2018 is the year of the Dog. Diligence and devotion, if you were born during the year of the Dog you are likely to be the someone's best friend. They are also patient, strong-willed, honest, loyal, and stubborn. They can be trusted with secrets and inspire confidence in others. A dog charm is a great way to remind you to keep negative thoughts away. Wood charm has a Kanji meaning: Welcoming good luck & fortune. Works great as a cell phone, purse, and backpack accessory. The figurine is actually a bell when shaken. Perfect gift for all your friends that love dogs.