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editor’s letter Lick Celebrates Our Special "Taste of G Girl" Sneak Peek Teaser Edition featuring our Gal Pal and Event Diva Extraordinaire "Ms. Laura Gianna!"

We are like long lost friends! We are both New Yorkers. We went to the same school. The same major. Both families were in the same business. Heck, Laura even sang at my sisters cabaret 20 plus years ago!! Coincidence? I think not! But most importantly, the thing we have in common is our Love for Pets!

G-Girl Productions!

This Special Issue features Laura as cover looking back at her childhood with a glimpse at the lady that made it all happen “Mom”. 17

Guess who’s coming We to thetake you from Laura at 3 with her first Big Apple to ain pet reality pictorial of Ms G and her 2018? of real life characters from hubby Gus

pup cast (the ex-Armani model), to Phyllis her wing gal (the “Enforcer”), with a heart of gold, to the zany and wonderful ladies that make “G Girl” the special event company that it is. We delve into a taste of exciting shows on the pet fashion runway always done with heart and for a charitable cause. Laura does events from West Palm Beach to Virginia Beach and now NYC! Next stop Beverly Hills!! Here she comes! 15

We had the pleasure of meeting "Ms. G" through our mutual pet radio buddy Mr. Jack Herbert of WPETTALKRADIO fame. Jack fixed Laura and I up as though we were on a date a year ago at the Global Pet Expo in Florida. I walked into the restaurant and I took one look at her and she took one look at me and it was “love” at first sight.


Thank you girlfriend. For all the beautiful things you do for pets and for people. Here’s to your continued incredible success! To know you is to love you, Licks & Kisses,



Publisher/Creative Director/Editor in Chief Barbara Jayne Barbara has 30 years experience in Publishing, Advertising and Media working with notable print entities from Andy Warhol’s “Interview Magazine” to Conde Nast’s “Self Magazine” and now her own “on line” pet publication “Lick Magazine”.

Contributor Mark Finley Mark is a multi-media artist currently exploring photo-collage. Mark’s compositions reference pop culture and the idols of a generation. Dudley, his dog, is Mark’s “muse”.

Editor Denise Fleck

Denise Fleck is the “Pet Safety Crusader”. Find her on WPET Pet Talk Syndicate, TuneIn, iTunes, BBSRadio. com/PetSafetyCrusader and check her out in the pages of Lick Magazine. Helping you help your pet.

Production Director/ Contributor Beverly Houwing Beverly Houwing is an award winning photographer whose work appears in magazines and galleries. She is also a graphic designer.

Social Media Nikki McFarling

Nikki is the founder of the podcast “Livey and Opinioned”. She loves to write short stories and poetry but is also a master at social media helping many Hollywood VIPs, including LICK, keep their latest happenings current.!



Daniel DiCriscio

Laura Gianna Souza

Beverly Houwing

Daniel DiCriscio is a TV and Media Personality, Celebrity Hairstylist, Recording Artist, and Model. Daniel is most widely known for his historical makeover on Paula Jones, his work on Pamela Anderson, Stevie Nicks, Barbi Twins, Anna Nicole Smith, and his TV interview with Sacha Baron Cohen / Da Ali G Show. Daniel is active in various animal rights causes. Stay tuned for his upcoming Hollywood Tell-All book. @danieldicriscio

Laura is the owner and fashion impresario of G Girl Productions, West Palm Beach, Florida. She created the “Magnolia Masquerade Ball Event” in Charlotte, N.C. for this issue. You can check Laura out on her Facebook page or at a G Girl fashion event coming to a town near you. Ggirlproductions/

Beverly Houwing has had a passion for photography and a love for animals as long as she can remember. She feels photos have a lot of influence on our lives in general. Her photography has been exhibited at the G2 Gallery, Annenberg Space for Photography, Calumet Photo, various curated exhibits including Photo LA, as well as featured in Smithsonian and other magazines. See more of her work on her web site:

