Dogs -Dream Dictionary

What Dogs means in your dream

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Dogs in the dream.

When you dream about a dog, it has something to do with your basic instinct which includes protection, friendship, and loyalty.

The dog in your dream might be representing you while at other times, it might be representing other people in your life. Depending on what breed the dog one can interpret different dream meanings. Thus, a dog dream might foretell different things.

  

Dreaming of a dog represents feelings of all areas of your life where you need emotional protection. The color, type, and size foretells how you choose to protect yourself from emotions and confronting problems. It could also denote that you are in emotional self-defense. The dream could be portraying how you are trying to confront a negative situation while maintaining confidentiality. The dream of dogs could represent something you can rely on yourself or on others to protect you or keep problems at bay.

If you dream that you are buying a dog, it shows your tendency to buy compliments, friends, and favors. It could also denote that, you are in need of companionship. A dog guiding you in the dream suggests that you are having challenges in getting your way out of a situation. A blind dog guide - e.g. a labrador in a dream is a sign of friendship. If you see that you are sending or giving your dog away in your dream, it indicates that the choices and decisions that you are making could be misinterpreted as disloyalty. It is time you start thinking of doing what is right for yourself and forget about what others will think about your decision. It could alternatively mean that a close friend has rejected you. To dream that a dog has been stolen is quite common. The dog itself represents what you care for and for your dog to be stolen suggests difficulties in relationships especially at work.

A situation where you run over a dog in your dream foretells your mistrust in friendship as you might be feeling betrayed do to the fact that, your friend is not supportive. If you see yourself living or running with a pack of dogs, it means that you are looking for a sense of family or belonging. To see a pack of dogs could be a symbol of children, siblings, or other relations. It is associated with protection feeling safe.

A dream where you see your dog trying to rape you could foretell that someone who is  close friend is trying to take advantage of you. A situation where you see yourself giving a dog a bath in your dream is a sign of your nurturing abilities and that you pride yourself in your generosity and loyalty.

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A tied up dog is a negative sign which represents that you have lost self-control due to your natural instincts. If it is trying to get loose, it could be sexual frustration that you are harboring. It could also denote that, you are having feelings of being held back in your life.

A dog chasing its tail in your dream or running around in circles means that you are not able to handle a situation which properly is at hand. It has made you lose a lot of time working on something which is not coming to an end - like a never-ending project.

If you see several dogs being slaughtered in your dream, it implies that there is a friendship which is coming to an end bitterly due to betrayal and mistrust. And if you see a dog eating a snake, it denotes that, a friend is trying to prevent you from making the wrong decision.

A two headed dog in your dream is a sign that, you are very active about what happens in your environment. And in case you see a dog with a human face, you could be questioning the royalty or the idea of unconditional love. A three headed dog in a dream is a sign of a new start in waking life.

  

Dogs sleeping quietly in your dream are a sign that there will be delays. There might be a delay where you will be forced to postpone your projects or plans that you have in your life to take care of your family as a priority. Alternatively, it could mean that you could experience a period of uncertainty or feel that you don’t have direction in your life.

Dogs in dreams...

  • You see aggressive dogs in your dream.
  • You dream of a black dog.
  • You dream of a puppy.
  • The dog bites you in the dream.
  • What the dog experiences when in the dream state.
  • A dog chases you.
  • You shoot a dog in the dream.
  • You dream of an angry dog.
  • The dog in the dream is happy.
  • You see a dog that you do not see in real life.
  • The dog goes for a walk in the dream.
  • You walk the dog in the dream.
  • You gain a dog in the dream.
  • You see a pack of dogs in the dream.
  • You rub the belly of a dog  
  • You see puppies.
  • You see the breed dachshund.
  • You see a German shepherd in the dream.
  • You see a golden retriever in the dream.
  • You see a pug in your dream.
  • You see a Siberian husky in the dream.
  • A bulldog is featured in the dream.
  • A terrier is featured in the dream
  • You see a foxhound.
  • You see dogs chasing a fox - a hut.
  • You see a dog show in a dream.
  • You see a Rottweiler.
  • You see a border collie in your dream.
  • The dog attacks you in your dream.
  • You see a sheepdog in your dream.
  • The dog is dying in the dream.
  • You see a dog bite in the dream.
  • You dream of killing dogs in a dream.
  • You see dog fighting in a dream.
  • You see dead dogs in a dream.
  • You have recurring dog dreams.
  • You see a bad dog in a dream.
  • You see a dog that is white in a dream.
  • Your dog is lost in the dream.
  • You dream about finding a dog in a dream.
  • You hear a dog barking in a dream.
  • Your dog is sick in the dream.
  • You see a small dog in the dream.
  • You see a wolf in the dream.

