ARIES (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries dogs must have their own way. This attitude makes them the perfect watch dog since they are focused on protecting their territory and their possessions (you included...).
Aries Pet Archetype: Rin Tin Tin
Apt Names for Aries Dogs: General, Rambo, Patton
TAURUS (Apr 21 - May 21)
Taurean dogs tend to be happy, lazy fellows who enjoy a good meal (or even a not so good one) and lazing around a roaring fire. They are pals to the end. Simple pleasures are the best, like drinking out of the toilet.
Taurus Pet Archetype: Murry from Mad About You
Apt Names for Taurus Dogs: A simple name like Fred or Stella, Bulldog
GEMINI (May 22 - Jun 21)
Gemini dogs are chatterboxes, just like their human counterparts. They love to bark and may be slightly more nervous than most dogs. They also love to watch tv or video games, but they are not so good with the controls.
Gemini Pet Archetype: The Tazmanian Devil
Apt Names for Gemini Dogs: Bowser, Barkley
CANCER (Jun 22 - Jil 23)
Cancer dogs are very mothering and protective, especially of children. She needs her own special spot in the bedroom and in the family room and can usually be found in one of those two places. She needs lots of love and attention or she’ll pout.
Cancer Pet Archetype: Nurse from Peter Pan
Apt Names for Cancer Dogs: Lovie, Cuddles
LEO (Jul 24 - Aug 23)
Leo dogs love to be admired and groomed. They can be seen strutting their stuff around the neighborhood looking for a compliment or a hug. Don’t ignore him - he will become sulky and will wander off to seek admiration elsewhere.
Leo Pet Archetype: Morris the Cat
Apt Names for Leo Dogs: Rex, King, Queenie, Prince
VIRGO (Aug 24 - Sep 23)
Virgo dogs are very very clean and precise. They never seem to spill their food and actually love to be bathed. They are also one of the most loyal dogs around and are very protective.
Virgo Pet Archetype: Any Seeing Eye Dog
Apt Names for Virgo Dogs: Lady, Trusty
LIBRA (Sep 24 - Oct 23)
Libra dogs are real charmers and are full of personality. They love to joke around and make friends wherever they go. These are the dogs that like to travel in packs and wrestle around. They tend to get into mischief.
Libra Pet Archetype: Mickey Mouse
Apt Names for Libra Dogs: Charmer. Pal
SCORPIO (Oct 24 - Nov 22)
Scorpio dogs like to quietly bury their bones in secretive places (like in the back of your closet...) They are strategists and will always be nicest to the ones who feed them. They are not especially good with children but will protect them in a pinch.
Scorpio Pet Archetype: Wile E. Coyote
Apt Names for Scorpio Dogs: Mephisto, Gekko, Holmes
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Dec 22)
Sag dogs love to roam around the yard and explore. If you happen to leave the gate open, they will happily explore the neighborhood. This dog has many friends, both canine and human, and is great with kids, although they have a tendency to knock them over in their play.
Sagittarius Pet Archetype: Bugs Bunny
Apt Names for Sagittarius Dogs: Lucky, Pal
CAPRICORN (Dec 23 - Jan 20)
Capricorn dogs are serious guys who appear to be a little shy. That’s because they really don’t have that much self confidence and need loads of love and attention to bring them out of their shells. They are intensely loyal and long time companions as long as you take care of them.
Capricorn Pet Archetype: Lassie
Apt Names for Capricorn Dogs: Buster, Mr. T.
AQUARIUS (Jan 21 - Feb 19)
Aquarian dogs are just plain eccentric and they like it that way. They may be unusual looking or behave erratically. They are interested in just about anything and everything which means that they can get into all sorts of trouble if left unsupervised.
Aquarius Pet Archetype: ALF
Apt Names for Aquarius Dogs: Astro, Spacey
PISCES (Feb 20 - Mar 20)
Piscean dogs are dreamers who like nothing better than to chase after shadows and butterflies. They are truly puppy dogs and are expert lickers. They adore children but are not the best watch dogs because they love just about everybody!
Pisces Pet Archetype: Felix the Cat
Apt Names for Pisces Dogs: Dreamer, Paws