The dog is one of the most ancient human companion animals and coexists with them more than one millennium. Not surprisingly, the tattoo of a dog is done quite often, especially representatives of the stronger sex. Such tattoos are full of dynamics and brutality.
Most likely, tattoo dog attracts men because of it inner strength, durability and dedication. After all, men have always been advocates, soldiers standing guard. Dog along with a lion is the emblem of the noble people, according to its image embodied the nobility and loyalty. Even the Greek philosopher Plutarch emphasized that the dog is a symbol of conservatism and vigilance.
This animal character inherent in the cultural traditions of many peoples, and all the dog — a faithful guardian. Even in cases where the dog is a supporter of the dark forces, he is only a companion who accompanies his master on his way.
Tattoo with a dog image can be passed as light energy, and threatening sense, especially if depict aggressive dogs fighting breeds. Since these images can not only be monochrome, but also full-color, black the predominant color in dog tattoo symbolizes the evil forces and death.
This demonic image is linked to the fact that in the ancient Scandinavian, Greek and Indian legends dog is a guard at the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead. But even in the other world it helps souls to find their way. In the Celtic peoples and in the Christian culture of the dog is a symbol courage, sincerity, courage . The image of this animal is a powerful talisman.
Perhaps the tattoo dog is not very suitable for people having secretive, unsociable nature, selfish. After all, this beast is always open, trusting, loyal to his master. By the way, in a separate article, we talked about the tattoo with a pit bull — one of the most ferocious representatives pets
We should also be said about the situation when people do a tattoo in the form of a dog in memory of your pet. In the photo at the end of the article you will see some works, where in addition to the image of an animal present birth and death dates. The value of such a pattern is associated with a tribute and memory of a former pet and friend of man.
In conclusion, we can say that the meaning of a tattoo dog ambiguous. This depends on the breed of the animal , and other elements of the illustration. After all, in addition to warding off evil spirits this tattoo can be a symbol of the fact that its owner, for example, by profession performs guard duties or is in the service of the state.
In some parts of the body shows the dog — is not so important, the main thing is enclosed in a tattoo meaning promise, and therefore to the choice of the image should be treated seriously. Photos and sketches in our collection — proof!
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