2018 is the Year of the Dog with cute Japanese flowers. 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. The figurine is actually a bell when shaken. Small size with no stand. See other Dog figurine for stands.