Animals in Dream and Its Significance

To see animals in your dream represents your own physical characteristic, primitive desires, and sexual nature, depending on the qualities of the particular animal. Animals symbolize the wild and unsophisticated aspects of you. Thus, to dream that you are fighting with an animal signifies a hidden part of yourself that you are trying to refuse and push back into your subconscious.

To dream talking animal represents superior knowledge. Its message is often some form of wisdom. Alternatively, a talking animal denotes your potential to be all that you can be.

To dream that you are saving the life of an animal, suggests that you are successfully acknowledging certain emotions and characteristics represented by the animal. The dream may also stem from feelings of inadequacy or being overwhelmed.

To see lab animals like frog, earthworm, cockroach in your dream, suggests that an aspect of yourself is being reserved. You feel that you are not able to fully express your needs and emotions. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to test with your fears, choices, and beliefs. Try not to limit yourself.


To see apes in your dream indicates dishonesty, naughty, and falsehood. Alternatively, it may refer that you or someone have gone “ape”. You need to calm down. The ape may also refer to you wild inner nature, particularly your sexual nature


To see bats in your dream symbolizes uncleanness, demons, and annoyances. Alternatively, bats also represent your need to leave old habits, for your present way of life no longer suits your new growth and outlook. It is symbolic of a new beginning. It may also mean that you are entering blindly into a situation. You need to evaluate the facts more carefully.

To dream of a white bat signifies death of a family member. To dream of a black bat signifies personal disaster.

To see a vampire bat in your dream represents that a person in your life may be draining you of self-confidence and / or your resources.


To dream that you are being attacked by a bear denotes violence, overpowering obstacles and competition. You may find yourself in threatening circumstances. Alternatively, bears symbolize the cycle of life and death and rebirth. It may signal of period of introspection and thinking.

To see a polar bear in your dream signifies a new start.


To see a buffalo in your dream symbolizes survival. The dream may warn that you are to leave your life path.

To see an injured or killed buffalo, warns that you must not accept any new ventures.

To see a herd of buffalo in your dream signifies harmony and plenitude.


To see a bull in your dream signifies of a rich, prosperous, and plentiful life. Bulls are seen as immovable animals possessing much power, strong will and command.

Bulls are also symbolic of repressed sexual energies, fruitfulness and virility. To see a wild, powerful bull represents that your passion may be out of control.


To see a camel in your dream denotes that you need to be more conservative; you are carrying too many problems on your shoulders. You tend to hold on and adhere on to your emotions instead of expressing and releasing them. You need to learn to excuse and overlook. Alternatively, it represents you potential for handling big problems, responsibilities, and burdens.


To see a cat in your dream signifies much hard luck, deceit. However, for the cat lover, cat signifies an independent strength, feminine sexuality, creativity, and power. If the cat is aggressive, then it suggests that you are having problems with the feminine aspect of yourself.

To dream that a cat is biting you symbolizes the devouring female. You may be expressing some fear or frustration especially when something is not going as planned.

To dream that you chase the cat away signifies that you will overcome your obstacles.

To see a white cat in your dream denotes that you are going through difficult times.

To see a black cat in your dream indicates that you are experiencing some fear in using your psychic abilities and believing in your feeling. You may incorrectly associate the black cat with evil, destruction, and bad luck.


To see a cow in your dream signifies your compliance to authority without question. It symbolizes your passive and quiet nature. Alternatively, it represents motherly instincts or the wish to be cared for. The cow represents divine qualities of fertility, nourishment and motherliness.

To see a cow with a skeleton face suggests that your mother or motherly figure in your waking life is displaying a lack of emotions. She is being unresponsive to your needs.

To see a herd of cows indicates your need to belong.


To see a crocodile in your dream forewarns of hidden danger. Someone near you is giving you bad advice and is trying to influence you into poor decisions. The crocodile may be an aspect of yourself and your aggressive and snappy attitude. Or may be it reveals that you have displayed some false emotions and shedding crocodile tears.

To dream that you are chased or bitten by a crocodile denotes disappointments in love and in business.


To see a deer in your dream symbolizes elegance, calmness, and natural beauty. It has feminine qualities and may point to the feminine aspect within you. It also represents independence and virility.

If the deer is black, then it means that you are not acknowledging or are rejected the feminine qualities in you. You may not be in tune with your feminine side.

To dream that you kill a dear, suggests that you are trying to suppress those feminine qualities.


To see a dog in your dream indicate a skill that you have ignored or forgotten, but needs to be activated. Alternatively, dogs may symbolize intuition, loyalty, kindness and defense. Your own values and intentions will enable you to go forward in the world and succeed. If the dog is vicious and / or growling, then it signifies some inner conflict within you. It may indicate unfaithfulness and unreliability. If the dog is dead or dying, then it indicates a loss of a good friend. Alternatively, it represents a worsening of your instincts.

To dream that a dog bites your on the leg suggests that you have lost your ability to balance aspects of your life. You may be uncertain in approaching a new situation or have no desire to move forward with your goals.

To see a happily barking dog in your dream symbolizes pleasure and much social activity. If the dog is barking violently, then it represents your habit of making demands on people and controlling situations around you. It could also mean unfriendly companions.

To dream that you are buying a dog indicates your tendency to buy your friends or buy compliments / favors. Alternatively, it suggests a need for you to find companionship.

To dream that you are dressing up your dog signifies your attempts to cover up your own character flaws and habits.


To see a donkey in your dream signifies a lack of understanding. It also suggests that you will come upon many irritating situations.

To see a donkey carrying burdens in your dream signifies that after much patience and hard work, you will succeed in business and in love.


To see an elephant in your dream suggests that you either need to be more patient and understanding of others. The elephant is also a symbol of power, strength, and intelligence. Alternatively, as a creature with an shy nature, the elephant may thus be depicting your own personality.

To dream that you are riding an elephant indicates that you are in control of your unconscious and aspects that you once were afraid of.

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