 

Detailed dream interpretation...

To see aggressive dogs in your dream is a sign that you or someone you know is being disloyal. There is an inner conflict which you are fighting or that there is someone who is untrustworthy in your life.

  

To dream of a black dog represents disapproval in a situation or a person. It could also stand for isolation, darkness, and unimportance. The color black in a dog could denote dishonesty, concealment or the end of life. A dream where you see a black dog suggests worrying about the dark side of a friendship or friend. But in the case in your waking life, you know of a black dog, it might just be that you were reflecting on it.

To dream of a puppy represents your happy go lucky personality or liveliness. It could represent that you are improving a relationship or friendships which are growing deeper with passing time.  If you see a litter of newborn puppies in your dream is a representation of the duration it might take you to see your plan come to pass or the amount of time it will take you to develop an idea. You should make sure that you are keen on a business idea. The number of puppies in your dream is a sign / a rough estimate of the amount of time it will take for you to accomplish whatever it is that you are working on. Each puppy represents six months. If in your dream, you see yourself taking care of puppies, it is a sign that, you have loyalty and integrity to your friends even during difficult circumstances.

If the dog bites you in the dream; it could be a represent feelings of being attacked, threatened or bothered. You are feeling the impact of other places or viciousness. If the dog bite is large it denotes that you are having difficulty with addiction, this dream is replaying your subconsciousness mind. A dog attacking in a dream can represent treatment of others, for example, you will encounter some difficult situation with someone close to you.

The details of the dream of a dog is associated with a hidden ability or talent which you have neglected and it is time that you must work hard to find success. If the dogs start to growl or are hungry in your dream, it could mean that you hold internal doubts. For the dog to be wild in your dream suggests someone is taking advantage of you.

For a dog to chase you is an indication of restlessness, anxiety, and fear. You could be facing pressures and troubles in your love life and the dream is a sign that, you want to escape. It could be that you have done something immoral or unconscionable. Generally, the dog chasing dream is normally after someone has offended you - which has led to a conflict. If the dog chases you and made you scared, it is an indication that, you are escaping from something; it could be that, you are running away from being affected by something negative.

  

If the dog is fierce, but just looking at you instead of attacking, it denotes that, you may have quarreled with colleagues or friends. Seeing a fierce dog roaring and coming towards you in your dream, foretells that you will be of different opinions with your friends, but if the situation is not handled very well, you might end up being betrayed by friends. Being chased by many dogs shows that, you have burdens in life and there is also psychological pressure, which means, you need to rest. Otherwise, you will be facing health problems. Seeing yourself being chased by hounds indicates that you may fall into a trap or danger so make sure that, you don’t take chances. To see a dog which is friendly and loving running towards you is an indicator that you will succeed in your career.

To see racing dogs or to visit the dog races in a dream is associated with your love life. You will live in harmony if you win a dog race in your dream. Greyhound racing seen in a dream is associated with fortune. To see a racing track is associated with a surprise. If you own the greyhound dog is indicates a hidden enemy. If the greyhound is chasing you then you will feel surprised in a situation.

