Why, yes, that is cover art. That is awesome cover art. (And if you can make it to Balticon, I might even have a bookmark of it for you). Thank Kelly Shorten of Musa Publishing for her amazing work.
Read this wonderful piece of flashfic right here. While you’re there check out some of the other monster-themed stories, not all of them strictly horror. (Although I wouldn’t want to meet that dog on a dark night.