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? Kelly and Tyler Pellerin of Wappingers Falls shared this photo of their son, Ellis, just home from neonatal intensive care after being born two-and-half months early, with Lily, his new protector. If you have a photo of a baby and a dog, submit it for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.