To see a dog die of a gunshot wound in the dream is symbolic of peacefulness, affinity, and enchantment. If you shoot a dog in your dream, it means that you are ready for conflict, and you are aiming to gain promotion.  If in the dream a human is shot (instead of a dog) by mistake, it shows that you have aggressive emotions.

Gun dreams portray ambitions and show that you are aware of your life goals and you can achieve things in life successfully. You know what you want in your life, and you will do anything humanly possible to make sure that you achieve it. Alternatively, you could be harboring emotions, yet you don’t express these emotions to those around you.  

To dream of an angry dog could foretell viciousness and anger that you harbor towards other people. It could be that you are losing your temper, this is what the angry dog is representing. Alternatively, the dream could mean that there is someone who is angry and these feelings are being portrayed to you. The dream denotes that, you are angry with someone whom you feel has an “alpha male mentality.”

If the dog in the dream is happy this is a sign of recovery. You could be trying to run away from anxiety or actual sadness in your life. If you dream of fancy pet dogs, it means that, you are a lover of performance. If you are a girl, it could mean that you are going to meet a new man in your life.

To take a dog for a walk in the dream is a positive sign which denotes that, you will have much success and your life is highly productive. So keep working hard to maintain your lifestyle.

If you see another person walk a dog in the dream it means that you feel you are in charge of something you are accomplishing. You have a feeling that you have been put in charge and you are accomplishing what you wish from life - because you are in control of your own workload. If you were walking through fields with dogs in your dream then you will achieve your goals. If you see a dog walking in your dream (as if it were a person) it denotes that, you are going to deal with something improper and contrary to nature. Something that you have never imagined could happen. So the dream is a forewarning that, you must be ready for change.

To be given a dog in the dream is a positive omen. If the dog is protecting you it is a sign that, you are being watched over and protected by a power that is higher than yours. Alternatively, it could mean that you have developed a control of intentions, it has become a behavior which you can use to your advantage. If you are feeding the dog in your dream, it means that you are loved by others and they consider you to be reliable, determined and self-sufficient to achieve your goals in life. You are going to come across people who will exhibit much admiration.

To see a pack of dogs in the dream which attacks you is a bad sign. You are going to encounter negative forces or experience a great deal of negativity and misunderstanding in life that might end up making your life less fulfilling and unshakeable. If the dogs kill or wound you, it is a sign of tragedy; you might be soon faced with an illness that is lingering. It could also be an indicator that, a close friend or relative needs your help.

To rub the belly of a dog in a dream is a representation of a trusted relationship. If you are dressing the dog in an overcoat, it represents your desire to cover up your habits and character flaws. If the dog is wearing a hat, then it means that you are trying to project some part of your personality. You do not want your true feelings to come out.

You see puppies being nurtured by their mother in your dream can mean that you are thinking about your nurturing side. But if you are a dog lover and you see puppies in your dream after thinking about them, it could be a reflection of your thoughts. The puppies could also denote that, you are going to have young ones of your own. If you are a man, you are going to make a woman pregnant, and if you are a woman, you might be getting pregnant soon.

A dachshund in your dream…

To see a dachshund in your dream is a reminder that, you are capable of success even when things are tough. The only downside about your life is that you take longer able to make decisions. It is important that you accept you don’t have control over the outcomes in situations in your life and get rid of your emotions. It could also be a sign that, you are not interested in work at the moment. Just make sure that you take the time to relax out of the normal busy schedule. Make sure that you also don’t mind other people asking for help. Be flexible and ready to adapt to changes. Make sure that you don’t delay when it comes to making decisions because if you do so, valuable opportunities might just pass by without you knowing about it.

A German shepherd in your dream…

To see a German shepherd in the dream foretells your protective instincts and attentiveness to a situation, and thus, you don’t need to lose control or become nervous. If you are training a German Shepherd, it suggests that you are a person who is open to new ideas and at the same time, easily influenced. And there is a possibility that, you are looking for some reassurance. And if by any chance, you are attacked by the German shepherd in your dream, it means that you have let your guard down and it is time to put it back up.

