Creatures and animals in dreams can be very symbolic. They may indicate what is going on in your life in dramatic terms. Don’t forget that many of these animals may reveal to you the general plan your spiritual enemy is plotting against you.
A senior citizen, for instance, dreamed that a bear cub was at the bottom of her right leg grinning. She soon found out that she had PAD (peripheral artery disease) and the blood flow in her right leg artery was significantly blocked. Her spiritual enemy was pleased and hoped she would be afraid of this new (cub) situation. The use of the bear in the dream was an accurate depiction of the situation, a disease which may seem docile, but may suddenly and unexpectedly attack.
2. Can indicate judgment and strength.
3. Bears are sometimes likened to possessive mothers and the emotions this could arouse. So a bear might represent a meeting with dangerous emotions such as anger or being easily aroused. This confrontation with emotions could be about an inner conflict within the dreamer, OR it could represent a negative encounter with someone or something else.
The bear is largely a solitary creature, capable of living alone and surviving. This, and its human way of standing and holding its arms out in a hugging posture, may come together to represent a particular person who can be described that way.
4. May have to do with loss or lack as in a “bear market”
Possibly demonic (independent from God)
May appear good or cute
The two listed here are the most common
If the dog is a pet of yours, it may symbolize something you are holding onto (a belief or habit).
This may or may not be a good thing, and the context will indicate if you are to let go of it.
1. THE BIBLICAL MEANING IS OUTSIDER/UNBELIEVER
He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” Matthew 15:26
In contrast with western connotations, dogs in a biblical context are associated with dismal poverty and life at the bottom of the social scale. They are repeatedly depicted in terms of disgusting and inadequate diet. They are never satisfied and are willing to consume what is repulsive in their continual hunger.
Great impact or issue
Wisdom and strength
2. Can be negative: overly emotional, a person who goes “ape” as in acting wild or crazy, beastly
3. Less likely unless combined with #1 or #2- something which should be obvious
A large threat
Spirit of Greed
A possum in a dream is generally an alternative symbol for a deceased person, which prophecies that something which appears to be over and done with will be resurfacing. A possum is similar, prophesying that something which appears to be dead or asleep is actually not, but rather, is pretending to be. This, then, specifies that there is dishonesty in the situation being addressed in the dream.
This dream element is most likely a warning that someone is masquerading as benign when they actually have an agenda that may be intended to bring harm. And the motive stems from fear.
It should be noted that the symbolism of this element may include (or be focused on) the fact that the possum avoids putting much effort into building, preferring to utilize what others have built.
Another possibility worth noting is that this creature may represent an unusual immunity (protection) from disease/poison which can be extended to others.
Submission, sacrifice, humility
Power over the flesh; hunger, cancer, etc.
Used as a positive nickname- meaning: go-getter, passionate, self-starter, ambitious
Prefers attacking in family lines, familiar spirits
May be short-lived or hold significant consequences or even be very destructive
Many ladybugs in a dream indicates much protection. One ladybug may indicate protection, but that there is only one situation which needs protecting.
Something that wiggles its way in bit by bit
destructive attack of lies
Something that steals like a money pit
Able to protect itself (armored claws)
Able to provide for itself (armored claws)
In the spirit
In fishbowl– easily seen
Out of the water (Spirit) too much
Longer or venomous is more destructive
White snake = doctrines of demons (false religion)
Slow but persistent
Positive: a woman