In this play, an unfortunate dog named Lucky and an arrogant prize bulldog, become neighbors. The pampered bulldog has no sympathy for the starving mongrel. By a chance encounter with a wealthy man, both are brought face-to-face with the reality that they are merely two dogs . This suggestion thoroughly angers the haughty bulldog.
The sudden death of their masters brings both to terms with a very bleak future ahead. However, constant hardship had prepared the mongrel well for such a situation, while the other contemplates the hard times ahead with great fear.