When children and dogs come into our minds, we think about how loving, sweet and innocent they are. There really is nothing better than receiving a big hug from your baby brother, sister, cousin, son or daughter, and snuggling your pet dog at the end of a long day at the office. In fact, children and dogs have a lot more in common than we thought, which is why allowing them to grow up together is one of the best decisions that can be made. Dogs and babies have an incredible ability to behave almost like siblings, which is exactly what we’re about to show you. Here is a very special selection of 30 beautiful pictures to prove that every child should grow up with a dog by their side. Enjoy!