Golden retriever in your dream…

To see a golden retriever in the dream reminds you of your royalty, friends, family, and friendship. The dog is reminding you of the important aspects that you possess and that it is time to spend more time bringing joy into your life.  If the golden retriever is barking in your dream, is a sign that, someone is close to you. Golden retriever dreams are an indication of strong family bonds and ideals that you have with those around you. Alternatively, the dream could mean that you need to regain control over an aspect of your life. It is a reminder that you need to follow your instincts in life.

A pug in your dream…

To see pug in your dream is an indicator that, you have a playful side of your personality. It can denote that there are new people and changes around you and it is your responsibility to accept things the way they as they. These things are a stepping stone to prosperity. You are a person who enjoys meeting new people, and you will need to ask the advice of others. It could be a reminder that you have changed in life - you need to embrace change. Check out What you need to change in your life. It could be your attitude towards someone, and once you get recognize that you need to change you will be shocked at how your life will move forward in the right direction. The changes that happen will have a great impact on your future. Seeing a pug in your dream could also denote that there is change around you which you need to embrace. You could be ignorant and reluctant of its potential, resisting change which comes your way. You are going to look deeper into the opportunities you have longed for a long time. Expect some challenges along the way. If you see a black pug in your dream, it forewarns of immediate changes. Take any change that comes your way and make sure that, you trust others. A dream of a pug is a reminder that you need not neglect your family and friends. Although it is good to be alone at times, make sure that you balance social interaction with others who love you.

 

A siberian husky in your dream…

To see a siberian husky in the dream is a sign of loyalty as it means that you are going to establish a friendship with someone who will end up being devoted and loyal to you for the rest of your life. When you see a Siberian husky dog in your dream, it foretells of the journey you will embark in life. It is showing you how to make the right choices in life. Avoid obstacles and conflict in your path and have the strength to make sure that you achieve whatever it is that you are looking for.

A husky pulling on the lead in your dream can indicate a relationship or a situation which is going to come to an end. You will reach a destination safely. To see a husky curled up and sleeping suggests that you are equipped with all the answers to a situation. All you need to do is make sure that you trust your instincts and follow them.

If there are several huskies featured in your dream and they are barking in your sleep then this can mean that there is a need for you to listen to your truth. There could be confusion and you need to listen to what your heart is telling you. A husky in your dream is a reminder that, you have the ability to overcome any challenges that come your way. Use your instincts and intuition as you have an affinity for the environment and nature in general and you have a voice of your own.

 

A bulldog in your dream…

A bulldog featured in the dream can be an indication that, you have a hard exterior but inside, you are soft. Bulldogs are known to be friendly and are liked by many people. They are considered to be slow learners, but once they learn, don’t forget about what you have learned. At times, they are normally lazy and stubborn, and in most cases, they prefer to sit and relax instead of exercising. If a lazy bulldog appears in your dream, it means that you need to work hard to achieve things in your life.  A bulldog foretells that there is a stubborn person in your life who has refused to change an opinion. Bulldogs are loyal and they like protecting their owners while having selective deafness. This dream is a forewarning that, you need to stop being judgmental and remain royal.

 

Yorkshire terrier in the dream…

A Yorkshire terrier featured in the dream is an indicator that you need to move forward in life without having to harbor any fear because you have everything you need to have to be successful. Make sure that you know what you want and have the confidence that you can have it.

You need to gather the courage and face life head on without having to sit on the sideline. You need to commit to your goals, and you will be successful. You should always stand by the truth and make sure that you are part of other people’s dreams and hopes as you will always find something that you can do as a group. At times, make sure that you tackle your goals as an individual to strengthen your connections. If the terrier is hunting in your dream, it is a sign that, you are missing out on something in your daily life. If there is something you need then think about what it is. You have an obligation to re-examine yourself and find out what it is that you want to achieve and the plans you have to accomplish it. If the terrier in your dream is playful and full of life, it is a sign that, you need to take a break from your daily obligations and have some leisure to bring some light into your life. A Yorkshire terrier in your dream is a reminder that, you can do anything that you set your eyes on. Once you make a commitment, your passion becomes your driving force.

