Meet Leila

“Life was never meant to be a race, rather a journey—to be enjoyed with God, and shared with those we love. These are the things that make life meaningful, leaving us satisfied rather than wanting.”

— Leila Grandemange, author of Pawz and Pray
Leila Grandemange is an author, encourager, and dog lover whose passion is to inspire comfort and joy and the loving care of our furry friends! Her genuine and creative approach to communicating (i.e. using storytelling and inspiration from her furry friends) helps people easily connect with hope-filled messages relevant to their day-to-day struggles. 

Over the years, she has written numerous articles for a variety of publications, such as “The Royal Spaniels Magazine” and “The Quiet Hour Devotional.” As a member of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), Leila’s articles, books, and poems have received several award nominations. Most notably, in 2013, one of Leila’s articles received the “AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award.” Leila has written 9 books including her latest book— Pawz and Pray: Finding Joy in the Journey with God, Family, and Furry Friends!

Formerly a professional ballet dancer, Leila earned a B.A. in Christian Education with a minor in Bible and enjoys being involved with her church community. Leila is also an avid dog fancier and participates in canine sports. All these experiences are threads woven into her writing.

Leila is a mother of two and has been married to her husband Dominique for 30 years. When Leila isn’t writing, she’s enjoying simple things like dinner time with her family, tea with friends, and walking her dogs. Leila’s life motto is—Fully Loved, Forever Changed! 

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