Neil Tandy

Erin L. Clark - M.Photog., AF, CPP

Devin Johnson

Erin has over 20 plus years experience as a portrait photographer for pets & their people. As a member of the Professional Photographers of America - she has received a Master of Photography degree and won numerous awards for her pet portraits, most recently receiving PPA Elite status as a 2017 Silver Medalist. She is thrilled to be working with Royal BB the Official photographer for gGirl Productions and shot the photographs for the “Magnolia Masquerade Ball” in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Devin is a graduate of NYU with a BA in Film & Television. He co-founded a video production company ( that specializes in real estate and has filmed over 300 apartments in NYC, as well as filmed web series pilots, client testimonials and photographs events. In his free time Devin likes to make short comedy videos. ( watch?v=2KHZwKhI9c4) (

Neil is an English born and raised photographer, who spent half of his life living in Johannesburg, South Africa and now resides on Long Island, New York. Neil has been published several times, in South Africa and USA, both in print and internet media, has done the photography for several corporate websites, has exhibited in both solo and joint shows and contributed his photography to many charity event campaigns.

Kelly Greene

Jack Herbert

Kelly Greene is the owner of “Styling Pets Photography” located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Kelly shown with her dog Jasper is not only a pet fashion photographer who shot the gorgeous G Girl Spring runway event showcased in this latest Lick Magazine edition but also a pet fashion contestant and winner. You can find her on stylingpetsphotography.

WPET Talk Radio/”All Paws Pet Talk” is the “on air” home of radio personality “Jack Herbert” and his amazing cast of radio impresarios from Vladae Roytapel “The Russian Dog Wizard” to “The Wild and Crazy Pet Show,” “The Live Chicken Show,” to “Lick Magazine Specials.” Listen to the Hottest Pet Experts! WPET is your best source for educational and inspirational and darn good fun pet news! Check them out at:

Kathi Welch

Amy Cox

Kathi Welch owns Atlanta GirlZ Club® an influential pet Fashion, Fun & Fundraising brand featuring her fashionable doggie models, Lucy and Holly. Kathi and her GirlZ are official brand ambassadors for Vital Essentials® where Kathi is also a contributing blogger. Kathi is an actor, voice over talent, event host and emcee. Lucy also has numerous television credits. Lucy and Holly are print, runway and couture fashion models. They have appeared on CNN, The Weather Channel, in YouTube videos and are featured in two books. Atlanta GirlZ Club® uses their celebrity and high profile as public figures to shine a light on animal welfare, animal

Amy Cox is a pet fashionista and president of Paws Cause, an organization that rescues animals in Texas and central Mexico. She is a Board member of the Sociedad Protectoro de Animales in San Miguel de Allende (Mexican version of the ASPCA). Amy and her husband, veterinarian Danny Cox are making the world a better place by operating The Shot Spot, providing mobile, low cost vaccinations and the Zeutering procedure, a pain free, non surgical way to neuter male dogs. They also provide veterinarian services through The Pet Vet at Petco.

rescues and fundraising efforts.


lick pick

Pussy and Pooch is Lick’s “Pick” for the ultimate pet store that isn’t a pet store but a complete lifestyle experience for your pet! This amazing destination is owned by Proprietress extraordinaire Janene Zakrajsek and her founding partner and husband Rob. Sister locations include a Pussy and Pooch in Downtown LA and Belmont Shore. Visit their Bathhouse, Boutique, Meat Market, Bakery & Kitchen or “The Paw Bar R Gourmet Pet Cafe.” Their Services Include: Dog Boarding, Social club, Training Lab, Pet grooming, Pet dental and Pet Parties!

Pussy & Pooch Beverly Hills Photos: Devin Johnson


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women in the pet industry


PETFRIENDLY.LOVE™ Lick is delighted to showcase two amazing ladies that are rocking the pet industry. Peggy R. Hoyt, J.D. — Peggy is a renowned Florida attorney and principal at The Law Offices of Hoyt and Bryan LLC. She grew up with the love of animals in her blood and the influence of her dads dedication to All animals through his role as president of the “Humane Society of the U.S.” “When we are nice to animals we are nicer to people.” Peggy created “My Pet Will” (, a service that Protects your Pet with a Pet trust, ID Tag and Profile.

