Dream about petting a black dog is a hint for virility and combativeness. Perhaps you are being unrealistic. There are some issues or feelings that are eating up inside you. The dream signals recognition and a mergence of your spirituality with your conscious being. You want to distance yourself from your family.
Petting a black dog dream is an omen for humility and humbleness. You need to be more resourceful. You are trying to draw attention away from a minor issue or problem. It is a premonition for the union of feminine and masculine energies. You need to learn to sort out your feelings and express them.
If you dreamt about petting a black dog:
Your confidence will pay off. People are not going to have faith in a leader who is vacillating and hesitant. Demonstrate that you are a good leader by being assertive and sure of yourself. Hold your chest high and you will command great respect.