This feature is designed as a counterweight to all the bad news in the world that weighs people down. We could share a photo of a baby, or a photo of a dog, but we are giving you both. How many newspapers can say that? Beacon native Mary Strolis-Schulz shared this shot of her granddog, Schroeder, with her granddaughter, Avery. “They have been best friends forever!” she writes. If you have a photo of a baby and a dog, submit it for consideration to [email protected]Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community because of readers like you.