To see dogs chasing a fox - a hut is a sign of strength and cunning. If the fox is chased and enters into a hole, it means that you will flirt and communicate with a  new friend. All you need to know is you should be careful because, a fox represents trickery and if you are a man, this could mean that there is a woman who is flirting with you for selfish gains. If you are a man and you see yourself wearing the fur of a fox, it means that you are going to have a successful career and a good profit.

You see a rottweiler in the dream…

To see a Rottweiler in your dream is a reminder that you are fully protected, but you need to take care of yourself before taking care of others. You have the potential to make the right decisions because you can see through illusions bringing out the truth. If you find a Rottweiler growling at you in the dream, it could be that you are going through inner turmoil. You have to confront your inner child to move forward. With this, you will get choices in your life as you will have several options which might bring trouble to make a choice. All you need to do is make sure that you need to pick a career path and stick to it. Don’t take friendship seriously because some people in life are not genuine, and thus, you need to look deeper at close friendships, find out what they offer, if they are what they profess to be, how much drama will they bring into your life?

If you see a group of Rottweilers in a dream, it denotes that you have several options to choose from, and it is up to you to make the correct choice. If you see the dog attacking someone, it might be a reminder that you made some choices in the past which were not wise. It is a reminder that, you need to sit back and wait before making hasty decisions. The wrong decision may cost you a great deal; take your time to evaluate things by looking beyond the surface and find out how you should approach a situation - use your own wisdom.

You see a border collie in your dream…

To see a border collie in your dream is a reminder to that you have lost your way.  You might be feeling trapped, or you feel that you no longer have power over your life. This dog in your dream is an indication that, you are now on your way to recovery. If the collie is confined in its kennel in your dream, it means that you are having feelings of loss of control and entrapment. You need to evaluate where there is a need for change and do the necessary. If in your dream, you see the collie lying beside you, it is a sign that, you are enjoying the fruit of your labor, making you be at peace with around you and yourself. There is pride and contentment in your achievements. A collie in your dream is a warning that you should stop reacting to the dramas in your life and instead think about a situation keenly and engage your wisdom to get the best results.

If the dog attacks you in your dream and it bites you on your leg is a sign that you are no longer able to balance all the jobs in your life. It could be that there is a new situation in your life and you don’t have that desire to move forward. If it bites you on your hand, it is symbolic of disloyalty. If it is someone else who is beaten by a dog in your dream, it means that you feel betrayed, that someone else has wronged you. Alternatively, it is a sign that, you are going to encounter negative forces or experience misunderstandings or some negativity in life which could make your life less fulfilling.

To see a sheepdog in your dream…

To see a sheepdog in your dream is a reminder that you need to take responsibility for the tasks in your life. Stop blaming others for things that happen in your life! Alternatively, a sheepdog in your dream could mean that you need to help others avoid making mistakes in their lives as you continue setting boundaries. If the dog is herding sheep in your dream, it can indicate that you need to step up and take on a leadership role. If it is sleeping, it could denote that, you are sleeping instead of working hard to improve your life. A sheepdog is a reminder that you should not take everything in life seriously and you need to take the time to relax.

If the dog is dying in the dream - you could lose something in waking life. If in the dream, you lose a dog it is a sign of upcoming hardships. There are some troubles which you are going to face or even threaten your own circumstances.

To see a dog bite in the dream (and you start bleeding from the bite) is an indication that, people in your household or a relative are going to create a negative situation or problem.  If your dog bites you in the dream, it is a bad omen as it foretells that, you are going to experience a loss of wealth or you will go through some hardship or trouble shortly.

To see a dog fighting in a dream indicates that there is an aspect of yourself which is trying to reject you and thus you need to re-evaluate your behavior to those close to you. Your actions may be incongruent to your morals and try to make changes to realign your values.

