The act of betraying a cherished friend to a mob has a well-established history of being one of the most villianous acts known to man. So I said to myself one day, "Dogs are supposedly man's best friend. What if a dog ever betrayed his master? How could the betrayal be complete?"
And thus this cartoon was born.
Artistically, I think it's one of my nicer ones -- if for no other reason than it's a night scene that actually looks like a night scene. Although in retrospect I have no good justification for my putting clouds behind the moon.