The practice of astrology has been around for thousands of years, it’s basic beliefs attributed mainly to the Babylonians. Beginning with changes in seasons, discovering weather patterns, it developed into predicting natural and human events.
The Zodiac (Greek for “circle of animals”) is believed to have been developed in ancient Egypt and was later adopted by the Babylonians. Early astrologers recognized that the sun returned to its original position after 12 months, what they referred to as the 12 lunar cycles. Experiencing the changing seasons and sighting the different constellations in each change, they gave them names of animals and people.
Horoscopes, using specific dates and using the positions of the sun, moon, planets and stars, chart events.
Whether you believe or not, astrology is considered a science. Many well-known people have turned to astrology to conduct their lives, both business and personal
Discovering your pet’s sign can be interesting and fun. Pets who are purebreds usually have papers stating their date of birth which makes finding their sign much easier. Strays or pets that have been adopted from shelters can be a little more difficult. Shelters and veterinarians can usually make a pretty good guesstimate of a pet’s age. But you can also match your pet’s traits fairly accurately with those listed next to each sign of the zodiac.
The 12 signs of the zodiac are separated into four groups or elements, each with 3 signs:
Fire – Aries, Leo and Sagittarius
Earth – Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn
Air – Gemini, Libra and Aquarius
Water – Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces
The dates listed may vary slightly among astrologers. The signs are listed with relevant characteristics.
Capricorn – December 22nd-January 19th : disciplined, hard-working, easily trained although can be stubborn, enjoy having a job, territorial
Aquarius – January 20th-February 19th: gentle but strong-willed, adventurous, treasures freedom, problem-solvers
Pisces – February 20th-March 20th: sensitive, compassionate, good-natured, responds to gentle handling, responds to owner’s moods
Aries – March 21st-April 20th: curious, energetic, loves attention, exhibits leadership, headstrong, athletic
Taurus – April 21st-May 20th: chow hounds, enjoy regular routines, stubborn, stalwart, can be couch potatoes, affectionate
Gemini – May 21st-June 20th: sensitive, curious, playful, loyal, protective, energetic, vocal, easily trained
Cancer – June 21st-July 22nd: chow hounds, extremely loyal, clingy, sensitive
Leo – July 23rd-August 22nd: strong, show leadership, fearless, energetic, playful, easily trained, intelligent, fierce protectors
Virgo – August 23rd-September 22nd: intelligent, likes to work although some pets avoid it, easily trained, very clean, discerning
Libra – September 23rd-October 22nd: eager to please, enjoy close relationships with people, other pets and environment, very affectionate
Scorpio – October 23rd-November 22nd: extremely strong-willed, intelligent, stubborn, curious, mischievous, in tune with human’s moods
Sagittarius – November 23rd-December 21st: energetic, playful, amusing, like adventure but shy away from a fight
We hope you have fun looking for your pet’s sign.