Active Element: Earth
Associated Sun Sign: Libra
The earth Dog is a very talented and perceptive person with many great skills in life. They are capable of going very far in their profession due to the fact that they are extremely efficient and are proactive workers. The Earth Dog may seem to be quite reserved and quiet at times but they have a persuasive manner and usually reach their goals with the greatest of ease. They are kind and generous and are always ready to lend a helping hand to others. Their friends and family think very much of them.
The Dog is a loyal person that will do anything for their friends and family. They hate any sort of injustice or unfair treatment and will do all they can to make sure everything is fair. They are very direct and always straight to the point. They can be stubborn at times but are always prepared to listen to the views of others and will try to be as fair as they can. They will always be happy to offer advice and will be the first to help when something goes wrong.
The Dog is admired by all their friends and family for their integrity and confidence. They are a very good judge of character. Despite their confidence, they are not the greatest at socializing. They dislike attending large social gatherings or parties and would prefer a quiet meal with friends. They are great speakers and can hold a conversation with the greatest of ease. Dogs can keep very calm at a time of crisis although they do have a bit of a temper, his outburst will be short burst when they happen.
They are loyal and trustworthy but find it hard to forgive and forget if they feel their trust has been abused. The Dog prefers to become an expert at a few chosen activities rather than trying their hand at everything. They are suited to jobs in social services, medical work and teaching, they do need to be motivated from time to time in their work though. If they feel they don’t have a purpose in life they will just drift along and not accomplish much.
Dogs tend to worry a bit too much and see everything from a pessimist’s point of view. They are not materialistic or bothered about money; as long as they can support their family then they are happy. It would be best for Dogs to receive professional help when investing. The Dog is always admired by friends and colleagues but can be quite difficult to live with due to their high standards and changeable moods.
Earth Dog Chinese Zodiac
People who are born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog always seem to end up in positions of trust. That is because they share the characteristic of loyalty. Dogs consider carefully before accepting a commitment, because once they have agreed to do something, they make sure to follow it through. Once a Dog has formed a friendship or a relationship, they are truly committed and will not betray another. People born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Dog are upright and just.
Many Dog people can be anxious and pessimistic. Constantly being on guard can begin to make them feel that there is danger around every corner. As a result, the people who are born under this Chinese Zodiac sign need friends that they can trust, so they have someone to lean on when it all becomes too much.
Dog people are quite smart and logical. They think with their heads, not their hearts. They prefer planning, routines, and schedules to chaos and spontaneity. In fact, last minute changes can make those born under the sign of the Dog quite upset. He or she needs quite a bit of notice for changes like this, so he or she has time to adapt. A Dog makes a trusted mate, friend, or employee, and Dog people make absolutely wonderful, devoted parents. When you need someone you can trust, a person born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Dog is always a good bet.
As per the Chinese horoscope cycle, every fifth year of the Dog is affected by the element Earth. Earth is a steady and grounding element, and reinforces a Dog person’s natural tendencies. This element makes a person born under the Zodiac sign of the Dog even more level-headed than the average Dog person. It may seem as though the Earth Dog takes a long time to make decisions, and that’s because he or she does. When your loyalty means a lot to you, it is important to be absolutely sure you can trust a person before committing yourself. The prudent and cautious Earth Dog will take a long time to size you up, and if you are worthy, you will find yourself with a faithful companion who will never give up on you or stop believing in you.
Earth Dogs have a very refined and keen sense of justice. They are cool-headed, and listen carefully to both sides before making a decision. People born under this Chinese horoscope make excellent arbitrators and negotiators because of this sense of justice and fair way of thinking. Unlike Dogs tempered by other elements, the Earth Dog is likely to be a peace maker rather than a Champion for a particular cause.
These steady, resolute, and reliable people work hard and never seem to tire. Their endurance is phenomenal, so it can be easy to forget that they have needs, too. If there is a person in your life born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog and tempered by Earth, remember to pay attention to their needs as well. They deserve it!