On loan from Ms. Yulin Tieh, College Station, Texas
The Keiloon is a legendary creature with the horns on the head of a lion, scales on the body of a deer, and a tail consisting of little curls. Legend has it that this creature eats wicked people. Placed at the front door, mouth facing the door, the Keiloon is the sentinel that neutralizes any harmful element entering the home. It has a health-giving effect upon the house. If the Feng Shui positioning of the house is unfavorable, the Keiloon will dilute any adverse energies circulation around the house.
One Fu dog represents the male, his right foot is raised and rests upon the world, protecting worldly possessions and success. The other represents the female, her left foot is raised and rests on the belly of a baby Fu, protecting the home and family. They are always placed with their raised foot on the inside so that the world and family remains safe.