To see a deer in your dream generally symbolizes grace, gentleness, compassion, and natural beauty. However, a male deer buck represents territorial, dominance, and social order.
When you see a deer in dream, pay attention to whether its female or male, the actions involving the deer, and the context of seeing them.
Dream About Deer Related Actions
Deer Attacks / Deer Bite
When you dream about deer charging at you to attack or bite you, especially male deer bucks, it reflects that your actions in waking life may have overstepped other people’s boundary. You generally have the same position as the person that you may have crossed. For example, managers of different departments overstepping each other’s territory and authority. You may have to resolve the conflict to establish clear boundaries and set rules.
Chased by Deer
Chasing by dear in general reflects your unwillingness to embrace your compassion for others.
Deer Hunting or Killing
To dream that you hunt or kill a dear suggests that you suppressing your feminine qualities.
Eating Deer or Wearing Deer Made Clothing
Eating a deer points to the acceptance of the feminine aspect within yourself. To wear a deer made clothing suggests that you are displaying your feminine qualities to others.
To hear or even have a conversation with a deer in the dream, it reflects a sense of independence and alertness. Your subconscious has picked up vital clues from your waking life, and now it is trying to convey those messages to you in the dream. Pay close attention to see what you may have missed in waking life.
Two Deer Fighting / Bucking Each Other
The dream reflects power struggles or conflicts that you may have participated or witnessed in waking life. The deer fights each other to present their dominance and authority in the social order.
Dream About Various Deer Objects
To see deer antlers reflects dominance and authority. However, it should be noted that the deer antlers symbol can generally be sexual in nature, thus more applicable in couple’s relationship status.
To see a deer head as a display or trophy, suggests the result of vulnerability and naivety. It can suggest that someone has been taken advantage of their gullibility.
Dreaming of deer skull suggests that you feel guilty about letting go of your compassion. Perhaps you see someone hurting in waking life but failed or refused to reach out to them.
Seeing a deer as pet in the dream, reflects your ability to control your compassion at will. This suggests that because you are able to keep it under control, you actually lack a general display of compassion towards others in waking life.
Dream About Deer Appearances
Baby Deer Fawn
Baby deer or fawn in dreams represent someone who is “dear” to you. It is usually someone who relies on you both physically and emotionally.
If the deer is black in dream, it suggests that you are not in tune with your feminine side.
The white deer reflects the need for you to get ready for the coming events. You need the persistence and endurance to handle the upcoming challenges.
Dead deer in dreams represents long forgotten feminine qualities. Perhaps you thought they were unimportant for you to help you achieve your personal goals and milestones.
Wounded or Injured Deer Dying
Seeing a wounded or injured deer that is dying, suggest that your organization either at work or at home might be failing at the area that relate to gentleness and compassion. You should reflect and figure out how to fix the issues or the circumstances can lead to disastrous outcome.