To see a dog in your dream symbolizes intuition, loyalty, generosity, protection, and fidelity. The dream suggests that your strong values and good intentions will enable you to go forward in the world and bring you success. The dream dog may also represent someone in your life who exhibits these qualities. Alternatively, to see a dog in your dream indicates a skill that you may have ignored or forgotten. If the dog is vicious and/or growling, then it indicates some inner conflict within yourself. It may also indicate betrayal and untrustworthiness. If the dog is dead or dying, then it means a loss of a good friend or a deterioration of your instincts.
To dream that a dog bites you on the leg suggests that you have lost your ability to balance aspects of your life. You may be hesitant in approaching a new situation or have no desire to move forward with your goals. Alternatively, it symbolizes disloyalty. To dream that someone is bitten by a dog indicates a betrayal. You feel that you have been wronged by this person.
To see a happily barking dog in your dream symbolizes pleasures and social activity. You are being accepted into some circle. If the dog is barking ferociously, then it represents your habit of making demands on people and controlling situations around you. Are you "barking" too many orders? Alternatively, it could also indicate unfriendly companions.
To see a sick dog in your dream symbolizes a neglected friendship.
To dream that you are feeding a dog means that you are nurturing an old skill or talent. It also implies that you need to put more time and effort into fostering your friendships.
To see a dog chasing its tail or running around in circles in your dream implies that you are not handling a situation in an effective way. You are spending too much time on fruitless labor.
Dreaming that two dogs are licking each other represents mutual understanding in one of your waking relationships.
To dream that you are buying a dog indicates your tendency to buy your friends or buy compliments and favors. Alternatively, it suggest a need for you to find companionship. If you are being guided by a dog, then it suggests that you are having difficulties in navigating out of a situation or problem.
To dream that you give or send your dog away indicates that the decisions and choices you are making now may be misinterpreted as disloyalty. You have to do what is right for you and not worry about what others think of the decision. Alternatively, it signifies rejection of friendship.
To run over a dog in your dream means that you are expressing doubt in the intentions of a friend. Perhaps you feel betrayed. Your friend is not being supportive.
To dream about running or living with a pack of dogs means that you are looking for a sense of belonging and familyhood. The dogs may symbolize your siblings, children or other family members that you feel the need to protect and to keep from harm's way.
Dreaming that you are giving a dog a bath symbolizes your nurturing abilities. You also pride yourself in your loyalty and generosity.
To dream that you are rubbing a dog's belly represents trust in relationship.
To dream that you are dressing up your dog signifies your attempts to cover up your own character flaws and habits.
Dreaming that you cannot get a dog off your back implies that you are not able to shake someone off your back. Perhaps they are being too overbearing or too dependent on you.
To see a black colored dog in your dream symbolizes the shadow aspect of a friend. The dark side of someone close to you is being revealed and you are able to see through to their true intentions. If the dog is white, then it indicates that the intentions of a friend are pure and true.
Dreaming that you step on a dog implies that you are taking certain friendships or relationships for granted.
To dream that a dog has puppies refers to your nurturing abilities.
To dream that a dog is eating a snake implies that a close friend is trying to prevent you from making a bad decision.
To see a dog with two heads in your dream means that you are hyper vigilant about your surroundings. On the other hand, the dream may also mean you need to be more aware of what is around you.
Also consider the notions associated with the word dog, such as loyalty ("man's best friend") and to be "treated like a dog".
To dream that your dog is trying to rape you forewarns that someone who you thought was your friend is trying to take advantage of you.
