We find the true meaning of the Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year

CGTN’s Matt Shirley and Du Yubin seek out the true meaning of the Year of the Dog.

It’s said that many millennia ago, China’s first emperor, Huangdi, invented the Chinese lunar calendar, marking the years and months by the cycles of the moon. Every twelve years, we celebrate the dog, and this is that year!

Enjoy this CGTN digital original by our Du Yubin and Matt Shirley as they em-‘bark’ on a journey together to discover the meaning of the year and how the zodiac applies to you!

In their quest, they seek out their spiritual guide, several illuminating dog owners, and make a new, special friend. Happy Chinese New Year! Happy Year of the Dog! And make sure to post pictures of your Pup in the comments below!