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Influence of the Earth Dog on the 12 Animals

by Yasha Jampolsky

You can find your animal below by locating your year of birth:

(Please note that dates are from start of Solar year, Feb 3-5, to end of Solar Year, next February 3-5. eg: This Solar Year begion Feb 4, 2016 and ends on - Feb 4, 2017).

If you know your Four Pillars you can read the influence of the Dog for each of the four animals in your chart. Each will contribute to your experience this year.

1900-1901, 1912-1913, 1924-1925, 1936-1937, 1948-1949,1960-1961, 1972-1973, 1984 -1985, 1996-1997, 2008-2009
I. The Rat -This is a good time to put the critical part of your nature aside and focus on compassion and understanding for yourself and others.

You may find opportunities to advance in business and carreer this month. There may, however, be some obstacles and risk connected with this. Your alert and canny nature will aid you in foreseeing problems and circumnavigating them. This can result in considerable gains this month. Careful evaluation of risk and fastidous research of details will also help to yield the greatest succes.

Be mindful in personal relationships. be sure to show appreciation to those closest to you. Be sure to allow enough time for authentic connection with your loved ones.

1901-1902, 1913-1914, 1925-1926, 1937-1928, 1949-1950, 1961-1962, 1973-1974, 1985-1986, 1997-1998, 2009-2010
II. The Ox -You may find this year a bit demanding especially in the areas of work and career. This suits your fastidious nature and can yield great benefits moving forward.

Your enthusiasm about taking on the task at hand can make you a bit one sided. Be sure to take time to connect with loved ones. Also be sure to take time for your self. Allow time for recreation; and most importantly for rest and renewal.

You are most comfortable when you can clearly understand the work ahead. This Dog year, you can expect the clarity and support that will keep you on target and promote results.


1902-1903, 1914-1915, 1926-1927, 1938-1939, 1950-1951, 1962-1963, 1974-1975, 1986-1987, 1998-1999, 2010-2011

III. The Tiger -This Dog year presents the opportunity for you to connect with your softer side and be rewarded in the process. The Dog has a unique ability to tame the Tiger's most growly and contentious side. This is apparent during this Dog time.

The Tiger brings so much to the world and when not engaged in contention or controversy. The Tiger offers inspiration, support and protection to friendly causes and persons. Make use of the Dog energy to do good in the world and you will be rewarded.

This is a time to stand up for friends or groups that have supported you throughout the year. Like the Dog you are a defender of righteous action.

This month is generally favorable for all aspects. You may enjoy an increase in income as well as in social opportunities. If seeking romance more opportunities will present themselves as well. Opportuities related to work and career are also likely to increase.

1903-1904, 1915-1916, 1927-1928, 1939-1940, 1951-1952, 1963-1964, 1975-1976, 1987-1988, 1999-2000, 2011-2012
IV. The Rabbit-

This Dog year should prove to be a favorable one for you. It is possible to build on recent activities and to make headway in most important areas.

To assure success, include supportive people in all activities.Relationships are important to you; they are something you enjoy and have invested in. You can now reap the benefits of those efforts. It is also important to show appreciation for the relationships in your life and the help they provide.

Opportunities may present themselves in new arenas. You can feel comfortable in pursuing them and can experience successful expansion in your current situation. This month is well aspected for success.

1904-1905, 1916-1917, 1928-1929, 1940-1941, 1952-1953, 1964-1965, 1976-1977, 1988-1989, 2000-2001, 2012-2013
V. Dragon - After the boost that you may have experienced this past Rooster year you may feel the energy winding down a bit. The best use of this Dog year is to reflect on your life and determine what has been working for you and what has not.You may encounter a few obstacles . Make use of them as refelections of the things you would like to change and you will come out ahead.

This is not a time for taking risks or betting on a "long shot".You may need to take things slow, and this does not suit your impetuous nature. In time the wisdom of the lessons learned will become completely apparent.

This year can be well aspected for travel as long as you are well prepared with contingencies, have well organized travel plans, and have a good understanding of your destination.

It is also a good time to pay extra attention to health and self care.

1905-1906, 1917-1918, 1929-1930, 1941-1942, 1953-1954, 1965-1966, 1977-1978, 1989-1990, 2001-2002, 2013-2014
VI. Snake -
This Dog year presents considerable opportunities for you. It will however require you to put yourself further out into the world than you may be comfortable with. It will also require you to maintain a fairly high level of activity. This is usually true when opportunity presents itself and is especially true for the Snake this year; considering your normally retiring nature.

