Symbolism- The use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different from literal sense. TO use symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
A Native american symbol, the Horse means symbol meanings combine the grounded power of the earth with the whispers of wisdom found in the spirit winds. The Horse has long been honored.
In Chinese symbolism, dogs are also considered a harbinger of friendship. The legendary Fu Dog is also a guardian of sacred spaces and embodies concepts of protection too. Dogs are considered very auspicious.