HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AQUARIUS!
With your friendly and self-assured temperament, you're not only extroverted, but highly intelligent and good-natured. You also march to the bark of a different drummer. Amazing Aquarius, born under the 11th sign of the Zodiac, you flaunt your independent streak indoors and outdoors. And yes, you've got that roaming canine instinct to hit the road in a pooch's heartbeat. What makes you a good dog: Like a fun-loving furball, Water Bearers can be good with other animals, giving and self-reliant. Indeed, you prefer to go your own way, but your natural humanitarian instincts will let you stop to lend a paw to people and pet pals, too.
What makes you a bad dog: Let's face it, dog shows or obedience classes bore both Snoopy and you. And boring people or pets trigger your standoffish behavior. After all, life is too much fun to cramp your free-spirited style and stifle your imagination.
Grr-eat matches: Other vocal and intelligent air signs (like Aquarius, Gemini and Libra) will keep you energized from head to paws.
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AQUARIUS (January 21 - February 19)
OK, Water Bearer canines, it's the month of ROMANCE. Forget chocolate and roses because this month live furry stuff will warm your heart and soul. FYI: There may be a new fun-loving canine on the block. But remember to keep your humans happy with dog kisses (and accept those absurd human kisses on your nose). After Valentine's Day expect "Bad Dog" repetitions if you don't listen up. Grr-eat days: 11, 12. Human tip: Bring home two lovebirds for your dog's visual amusement.
PISCES (February 20 - March 20)
Open your eyes, Fish dogs. Love is here. This month, however, chase your imaginative canine dreams during the New Moon on February 12 and stoke that dog-human bond. To get that special canine treatment don't whine during your human's worktime and you'll get to warm their feet (and even get under the covers!) at bedtime GUARANTEED. Grr-eat days: 13, 14. Human tip: Provide your cuddly canine with a soft blanket or new rawhide bone.
ARIES (March 21 - April 20)
This month, a break in your daily grind can nudge you to be spontaneous (not a hard thing for you). Find new ways to say "I love you" to your caretakers and/or the other dog, birds – and cats. Yes, this is a good time to create dog/cat soul mates. This Valentine's Day puts Ram canines in a feel-good mode. Grr-eat days: 10, 15. Human tip: Turn on tunes of nature sounds for your dog's sensual pleasure.
TAURUS (April 21 - May 21)
The good news: After the New Moon on February 12, you'll dig up good vibes with a canine companion. Be careful during the Full Moon on February 27 because catty behavior (about your stolen bone or fave spot) can turn your stable Taurean dog world inside out. Grr-eat days: 13, 14. Human tip: Rent the classic video "Old Yeller" and play sofa spud with your faithful pooch.
GEMINI (May 22 - June 21)
Look for love (either the pet or human kind) after V-Day. Meanwhile, don't run off oh fickle Gemini. The scoop is, by the Full Moon on February 27 a trip to doggie bliss (that special dog-friendly place that makes you smile) will make you and your human's tail wag. So STAY Rover! Grr-eat days: 28, 29. Human tip: Stock the pantry with your pup's special dog food.
CANCER (June 22 - July 23)
Yeah, those ghosts from the past can spook even Bully breeds early this month. Perhaps a feral dog or new anti-dog human on the block triggers bad memories. By the Full Moon on February 27, you'll be a laid-back pooch. Read: Present-day love connections are SAFE, Moonpup. Grr-eat days: 23, 27. Human tip: Buy or make an outdoor birdhouse to keep the indoor dog entertained.
LEO (July 24 - August 23)
It's four paws up if you wait to make your doggie demands until after the New Moon on February 12. Private time (nix doggie daycare and pet sitter) with your people can be oh-so sweet on Valentine's Day. Special treats rejuvenate your canine spirit and you'll feel like you're The D-O-G and love it. Grr-eat days: 15, 16. Human tip: It's the month to buy your canine interactive dog toys to promote heart-healthy fun for both of you.
VIRGO (August 24 - September 23)
Hooray for the New Moon on February 12. Take charge – revamp relationships in your practical Virgoan dog world. Provide passionate door greetings to your humans. It'll make them feel like a VIP (and it's good karma) so you'll get more "Good Dog!" words tossed your way. Grr-eat days: 26, 27. Human tip: Take the dog to the groomer and after a bath and a good brushing you'll both be smiling.
LIBRA (September 24 - October 23)
It's your month oh romantic one, sort of. Till the New Moon on February 12, count on plenty of human hugs and "Puppy Pie" affirmations. (It's a Valentine's Day tradition.) However, tension can skyrocket after the holiday. Blame it on your fickle Libran nature. Best advice: Try to remain loyal to ALL household pets and humans – for your canine sanity's sake. Grr-eat days: 1, 2. Human tip: Turn on "Animal Planet" and watch back to back dog-related episodes with your pooch.
SCORPIO (October 24 - November 22)
The New Moon on February 12 may frazzle your nerves. Savor human cuddle time for healing your spirit. Extra points if your dog people toss in a doggie massage. (Squirm until you get your hindquarters done.) After February 12, your craving for jumping and playing with your pet pals will be in the stars. Grr-eat days: 3, 8. Human tip: Make or buy a colorful safety-smart dog collar for your beloved dog.
SAGITTARIUS (November 23 - December 21)
Thanks to peppy Mars, seize the day for a getaway with your caretakers from February 1 to the 12th. Then, playtime at home with your pet pals (all species) will give you that extra romantic homebody fur fix. A must-have to stay happy and healthy. Grr-eat days: 12, 15. Human tip: Take holiday photos of you and the pup and get them framed for grr-eat memories.
CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 20)
This is the red-letter month for t-e-n-s-i-o-n, action and romance. After February 14 savor a simple post-love holiday. To enhance your dog-human bond, befriend their guests (human and canine) during the Full Moon on February 27. Psst! Good dog behavior will promote more "Wanna Go Bye-Bye" outings next month. Grr-eat days: 18, 19. Human tip: Order a dog toy or two online and surprise your beloved dog on Valentine's Day.