Aries (March 21 - April 19) The old saw about sleeping dogs also applies to daydreaming dogs. Beware to anyone who jolts you out of your reverie. Watch your aggression, though. Some humans might not think disturbing a particularly introverted dog warrants the kind of reaction they get from you.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Being passionate can be blissful and it can also be hellish. Today it's just plain draining. You care so deeply about every little thing that it's hard to face it all. Pick one thing to focus on. If your owner isn't around, make it a bone or the rubber paper. Whatever you choose, be as possessive and intense about it as you want to be.
Gemini (May 21 - June 21) There's a lot to be learned simply by observing the world from your doghouse door. But there's even more that's simply unknowable if you play it safe. You have to leave your cozy confines to explore heretofore unknowable fields of grass, not to mention trees and other dogs. Enjoy your freedom.
Cancer (June 22 - July 22) Emotional intensity is nothing new to you, but your owner isn't used to anything but calm, cool calculation. They're being careful, as usual, about a certain business contract. Your fur is up needlessly, because theirs already is, in their own special way. Rest easy knowing they're in good hands -- their own.
Leo (July 23 - August 22) You're evaluating your owner and looking deeply at such things as pastimes. Collecting antiques might not be the most exciting of hobbies. You'd much rather they take up hiking or running. But to continue the self-centered theme of your evaluation, at least you can be sure of your place in the doghouse when you're old and grey. That should be some consolation to you.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22) It always seems to you that your emotions are steering you, whether it's a scent you're after or you're responding to your owner's call. After all, you never do what you don't feel like doing. You don't have to analyze yourself any further than that, either. Some things just aren't worth delving into.
Libra (September 23 - October 22) Your owner is not the end all and be all of your waking life for a change. Your day is all about your material possessions. That runs the gamut from begging for treats to being selfish about who can play with your toys. This change doesn't run particularly deep, though. Tomorrow you'll be back into purely devotional mode.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) People are drawn to you today, and that's hardly a good thing. It takes all the strength you can muster to keep your cool. Growling and getting your fur up are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to all the responses you can imagine. For once, you're grateful for your short leash.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) If you were any moodier you'd be a cat instead of a dog. Good thing there isn't anyone in the doghouse but you today. You can slowly cycle all of your darker emotions before your owners get home and return you to your more sunny state of mind.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19) You have no sheep to organize, only your friends. They might not take to being herded around, but they're your only real option. The humans are out, it goes without saying. Make sure they know it's not about power or prestige, but simply about following your instincts every now and again.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) No dog can charge full speed ahead forever. Today is your day to slow down and take it easy. You have the doghouse to yourself, so conditions are ideal. With no distractions but the mail, you'll have the entire day to regroup and get ready for another year of canine craziness.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20) You weren't born to be treated like a doormat. In case other dogs at the park don't realize just how ferocious you can be, it's time to show them a little bit of what you're capable of. Make everyone around you wonder if they're swimming in a tank of sharks.
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