Animal Sign                                     Best Match                                                Just So-so                                     Worst Match

Rat

Ox, Dragon, Monkey

Rat, Tiger

Horse, Rooster

Ox

Rat, Snake, Rooster

Ox, Monkey

Tiger, Dragon, Horse, Sheep

Tiger

Dragon, Horse, Pig

Rat, Rabbit

Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey

Rabbit

Sheep, Monkey, Dog, Pig

Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Horse

Snake, Rooster

Dragon

Rooster, Rat, Monkey

Rabbit, Horse

Ox, Sheep, Dog

Snake

Dragon, Rooster

Dog

Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Sheep, Pig

Horse

Tiger, Sheep, Rabbit

Rabbit, Dragon, Monkey, Dog

Rat, Ox, Rooster, Horse

Sheep

Horse, Rabbit, Pig

Rooster

Ox, Tiger, Dog

Monkey

Ox, Rabbit

Horse, Rooster

Tiger, Pig

Rooster

Ox, Snake

Sheep, Monkey, Pig

Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Rooster, Dog

Dog

Rabbit

Ox, Snake, Horse, Dog

Dragon, Sheep, Rooster

Pig

Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep

Rooster

Snake, Monkey

Four Groups

The twelve animal signs can be divided into four groups of three. The groups are based on the surmise that each of the three animals concerned have similar ways of thinking or temperament, or at least the style of thinking and understanding.

 Group One: Rat, Dragon, Monkey
They are action oriented and show traits of intelligence. They can complement in intellect and are compatible with each other.
 Group Two: Ox, Snake, Rooster
They are deep thinkers and always conscious about attaining their objectives. They are complementary to each other in intellect and habits.
 Group Three: Tiger, Horse, Dog
They incline to freedom and have strong sense of personal ego. They can understand each other but sometimes are egoistical.
 Group Four: Rabbit, Sheep, Pig
They love peace and believe in mutual co-operation. They can be sympathetic and usually make great pairs.