You may find this year providing rewards for long term projects and activities you have been involved with. This may result in increased financial gain. Do manage any additonal monies carfully.

If you are enaged in creative work or activities, this is an excellent time to present your work to the public.

1906-1907, 1918-1919, 1930-1931, 1942-1943, 1954-1955, 1966-1967, 1978-1979, 1990-1991, 2002-2003, 2014-2015
VII. Horse -This month provides a gentle wind in your sail. Accustomed as you are to constant motion and activity, which is mostly self generated, you will enjoy this gentle push from behind which carries you through your tasks and aims you solidly towards your future.

In order to make the most of the opportunities available this month, forego your usually independent nature and include supportive individuals in your plans. Be sure to appreciate their help.

Success is possible in work and career even as pertains to more challenging project and you are bound to enjoy some increase in income.

Social situations are also well aspected as well as opportunities for new romace; if you are seeking it.

Be sure to take time to asppreciate what you have accomplished this year.

1907-1908, 1919-1920, 1931-1932, 1943-1944, 1955-1956, 1967-1968, 1979-1980, 1991-1992, 2003-2004, 2015-2016
VIII. Sheep - You may encounter a bit of resistance this year that may seem to delay progress in certain areas . The best approach is to surround yourself with trusted and supportive allies. Surrounded by love and support you are prepared to face anything. Most areas of your life that revolve around relationships will be favorable this year.

Creative efforts and displaying creative efforts also supported this year.

It is very important to avoid taking any adverse situations personally. Recognizing that life consists of all types of experiences, whether we view them as favorable or unfavorable will provide the best results.

You can make good use of this time by preparing for the Pig year,which is just around the corner and offers more promising prospects..

1908-1909, 1920-1921, 1932-1933, 1944-1945, 1956-1957, 1968-1969, 1980-1981, 1992-1993, 2004-2005, 2016-2017
IX. Monkey -This month offers positive prospects in many areas of life. To make the most of them will require giving careful thoughts to your actions and planning situations well in advance. You will also have to excercise self restraint; moving more slowly and deliberately than would suit your normally spontaneous and impetuous nature. This is bound to yield the greatest success.

In personal and social situations take the time to truly connect with people. Focus on the heart rather that the mind.

In professional and business situations, think things through before agreeing or committing to terms or actions.


1909-1910, 1921-1922, 1933-1934, 1945-1946, 1957-1958, 1969-1970, 1981-1982,1993-1994, 2005-2006, 2017-2018

X. The Rooster -This Dog year offers some relief from the previous Rooster year. It can be rewarding if you are willing to regard this time as an opportunity to build on past experiences and plan for the coming year. All your efforts have value especially when they leave you with well learned lessons.

This suits aspects of your nature well. Planning for all that matters in your life is as significant for you as the end result. In some cases you prefer not to proceed until you feel sufficiently prepared and this is the best course this year.

Use any challenges or resistance you encounter to build on your experience. This will likely help you succeed the next time you encounter similar situations.

Most importantly, this month,proceed with as much compassion as you can for yourself and for loved ones.

1910-1911, 1922-1923, 1934-1935, 1946-1947, 1958-1959, 1970-1971, 1982-1983,1994-1995, 2006-2007, 2018-2019
XI. Dog - The energy of the Earth Dog year supports new beginnings for Dogs needing a fresh start. New ventures can be embarked upon with confidence even those representing a re-thinking of life.

As champion of good causes you are very comfortable this year and receive support for your benevolent enterprises It is an excellent time for changing your residence, for renovating your current one or any other activity that pertains to the home.

Your fondness for family and friends is even stronger this month and you can delight in any sort of gathering that includes those dearest to you.

This month is also well aspected for work and career and you may experience an upturn in income after the bleak prospects of the Rooster year.

1911-1912, 1923-1924, 1935-1936, 1947-1948, 1959-1960, 1971-1972, 1981-1984, 1995-1996, 2007-2008, 2019-2020
XII. Pig -This Dog year offers mixed blessings for the Pig. On one hand it will present many opportunities for happy occasions. On the other you may encounter a few set backs that seem to get in the way of what you would like to accomplish.

Proceed with your usual competence and enthusiasm and use any set backs to gain new perspective on what is coming up the road and you can make the most of this month. Ultimately all your efforts will succeed.

This year is well aspected for social and personal situations and you can enjoy many good time with loved ones; something that you relish.

You can also enjoy travel if your desire. Be sure to make careful plans and allow for contingencies if necessary.



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