The dog is explained to be of a dark color and small. He and the boy meet on the street and become good friends. In the story the dog learns how to dodge things thrown at him and how to forgive people when they hurt him.
"Though this picture is simple. I have done black and white photography for many years and my favorite element of design is contrast. The contrast in this photo takes it from simple to interesting." I think this a fine example of contrast/black and white.
Your ego creates a barrier between itself and the outside world, providing comfort while protecting its emotions and feelings, and hiding its vulnerabilities, insecurities and lack of self confidence. You are most concerned with power and control, hanging onto information and things rather than giving out to others. You are very strong, contained and sophisticated, although at times you can also be perceived as aloof, withholding and pessimistic.