The power of a Dragon year can bring headaches for sensible Dog. Be prepared for sudden financial shocks you did not see coming. Protecting your family's resources is of prime importance. Do all you can to conserve family resources.
If you remain alert, and continue to educate yourself, you can find a way to cope. Water encourages going with the flow, but this can be carried too far. Don't let your feelings make you over indulgent with family or loved ones.