Earth type dog

Character type

The Five Elements correspond to five types of dogs, these are not breed specific, although some breeds fit more into a certain element.

While a dog’s character can fit into different elements, usually one element dominates.

Characteristics earth-type dog

  • Constantly looking for food
  • Playing on the floor (sitting / lying down)
  • “Fawning” behavior to disarm
  • Lick a lot

Physical and character traits

  • Easy, sweet, reliable, loyal
  • Gentle, jovial, phlegmatic
  • Pleasend
  • Cozy
  • Medium size
  • The ‘diesel engine’
  • Does anything for food

Work and sports for Earth type dog



  • Obedience
  • Hunting training
  • Fetch
  • Rescue dog work
  • Waterworks
  • Therapy dog
  • Assistance dog

Dog breeds

  • Labrador Retriever
  • Golden Retriever
  • Labradoodles
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Pug
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