of high school or during a professional training. You can attend more social activities and express your caring to people. Then your dream will come true. For you Horses in love, you will be quite emotional and often quarrel with your lover on trifles. Habits and routine in your life as a couple might seem tiresome to you. Have patience! Be grateful that you have a sweet one who loves you unconditionally. Married or committed natives will live a warm period that could give them the desire to enlarge their family or to embark with their mates on a thrilling love project.
During this year, you will get the steady salary raise, as long as you work earnestly and assiduously and do your job well. You may have some problem with authority, as your own power is very strong. Listen to what others have to say and try to understand their point of view. If you have the promotion chance to a new position, then you need to think twice before making the decision. That doesn’t mean to give up the opportunity. Make sure you are fully prepared for the new challenges.
How the Goat fares:
Goat’s (Sheep) birth years: 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
The Goat is the eighth animal in the Chinese zodiac. It stands for kindhearted people. The year of the Dog 2018 is a mixed period for people born during the Year of the Goat in the Chinese calendar. This year’s prediction for you tells that you would experience lots of changes in your life. You will see both opportunities and challenges when it comes to luck, you must go by your instincts and plan your work accordingly. You will also have quite fragile interpersonal relationship, you would need to be patience and put in more effort for better communication. Furthermore, you need to remember that a stable and balanced lifestyle, a good diet and a regular medical checkup will prove to be your best defense against health woes.
In general, your money luck is good, you will be recognized by your boss or customers and get good returns as long as you work hard. However, Dog won’t bring you a chance to make a big fortune. If you are too greedy to receive the filthy lucre, you might encounter the trouble as huge as the mountain. You should also remember to avoid spending money on unnecessary things. If you are a businessman, your business will be booming and you will get significant increase in income with the help of capable benefactor.
Love and Relationship
Goat will have an average luck for love in this year. If you are single, your lover might appear around your new friends, so you should increase your social activities. If you are married, then you probably will spend more time on career, siblings or financial investment. The time with your spouse will be shortened. If you are in love, while communicating with your love in life, you should pay attention to your words and avoid provoking each other. Routine in love will be your worst enemy this time! You’ll have the desire to change everything in your love life. Perhaps it’s time to take a romantic trip together?
Chinese astrology says that your Chinese zodiac sign is focused on a tranquil working environment. You Goat at the beginning of a career must rely on your intelligence and be brave in order to have a first glimpse of the peaceful existence to which you aspires. if you have a chance to take a business trip, you might as well strive for it actively. Taking extra risk at the workplace can prove to be beneficial for you, but to get that benefit you have to work very hard.
How the Monkey fares:
Monkey’s birth years: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
The Monkey is the ninth animal in the Chinese zodiac and indicates a drive for solving problems. Monkey is active, aggressive, energetic, frank and naughty, it is also impatient, irritable and impulsive. You people under the Monkey sign will be only blessed by two weak auspicious stars but harmed by three major inauspicious stars this year. So you’ll have to make concerted efforts in order to get what you want. Do not hustle for the things slow and steadily you will get it. While taking a business trip or traveling, you should watch out and always keep an eye on weather changes, road safety, luggage and belongings to prevent loss and accident. Furthermore, focus and enjoy your hobbies it will benefit you in any term.
This year would bring financial stability to your life. Your money luck should aim at long-term investment. You Monkey needs to use your wisdom to look for the fortune, you may develop somewhere else or expand the external market to get better opportunities for development. However, you should be sensible enough to handle your achievements and utilize them for better progress. You should also increase income and reduce expenditure.
Love and Relationship
This year would prove to be interesting in terms of your love life, it will grow in positive direction. If you’re single, it’s probable that you’ll want to focus your attention on many prospects instead of narrowing them on one special individual. If you are in love, keeping a steady relationship is good enough during this year. You may feel you are losing the freedom and lack of personal time and spaces during this year if you are married, you are suggested to channel the negative mood properly and travel with your family if possible, which can improve your relationship and relax yourself.
For better career luck, you need to have a vision for the future. You may attend new courses to enrich your knowledge and to add more to your ability and efficiency level. When you are ready, then you can go for new job opportunity. However, you should take your temper under good control, listen to others’ opinion and properly handle the relation with colleagues and leaders to get more help. If you are a businessman, you may consider entering the external market, and even expanding overseas. The Monkey horoscope sign stands for fast learners and opportunists. These personality characteristics can be very useful in a business environment.
How the Rooster fares:
Rooster’s (Chicken) birth years: 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
The Rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac and stands for active people. They are mainly talkative, honest and loyal. If Rooster is your sign, then you might encounter a couple of difficulties in life this year. You Roosters will be troubled by the inter-harming between Rooster and Dog. It is going to be a confusing year for you where you might find it difficult to make the right choices in life. Whether in your work, love affairs or family life, don’t make any decisions without foreseeing its consequences on those around you. Once you have decided on something, make sure you stuck to it and don’t let anything change your mind. You should remember to try and enjoy your life and stay away from negativity.
Your money luck is very good during this year, as long as you work hard and seize the opportunities, you must gain good rewards. Remember that no matter whatever you do in your life, it is very important to give your hundred percent. For you businessmen and investors, you should play for safety and make a detailed investigation and planning prior to any investment to avid the blind investment. Remember to save some money for emergency needs.
Love and Relationship
Roosters are devoted friends and tend to keep their promises. If you’re single, there are chances that you might meet someone special this year. However, you’ll tend to staunchly wait for a charming prince (or the perfect woman), while you’ll run the risk of not paying enough attention to a person that you’ll meet during this period, even though he or she can make you happy! You married people under the Rooster sign will have some minor illnesses and your love will take good care of you during the period, which will deepen your affection.
Your Chinese horoscope says that the Rooster is focused on security and freedom in their work. In this year, your career will rise steadily but there will be many hidden dangers. You Rooster may be entrusted with new responsibilities within your company, or even change jobs if you wish to make a better living. However, you are not suggested to change unless you are totally sure and you will get better development in the new company. You’d better set the work goals according to your competence and never seek quick success and instant benefits, or you will be frustrated.