Mad Dog

Mad Dog

What does a mad dog mean in a dream?

Perhaps you dream of a mad dog chasing or running after you?

Maybe you see a crazy dog that is biting you? Unfortunately seeing a crazy dog in your dream is associated with negative feelings in waking life. Depending on the dog featured in your dream it indicates a transition in life. The dream itself is associated with how we plan our life for unknown dangers. Dreaming of being attacked by a mad dog may be an indication of an important event. If you kill the mad dog this dream can be linked to a positive situation in life.

In your dream you may have

  • Been chased by a mad dog.
  • Been bitten by a mad dog.
  • Seen a vicious dog attacking you.
  • Heard barking, growling and fighting of mad dogs.
  • Seen yourself killing a mad dog.
  • Seen someone else killing a mad dog.
  • The dog had rabies.
  • The mad dog was frothing at the mouth.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • If you see someone killing a mad dog, which is an indication that you have people around you who care.
  • You manage to escape from the dog which is a positive omen - it indicates that you will flee from your enemies without any harm and damage.
  • You kill a mad dog in your dream - this signals that you will overcome the unpleasant attitudes of others and you will rise to prosperity.

Detailed dream interpretation

To see a mad dog in a dream can be quite disconcerting. The animal seen in a dream creates feelings of fear, terror and horror. This dream can give rise to anxiety in real life. Upon awakening you may feel numbness and deadness. The typical meaning of a "mad dog" dream suggests that a person’s efforts will not be worth the hard work and struggle at the end of the day. This dream indicates that serious trouble or injury could be on the cards. Seeing a crazy dog attacking someone in a dream generally suggests that you are being attacked by people you trust or rely on in waking life.

The dream of a mad dog usually implies that you will undergo an attack in waking life, normally from an unfamiliar person. To be chased by a crazy dog means people will attack your business, status, or trade. These people are unknown to you. A better approach to such a terrifying dream would be to adopt a cautious approach towards everyone you know - as the mad dog could be anyone near you!

To see others killing a mad dog in the dream indicates the support of anonymous people. They are willingly to help you. If the dreamer kills the mad dog it means in waking life hurdles or obstacles will be overcome. If the dog has rabies in the dream then a person will be liberated from unsympathetic opinions of others. Positively, the rabies indicates unexpected surprises in the near future. When one dreams of being bitten by a mad dog it suggests others may be gossiping about the dreamer. To be killed or injured by a mad dog implies a new start.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of mad dog:

Terror, Horridness, Frightfulness, Atrociousness, and a feeling that a loved one is going to betray you. Feeling of overcoming a difficulty in life.

By Florance Saul
Jan 28, 2013