Something for everyone!

 

Heart Dog - Gunner's Story: The non-fiction novel

The Side Eye Series: Adult, dog humor picture books

Little Paws Series: Children's, dog humor and information books

Coming SOON : Novel - Short Stories

Find my AMAZON author page with all my published books here :

https://www.amazon.com/Karen-Grzenda/e/B07XDZ4NGY

About Me

I was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 

I found my love for dogs at the young age of two years old in St. Bernards that lived across the street from my childhood home. 

My passion for canines has taken me down the roads of assisting in rescues, training, and partaking actively in many dog sports in my lifetime. 

After spending most of my career in the financial sector, I took a step away and started what I thought would be a simple journal to remember Gunner, a dog that changed my life. This "journal" took a life of it's own and became my first self published novel, Heart Dog - Gunner's Story.

Today, my husband Tim and I, reside in the interlake community of Petersfield, Manitoba, just north of the city where I was raised. We enjoy our time together making memories with Liar, our Doberman. Sadly, our beloved Blaze left us in early 2021 at the age of 12. As many of you are painfully aware - no amount of time is long enough with our beloved pets.

I've always had people tell me I should write a book and share our stories. Within my writing, not only do I share our laughs but also our struggles with canine health issues. I believe that by sharing personal experiences - we learn. 

I've always believed that "everything happens for a reason".

In February of 2020, I published The Side Eye. These books are totally different then my first as they're books for the non-reader! 75 full color pages, mostly of humor with a hint of learning mixed in. Due to popular demand - The Side Eye is now a series sharing more canine laughs but now kicking it up a notch and going ALL BREEDS! 

June 2020 : NEW SERIES!!! Little Paws has been "unleashed" to the world and all the little readers out there! Similar to the Side Eye Series - these books are geared to our little readers with real dog pictures of silliness! Learn "dog math", match up noses, and learn how we grew up comparing puppies to their adult size. Focusing on essential manners, caring, sharing, compassion, inclusiveness and many other life lessons, these books also teach little ones how to interact safely with dogs.

My books and now this website have a reason - to make you laugh so hard that coffee comes out your nose, sometimes cry and also learn!

ALL BOOKS AVAILABLE THROUGH AMAZON IN EBOOK OR PAPERBACK!

 

I don't have an agent, I don't have a marketing plan, I'm just me - someone who loves dogs and have stories to share from my heart!

Learn more by clicking on the "About the Books" tab and find the one right for you!

Heart Dog - Gunner's Story

Short version

Heart Dog - Gunner's Story

Long version (6 minutes)

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