In a dream, a dog represents an insolent man who dares to indulge in sinful actions. If he barks in the dream, it means that such a man is impudent and has a repulsive and an abominable character. A dog bite or his scratch in a dream means harm caused by one’s enemy and its effects will depend on the amount of pain one suffers in the dream. It could also mean falling sick or suffering from great affliction or harm caused by a close companion or a servant. If a dog tears off one’s clothing in a dream, it means that a vile person is slandering and backbiting him. If one does not hear the barking of the dog in the dream, it signifies that one’s enemy has left him inflected with a small loss. A dog in a dream also could represent a vile and an insolent woman who belong to a group of evildoing people and who are persistent in their enmity. A puppy in a dream represents a loved child. If it is a white puppy in the dream, it means that such a son will grow to be a believer. If it is a black puppy in the dream, it means that he will grow to govern the household and to presides over its people. A puppy in a dream also represents a child of adultery, a foundling who is left in the street, wrapped in a swaddle and who is brought home by an insolent person to rear him. A shepherd’s dog in a dream represents profits and benefits. A pet dog in a dream represents an astringent and a bitter enemy. Seeing a greyhound in a dream means gaining authority, control and wealth. A greyhound in a dream also represents the backbone of an army general or his best helper or it could represent a good strategist, though he lacks principals and moral integrity. A Japanese spaniel or a Pekingese in a dream signifies mixing with, or doing business with a foreign counterpart. Bringing-up a dog for companion- ship in a dream means befriending a servant for whom one has great love and affection. Hunting with a dog in a dream means satisfying one’s lust or desire. Killing a dog in a dream signifies vanquishing one’s enemy. Seeing an expedition of hounds leaving a town for a chase or a hunt in a dream means blessings and prosperity for everyone, or it could mean taking action. Seeing the expedition of hounds returning from a hunt or a chase in a dream means dispelling people’s fears, or it could mean lack of work. If one sees such expedition entering a town in his dream, it also means a high rate of unemployment. Seeing a sick house dog in a dream means illness and financial losses or loss of appetite or losing the pleasure of living. A barking bitch in a dream signifies harm and deceit which is caused by abominable people. A dog in a dream also means suffering from extremely high fever and in relation to Dog star or the stars Procyon and Sirius of the constellations Canis Minor and Canis Major. In a dream, all breeds of dogs represent lowly, obsequious and despicable people. Seeing dogs that are reared for bantering or dallying with in a dream signify fun and enjoying one’s life. In the dream, anything that happens to such a breed of dogs means suffering from distress, sorrow or loss of one’s pleasure of living. If one is transformed into a dog in a dream, it means that God Almighty has taught him great knowledge which he abused and discarded, then God Almighty stripped him from such a knowledge. A dog in a dream also represents a police informer or a police dog. A dog in a dream also represents a weak enemy or a niggardly person. If a dog barks at someone in a dream, it means that one will hear something he despises or hates to make public from someone who lacks any sense of honor or virtue. Eating a dog’s meat in a dream means cracking down at one’s enemy. A dog in a dream also represents a guard or an innovator. Drinking dog’s milk in a dream means a scare. Laying one’s head on a dog or relaxing with a dog or using the dog for a pillow in a dream, the dogthen represents a friend or a good companion. A dog in a dream also represents a street boy, a beggar or an obsequious, lowly and a despicable person who maintains affection toward his master and jealously guards him, his children and property. A dog in a dream also means greed, love for the worldly pleasures, committing a dogfight to win them and failingto have any reserve or savings. In a dream, all types of dogs also represent people. A hunting dog in a dream represents honor and profits. A shepherd’s dog represents a good neighbor who cares more about his neighbors than about his own household. Adopting a dog as a pet in a dream means wavering, or paying financial damages, or it could mean unemployment. Taking a dog for a companion on a journey in a dream means disappearing. A dog in a dream also means disbelief, ingratitude or losing hope, belying, fear, imprisonment, or becoming a fugitive. Seeing a dog in a city in a dream also means renewal of one’s business contract.
To see a dog in your dream, symbolize a skill that you have not used, ignored or even forgotten. This skill needs to be activated. Alternatively, dogs may indicate intuition, loyalty, protection, generosity and fidelity. Dreaming of dog shows, that your own values and intentions will enable you to go forward in the world and succeed. If the dog is vicious and / or to dream that dog is growling, then it signifies some inner conflict within yourself. It may indicate betrayal and untrustworthiness. If the dog is dead or dying in dream, then it symbolizes a loss of a good friend. Alternatively, it represents a deterioration of your instincts. To dream that a dog bites your on the leg, suggests that you have lost your ability to balance aspects of your life. You may be hesitant in approaching a new situation or have no desire to move forward with your goals. To see a happily barking dog in your dream, indicates pleasures, friendship and much social activity in your life. If the dog is barking ferociously, then it represents your habit of making demands on people and controlling situations around you. It could also indicate unfriendly or dangerious companions. To dream that you are buying a dog, indicates your inclination to bribe or buy your friends or buy compliments / favors. Alternatively, it suggest a need for you to find friendship, companionship and new place in society. Dreaming that you are dressing up your dog with clothes, signifies your attempts to cover up your own character imperfections, flaws and habits. Also you must reconsider the conceptions associated with the word dog, such as loyalty (man’s best friend) and to be “treated like a dog”.
To see a mad dog in your dream suggests that you are being verbally attacked by those you thought were your friends.
To dream that you kill a mad dog, indicates that you will overcome the adverse opinions of others.
To dream of a mad dog may represent verbal attacks or arguments. It may also reflect your aggressive feelings towards someone else or viciousness.
Alternatively, a mad dog may represent feelings about other people being ridiculously overboard with being mean or angry. Very heated arguments. Impossible people to deal with.
Dreaming of seeing a mad dog, denotes that enemies will make scurrilous attacks upon you and your friends, but if you succeed in killing the dog, you will overcome adverse opinions and prosper greatly in a financial way. See Dog.
To see or watch a dog fight in your dream implies that you are desperately rejecting an aspect of yourself. You are feeling ashamed about something.
To dream that dogs are fighting signifies a conflict of interest between you and someone close to you. You need to step away from this situation.