Jodi M. Clock, CPLP — Jodi hails from “Clock Funeral Home & Timeless Pets”. She was one of the first human funeral providers to create a sister pet loss center that provides private cremations, burial & keepsake solutions for pet parents in their time of need. She is recognized that the grief of a pet is real, and has partnered with hospice, along with veterinarians to champion this. Jodi is also known as an icon in the “End of Life” planning arena. She is a published author and her book “Navigating the Edlercare Journey... without going broke!”, is in its second edition. In her book, she advocates that responsible end of life planning,

- Peggy Hoyt & Jodi Clock


also includes planning for your pets via a pet trust. She is a knowledgeable and consoling one stop resource for all things that enable us to keep our pets forever in our hearts and minds. How did Peggy (a gal in sunny Florida) and Jodi (a gal from snowy Michigan) meet?? They met through “Women In the Pet Industry Network” (Wipin) a marvelous pet industry networking association just for us gals! Wipin is headed by the brainy, beautiful and dynamic “Shawna Schuh” who is its proprietress. The rest is history! www. was born! The purpose of “PetFriendly.Love™ is to provide consumers, pet businesses, and organizations the

ability to receive online reviews, enabling complete transparency. This will provide pet lovers confidence when they dine, travel, play, shop, or donate to petfriendly venues. They have also created the first PetCoin™ cyptocurrency. To learn more about this, please download their whitepaper on the website. To learn about and support each other. Please check out Peggy and Jodi. along with their wonderful “ PetFriendly. Love™ website made just for you. Why? Because “We love people who love pets. That’s what it’s all about!!! Visit Pet Friendly at:


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lick pet person LESLIE JORDAN & DANIEL DICRISCIO “ Will and Grace is back on the air and all the characters we have loved, laughed with and missed have returned to our lives and TV’s! Will, Jack, Grace, Karen... and Beverly Leslie! “ Leslie Jordan (aka Beverly Leslie) is such a talented, funny, and memorable Emmy award winning actor and playwright who has such an immense and respectable resume. Leslie won an Emmy for his work on “Will and Grace”! It’s that face and diminutive stature ...that adorably intoxicating southern accent.... and his legendary dry sarcastic bantering with Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) and cast that has the viewers sitting on the edge of their seats, cracking up with laughter, just waiting to hear those funny one liner comebacks! You may have also seen Leslie on such TV shows as Celebrity Big Brother, American Horror Story, Sordid Lives and so many more.... plus books, talk show appearances, and his live shows you may begin to wonder where this tiny dynamo gets all his energy considering his career has spanned decades and there’s no sign of stopping anytime in the future . Fun Fact: Leslie and I both co-starred in a funny music video that was from one of his Celebrity Big Brother housemates. One thing about Leslie that is so admirable is his love for animals. I recently met Leslie and his beautiful dog, Beauregard, on a walk New Years Eve day and amid our chit chat I was so taken by his love for his dog that I asked him to be my next celebrity “Animal Chat”. Leslie obliged with his sweet southern charm and as you can see in the photo for this interview, so did Beauregard! In true Leslie Jordan fashion ...or was it Beverly Leslie, lol, ...when I was taking our selfie photo with Beau too, Leslie said in his trademark drawl regarding our pic, ”Oh My, it looks like a photo from Vogue Magazine!” Leslie’s the sweetest ever! You gotta love him...and it’s clear the public agrees and adores him!

Daniel DiCriscio: Leslie, have you always had pets and was your family into pets as well while you were growing up?

Leslie Jordan: You know, Daniel, growing up we always

had pets. Dogs and cats. I remember cats always having kittens back then. Once behind the washing machine and we didn’t even know she was pregnant. I remember my first dog was Scamper was hit by a car. It was devastating. But there were always turtles, goldfish, mice and even baby chickens at Easter. Having pets is a great way to teach kids responsibility. When I was four, I got a pony. After that, it was always horses! I even was an Exercise Rider for thoroughbred race horses in my early 20’s. DD: Would you consider yourself a Dog or a Cat person and why?

