Pet photography featuring West Highland White Terrier senior dog
Pet photography featuring urban session with maltese and dog mom
Pet photography featuring Cavalier King Spaniel Puppy
Pet photography featuring toy
Studio pet photography in Denver featuring Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy
Dog photography featuring English Bulldog

Denver Pet Photographer


Owner: Christina Cookson •

Pet photography featuring urban session with American Staffordshire Terrier

Dog Photography

Dogs are our bestest buddies, amiright? We have had the absolute pleasure of photographing hundreds of dogs over the years, and there’s nothing we’d love more than to photograph your pup(s) to add to our ever-growing WYTP family. Whether you are looking for a shoot in the beautiful outdoors, an indoor session in your cozy home or a studio-style session, we are happy to accommodate you!

Pet photography featuring senior cat

Cat Photography

Cats are gorgeous, independent, loving and sometimes shy creatures. Having had the honor to work with many, many, cats in the past, including dozens of shelter cats, I totally get cat-ness. Whatever demeanor, likes or dislikes your particular kitty has, I have the patience and the experience to turn our session into a meow-sing success! Luckily, my gear includes lenses that allow me to get beautiful photos from a distance.

Engagement session featuring dog


Are you recently engaged? CONGRATULATIONS!!! Are you hoping to include your furkid in your wedding celebrations in some fashion but aren’t sure how? Well, look no further than a super unique and totally beautiful engagement or save-the-date session with WYTP! We absolutely love these adorable sessions and hope to help you celebrate this amazing time in your life with your furbaby(s)!

or call Christina @ 303-931-5420

WYTP’s work featured on Pet Valu’s new dog food line!

We are beyond thrilled to have our work featured on Pet Valu’s awesome new Perfortmatrin Ultra Grain-Free Senior [Dog] Recipes Line.  A few months ago, we were contacted to photograph gorgeous senior pup Lucy for the packaging of a new grain-free senior recipe that is specifically designed for seniors, promotes their overall health and addresses issues specific to their needs.   Lucy made for a beautiful model during our session at Tyler State Park, and we think the photo that was ultimately chosen by Pet Valu is the perfect depiction of her beauty and wisdom.  We are so grateful to have had this wonderful opportunity to work with Pet Valu & could not be prouder to have worked on this project.

Commercial pet photographer in Denver

or call Christina @ 303-931-5420

My Vision

In 2008, I moved to Colorado and got a little 3 month old Siberian Husky, Newton. The move out West & the love and joy that Newton brought to my life jolted me in a very real and permanent way. Being in such a beautiful place made me appreciate and see the world more intensely. It also brought a sense of independence and adventure that quickly grew by leaps and bounds. I soon picked up my backpack, new camera and headed out into the mountains with Newton. The rest, well… here I am. My vision is simple: Join together the beauty and joy of the four-legged love of your life with a sense of artistry and creativity.

Why Wag Your Tail?

I always wonder if Newton would understand just how much I love him if I had a tail that I could wag right back at him when he sees me. Maybe this sounds strange to you, but maybe you completely understand that sentiment. And that’s the kind of passion and creative thinking I bring to my pet photography here in Denver. I hope you enjoy my work as you browse, and if you do… feel free to send me & Newton a “hello”. Happy wagging. XOXO

Meet the Owner, Christina 🙂

Pet photographer branding session in Denver Colorado

We have the best clients!

  • Christina was so patient with us! We have very complicated schedules and she worked and reworked us in many times over. During our session, she was genial and attentive from the start. Peanut loved taking photos and Christina and her husband (assistant) went to great lengths to ensure the photos were perfect. At times they would make noises, lay on the ground, bend over backward... whatever was needed to get the best shot. I'm so happy they helped us document this chapter of our lives with our favorite furry friend. You can't go wrong with Wag Your Tail!

    Bryce B.
  • Christina is amazing! She took family pictures of my husband, fur baby, and me, and we love that she captured all of our personalities. Our (not so little) puppy is very energetic, yet Christina was very patient to get the shot. And our puppy is dark black, but Christina still managed to capture the details of our puppy's face. We would highly recommend to anyone who wants pictures of their furry family member!

    Kelly A.
  • Christina is fantastic! I could not be more grateful for our fun photo shoot together. I was so impressed by how creative, flexible, and patient Christina was throughout our extended shoot with my 10-week-old puppy. It is obvious that she has a passion and a gift. I'm already excited for our next photo shoot together! Working with her was so much fun. Her pictures speak for themselves. Thank you so much, Christina!

    Brittney G.
  • Christina and John are an amazing team. They recently photographed my boyfriend, myself and our sometimes stubborn cat, Nesbitt. They were patient, flexible and super accommodating. We contacted them a little last minute and they fit us into their schedule and everything worked out perfect! Christina really knows how to work with not only pets, but us as models too. She captured some fantastic shots and I really can't get over how easy and fun the entire process was. I would recommend them to anyone with a furry loved one who wants some priceless moments captured.

    Becky G.
  • Christina is a fantastic photographer! She took the most beautiful pictures of my dog and I, and really captured my dog's personality in stunning little moments. My dog was more interested in sniffing in the park than taking pictures, but Christina did a fantastic job getting some amazing shots. She and John could not have been nicer to work with. I totally recommend them for pictures of your furry family members!

    Elaine Y.
  • Christina and John are an incredibly talented and wonderful team. They are both upbeat and had terrific suggestions that made the photo shoot, done in our garden, a lot of fun. We are thrilled with the resulting photographs.

    Jeanne M.
  • Christina is an unbelievable talent and joy to work with!! We've had the pleasure of working with Wag Your Tail multiple times including most recently a photo shoot with our newborn son and goldendoodle puppy. She did a fantastic job capturing our baby, the joy of our family and interactions with our puppy. We couldn't be more pleased and grateful for the pictures she took for us!!

    Elizabeth C.
  • Christina is the best!!! I had her take pictures of two of my dogs as a surprise for my boyfriend and they were amazing!! She captured so many perfect shots. I can't stop looking at them. She is amazing at what she does!

    Julianne L.
  • Christina is a loving person and a gifted photographer. She has a calm and assuring sense about her that my dog really responded to. She took amazing photos of my dog and my family, and my dog loved doing it! I highly recommend her!

    Holly K.
  • Christina and John are awesome! We had so much fun being with them on our photo shoot and their talent and love for pets really shows. I also love how Christina isn't afraid to get on the ground and dirty to get the best shots 🙂 Highly recommend!!

    Kim F.R.
  • Thank you so much Wag Your Tail Photography for an amazing experience and photoshoot! Not only was the scenery and the pictures absolutely amazing and gorgeous, but Christina was amazing to work with. My pup who hates being in front of the camera, managed to stay still long enough and listen to Christina so she could capture those little moments on camera I always try to.  Currently living outside of New York City, traveling down to Philadelphia was absolutely worth it to have Christina shoot my puppy and I. I highly recommend her for any dog lover looking to get amazing photos of all those special moments with their four legged loved one!

    Kristen K.
  • They are the best!! We are very grateful for their excellent service and the great memorable moments and experience we had at the smithville park. I made already several posters from the pics of our session. They came up perfect!! I recommend Wag your tail to everyone.

    Sheilla R.
  • Christina and John were really great to work with. While our little guy is naturally photogenic, when he sees a camera he gets mad and barks like crazy. Even though he didn't have his charming personality with Christina and John there, they were patient and were still able to take great photos in between barks. The photos they sent us were perfect and we couldn't be happier.

    Adrienne A.