Each animal, and human, is a combination of all 5 elements. However, each of us has a predominant element that defines us. See if one of these describes your dog or cat’s personality more than the others.
Fire: extremely friendly, greets strangers warmly, noisy/barking/talkative/excited/hyperexcitable, center of attention, difficult to keep still, sensitive to needles, extremely extroverted.
Wood: arrogantly confident, irritable/crabby, active/energetic/athletic. Aggressive/angryr, competitive, bites with little provocation, impatient, extroverted.
Earth: friendly, enjoys sleeping and eating, eager to please owner, slow to react, laid-back, easy-going, worries for others, extroverted or introverted.
Water: fearful, quiet, not confident, watches what the vet is doing, normal or nervous in the exam room, but aggressive at home. Extremely introverted.
Metal: aloof, quiet, confident but not arrogant, disciplined, follows the rules, organized, hides emotions, introverted.
Thank you for taking the time to help me know your furry family member better! I look forward to working with you!
Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, DVM