The countries which are the same culture as Chinese, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Vietnam call the name of the year with the name of twelve animals. Each name has its own meaning. This year is the dog year. What does the dog image mean for the above countries? Let”s talk about the Dog year in Vietnam.
Dog – a special animal
Talking about a dog, People just think of an animal that is the most loyal to master. The duty of a dog in the home is to keep the house. Anybody goes into the house, it also barks loudly, stopping not to let him go inside. Until the host identifies and greets the visitor, it goes to the other place. When the master comes back home, the dog goes out, waving tag, being glad. Although the master is sometimes angry, beats, dries away, the day after it is still obedient as the days before.
Because of loyal character, people having a humane heart do not eat dog meat. Perhaps because of that character, the dog is thought to be a lucky animal. Dog image appears in art kinds like the picture, statue and so on which are decorated in houses. In a big house, people usually put the two statues of dog, both to decorate and to keep, not letting evil spirits going into the house.
Dog is thought to be a peg in the family. After a hard-working day, the master calls the dog coming to fondle. The dog lowers its head obediently and licks the master’s hand. The master reduces tension. Besides keeping house, dogs also are used to go hunting, do circus, and guideway.
Dog year in Vietnam
Eastern people think that the people with the dog age born in 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982…have straightforward, faithful, equal, generous, hardworking, fond of learning characters. They have high community temper, usually take care of the others. In spite of not focusing on money, they have the ability to earn money.
When having a contradiction, they solve the problem immediately but not having a feud. People of dog ages are far away from their families very early. With available cleverness, they try to get the purpose of life. About life, the young period is up and down unstable. At the age of forty, the business and glory start growing up.
Generally, the dog is a friendly animal. It has lots of good characters like loyalty, diligence, happiness, and gentleness. This year is the dog year, we hope that success and happiness will come to every home.