About the Author


Leila Grandemange is an author, encourager, and dog lover. Her passion is sharing comfort and joy, and the many life-lessons learned from her dogs!


“Dogs, our true friends, our teachers, our healers. They love us unconditionally, as God intended.  If we look carefully, we can learn from them how to make the world a brighter and a better place.” — Leila Grandemange, quote from the book Pawz and Pray.

Meet Leila

Leila is an award-winning writer and the author of several charming books. Previously a professional ballet dancer, Leila went on to earn a B.A. in Christian Education with a minor in Bible. Leila describes herself as devoted to God and family, an avid dog lover, and a work in progress in the hands of a loving God! She inspires faith through authentic communication and stories about God’s amazing love!

Her favorite topics to write about focus on the true value of life (human and animal), responsible dog ownership, the human-canine bond and it’s connection to God, and faith in a personal and loving God. Leila is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) and winner of the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award. Her books and articles have also received several Award Nominations through the DWAA. Grateful for the warm welcome her books have received, she continues to write to inspire, educate, and share the joy in her heart!

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Writing Awards and Nominations:

  • 2013AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award (DWAA); for the article,The BEST Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog! published in The Royal Spaniels Magazine. 
  • 2014Book Award Nomination; Pawz and Pray, Short Reflections about God, Life, and the Dogs I Love —Writing Competition, Dog Writers Association Of America (DWAA). 
  • 2015—Book Award Nomination;A Breeder’s Companion, Record KeepingWriting Competition, Dog Writers Association Of America (DWAA). 
  • 2015—Award Nomination: The AdoptAShelter.com Adopt A Homesless Dog Award. Presented for the article, “That’s What Friends Are For” (Royal Spaniels Magazine). 
  • 2015—Poetry Award Nomination: James Colasanti, Jr. Poetry Award. Presented for the poem, “That’s What Friends Are For” (Royal Spaniels Magazine). 

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