To eat dog food in your dream suggests that you need to address some animalistic or primitive thoughts. You may be battling fidelity or loyalty issues in a relationship.
To dream of dog food represents your thoughts or a situations that encourages a protective attitude. You may be trying to defend yourself against unpleasant feelings or trying very hard to stay upbeat. Something that increases the need for emotional self-defense.
Negatively, dog food can symbolize situations that encourage anger, viciousness towards others, or excessive sexual behavior. Conflict or sexual stimuli that's difficult to separate from.
Positively, dog food can symbolize situations that encourage you to stand up for yourself, be protective, or be prepared for potential difficulties.
To see a dog house in your dream suggests that you are in big trouble. You are being punished for your actions.
To watch a hanging in your dream represents feelings of insecurity. The hanging may symbolize aspects of yourself that you want to eliminate.
To dream that you are hanging yourself suggests that you are trying to escape from some guilt or fear. Consider also the image as a pun for something in your life which you have left hanging or unfinished.
To dream that you are hanging up clothes suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.
To dream that you are hanging out with friends or other people is a way for your dreaming mind to decompress and wind down. Perhaps you do not have time to socialize during the day. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that there is something you can learn from your friends or others. You need to incorporate this quality into yourself.
To dream of seeing a hanging with a noose represents feelings about yourself or someone else being noticed as a total failure. Feelings about not mattering anyone or being an insignificant loser. Total embarrassment or total failure for all to see. Feeling that you have no options left in a difficult situation. Fearing embarrassment that you never really mattered. A very insensitive display of failure. Humiliation about yourself being a perfect example of failure. Feeling forced to experience a failure that you dread.
To dream that you are hanging someone else with a noose may reflect feelings about intentionally ensuring that someone else is noticed as a total failure. Making sure that attention is drawn to a failure. A problem you want to eliminate in full view of others. Making an embarrassing example of someone who didn't listen to you.
Hangings with nooses may also show up in dreams if you have been having suicidal thoughts. You may have some powerful insecurities at the moment may not believe in yourself enough. Hanging with nooses dreams can also occur for people with breathing difficulties to reflect their feelings about their breathing being cut off.
To dream of hanging on to something may reflect desperation to avoid failure. Feeling that it's very important to "hold on."
Example: A man dreamed of being hung with a noose. In waking life he was experiencing an progressive asthma condition that he felt was choking off his ability to breath.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing someone hanging. In waking life he felt that his life was hopeless without any options life and was considering killing himself.
If you are hung, it is good to you. You will rise in society, and become wealthy.
To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.
To see or eat a hot dog in your dream is phallic symbol representing masculinity, sexual energy, and vigor. Alternatively, a hot dog refers to simple and short-lived pleasures.
To dream of a hotdog represents a temporary pleasure or indulgence. The best option at the moment. Something positive or enjoyable that can't be sustained forever. A satisfying or comforting distraction.
A hot dog in a dream may represent "fling" relationships or enjoying yourself while knowing a better option may available later on.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing someone holding a hot dog. In waking this this man was practicing abstinence and having trouble avoiding masturbation. The hotdog being held reflected his view of masturbation being a temporary pleasure that wasn't good for his long term goals.
To see or eat at a hot dog cart in your dream implies that you are not investing enough time to cater to your emotional or sexual well-being.
To see a prairie dog in your dream represents an underground community. The dream may be telling you to go against the masses and the norm.
To see dog poop in a dream represents a problem created by a loss of self-control over your instincts and urges. A situation that may require you to fix it or "clean it up." Problems created by sticking up for yourself too strongly. Excessive fighting with others to defend yourself that has created a much bigger problem. Feeling that you've "stepped in shit" with reckless or irresponsible behavior. Sexual behavior or infidelity that causes problems with new relationships if you get caught.
To dream of stepping in dog poop may reflect feelings about yourself carelessly creating a problem for yourself by not being responsible enough. Poor judgement that has resulted in an embarrassing problem that needs to be cleaned up respectably.
Dog poop is a sign that you need to be more careful, think more before you take action, and be more respectful towards others. A need to consider the consequences of enjoying yourself or proving yourself in a dangerous way.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing dog poop all over his house. In waking life his wife caught him watching pornography and he had to explain himself to her, through all the porn in the garbage, and prove to her for a very long time that he wasn't going to look at it again.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of smelling dog poop, but never seeing it. In waking life she was afraid that her sexual interests in a old romantic partner would create serious problems in her new relationship. The smell of dog poop in this case may have reflected her feelings about potentially "stepping in shit" by talking about her ex-lover to her new boyfriend.
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spending money in a good way.
To hang a garment in the sun to dry in a dream may indicate that someone will shortly arrive from a long journey.
In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.
If a dog is seen attacking and biting a person it means that the harm caused by his enemy ill not be confined to unpleasant words only but bodily harm as well.