Dog dreams are interesting and there are many different meanings depending on breeds and details of the dream. At times we may have recurring dog dreams. If this is the case, it is a reminder that, there is always unconditional faith and love in this world whenever you need it. It can be an indication of natural urges which are usually controlled. A dog is symbolic of intuition, loyalty, trust, and friendship. It could symbolize that you possess these qualities inside you or someone around you is loyal by default.

To see a bad dog in a dream can indicate that you have an inner conflict. It could be that, you have made a decision which is not aligned with your moral values. It is time that you step back and look to realign your values and try and make peace with yourself.

To see a dog that is white in a dream indicates that you have good intentions. You are pure and true. You need to hold onto a friendship because, it is rare and if you end up losing it, it might be impossible to find someone like your current friend.

To dream your dog is lost represents feelings of losing your confidence.  It could be feeling that you have reached a point where you can no longer protect yourself and a situation before you seems to be too strong and dangerous to tackle it alone without the help of those around you. You could be feeling that someone who used to protect you, is no longer in a position to do so. Alternatively, it could be a representation of distractions which have made you avoid protecting the strengths you possess.

To dream about finding a dog is an indicator that, you are in need of loyalty or companionship, from those around you. It could be that those around you are taking advantage of your generosity and always demand things from you. If in your dream you have a desire for a new dog, it denotes that, you are going to get someone who is trustworthy and loyal in your life. You are seeking companionship from a person who will always stand by your side no matter what it takes.

To hear a dog bark in a dream is a sign that, you are causing annoyance to those around you by your fussiness and grumpiness. It could mean that you are one person who likes giving orders to others instead of talking to them kindly. Disgruntled and unhappy companions can also cause you to dream of a dog barking. If the dog is barking happily, it symbolizes social activity and pleasures and that you are being welcomed into a certain circle.

If your dog is sick in the dream it means you are concerned about a friendship that you and your friend have been neglecting. You are now in deep thoughts as to how to bring it back to a healthy relationship. If the dog is sick in the dream and you visit a vets it could be that your mourning a friendship which has come to an end. Alternatively, it could involve an old friendship which is lost or is neglected due to taking a friend for granted and refusing to support them in their time of need.

To see a small dog in the dream indicates that there is someone around you who is insecure and is demanding of your attention. This dream is a warning, and you shouldn’t underestimate it; you need to stand your ground even when it feels like you are losing your ground because there are chances that you can become successful. A small dog denotes that, you might be under attack from those you least expected. Make sure that you protect yourself from a vicious attack. Alternatively, it could be a sign that you are about to meet a lover who will have a tendency to be preoccupied with your looks and subsequently be shallow minded.

To see a wolf in the dream could represent a reckless colleague at work who is divulging commercial secrets and has a tendency of stealing from a business or company. It is a symbol of a person who is a predatory enemy behavior. If you happen to kill the wolf in your dream, it means that you will be able to overcome resourcefulness and crafty enemies who are seeking to discredit you. If you hear a howl of a wolf, it means that you are going to uncover a conspiracy which exists against you.

A werewolf indicates you are victorious over your enemies or people trying to cross your way negatively.  If you see an aggressive wolf it means that you have unsupported fears towards someone. It is time that you changed your attitude towards others. If the wolf is attacking you, there could be unnecessary sufferings you might experience due to shyness or insecurity.

If a wolf is attacking you, and you are defeating yourself  it is a sign that you will have tremendous wealth, success, and prosperity in your life. Seeing a wolf in a cage in your dream is a sign of prosperity and success in business. It could also denote that you have a healthy life. If you are married, the dream could be a sign of a getaway or a family trip. A dog in a dog crate or cage represents feeling trapped in a friendship.

Feelings Associated with the dream of dogs...

Angry.  Relieved. Happy. Sad. Focused. Resourceful. Discredit. Betrayed. Innovative. Understandable. Envious. Proud. Strong.

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