Year of the Dog

Have some fun with our Year of the Dog printables and discover a little about what it means to be born into the Year of the Dog.

Year of the Dog Dates

If your birthday lies between these dates, you were born in the Year of the Dog.

  • 14th February 1934 - 3rd February 1935
  • 2nd February 1946 - 21st January 1947
  • 18th February 1958 - 7th February 1959
  • 6th February 1970 - 26th January 1971
  • 25th January 1982 - 12th February 1983
  • 10th February 1994 - 30th January 1995
  • 29th January 2006 - 17th February 2007

Next Year of the Dog

  • 16th February 2018 - 4th February 2019

Dog Characteristics

If you are born into the Year of the Dog, you are likely to be faithful, loyal and a true friend. Dogs are brave, clever, warm-hearted and friendly, and they are usually good to have around. A dog is always honest and affectionate. They are good at keeping secrets. Sometimes they can be a little too stubborn, if they believe themselves to be right!

Dog Characteristics Poster

Dog Characteristics Poster

As you might expect, those born in the Year of the Dog are thought to be honest, sporting, helpful, generous, loyal and affectionate - as shown in our Year of the Dog poster!

Year of the Dog Bookmark

Year of the Dog Bookmark

Do you have someone in your family or classroom who was born in the Year of the Dog? They are sure to love this little bookmark then! Do they share the typical dog characteristics?

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