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
Dreaming that a dog bites on the hand 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.
Having a dream where you are chasing your dog means that you are taking someone's loyalty for granted.
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 harms 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 dogs 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 coloured 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 (mans best friend) and to be treated like a dog.
Dreaming that dogs are being slaughtered or disemboweled represent a bitter ending to a friendship. It indicates betrayal and/or misplaced trust.
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.