Seated in front of a window on a ledge the little girl is holding her dog with love and contentment. A child can be a dog’s best friend and the other way around as well. It is scientifically proven that animals help humans with depression, grief and loss and loneliness. Many people have their dogs trained to be service dogs for the handicapped and for wounded warriors. An animal brings joy to those that own one. You can see cars now with bumper stickers that say “I love my grand dog” or “I love my dog”. My collection of stamp art would not be complete without some animal focus.