Kdog PHOTO was started in 1994 by Doug Hesse and quickly became synonymous with high-end photography in the KC area. Kdog is now most known for high-end family portraits, photographing for Mission Hills and Lake Quivira families. Kdog is also well-known for high-end senior portraits -- photographing for students who attend Pembroke Hill, Sion, Shawnee Mission East, and St. Teresa's Academy, as well as others.

Kdog is also known for education photography, doing marketing photography for Pembroke Hill and St. Teresa's Academy, as well as Park University and Donnelly College, among others.