LJ: I am definitely a dog person. I love cats but I have always had dogs as an adult.

DD: How did you find your current gorgeous dog Beauregard and what kind of breed is he?

Animal Chat LJ: My current dog came to me from a homeless guy. I would

see him around Starbucks and walking the neighborhood. The dog is a wonderful Lab/Malamute mix. All the characteristics of a Lab but with a black, long silky coat. I gave the homeless guy my phone number in case he ever needed someone to foster the dog. He called one day and said he could no longer look after the dog. It was a heart wrenching decision. He had the dog since he was a pupply. So we met at The Post Office on Beverly. Beauregard was well taken care of but really old. He was twelve then. He is such a sweet, well-mannered old dog. The homeless guy is still in Beau’s life. He comes by weekly and takes Beau to the park. So Beau does not in anyway think he was abandoned. It was an amazing transition. DD: Do you consider Beauregard a family member, child, pet, or? Also, Does Beau go on set and travel with you?

LJ: Daniel, I think of Beauregard as family. It is extremely

difficult to leave him. But with my job, I travel quite a bit. I do acting jobs out of town and also I am on the gay standup comedy circuit. I have a dear friend who stays with Beau. There is no way I could take him with me. He weighs a hundred pounds and has trouble getting around. I sometimes think that Beau likes my friend who stays with him better than me as my friend loves to get down and wrestle with Beau. They roughhouse and roll all over the place. I’m more the “toss the ball and you go get it” kind of owner. DD: So tell us what’s going on in the iconic Leslie Jordan’s world, I see you are back on Will & Grace and funny as ever! You have also been on so many other shows like American Horror Story, Celebrity Big Brother, Sordid Lives, etc, so anything new in the future we should lookout for?

LJ: So I am currently working some on the reboot of “Will

and Grace.” I have also written “the book” for a musical called “GLORY! GLORY!” which is having a Staged Reading in Jackson, Mississippi next month. We hope to get the show to Broadway. But what a journey that has turned out to be. I also have a TV series that only airs in The UK. It is called “Living The Dream.” It airs on SKY TV. We have been picked up for a second season. We shoot in Spain! So it looks to be a good year for Leslie Jordan and his faithful companion, Beauregard. DD: Fabulous!...and Thank you Leslie!

Visit Leslie Jordan’s Website: Visit Daniel DiCriscio’s Website:

“Laura Gianna

Little Laura "G" & Mom

in the beginning

G Girls” Lick Magazine: Laura, Lick Magazine has dedicated an entire issue to you because you are a force to be reckoned with in the most positive and incredible way. Inquiring minds want to know, “Why Pets?” Laura Gianna: My first love was musical theater. Unfortunately, my vocal cords were damaged after an operation and I could no longer sing. Enter into my life the fabulous “Gianna” my fur baby. I channeled all of my creativity into entering small scale fur baby contests for rescues and hospice work. After several years of always winning they kindly asked me to stop entering the contests. Please come and support only. LM: How did you develop a special connection with animals and in the hearts of those that strut the pet fashion runway across the USA?! LG: I developed a bond with animals because they love you unconditionally and don’t ask for much in return. I have a special connection with animals and those that strut their stuff on the runway because G Girl is a family. LM: Who was your first pet? LG: My first fur baby was a black Poodle. LM: Was it the doggie in the stroller photo? LG: Yes.

cover story by Barbara Jayne

Even at the age of 3 I already knew my calling of strutting our stuff as mommy and fur baby throughout Elizabeth, NJ. LM: It seems that this visual of you as an adorable tot just a few years old with the doggie in the baby stroller foretells your future. Was getting into the pet business by plan or accident? LG: Accident. LM: Why “G” Girls? What’s in a name? LG: “G Girl” was chosen because it was named after my dog, “Gianna” and no one was doing these kinds of events in country clubs. It is a neutral name and no one would ever suspect it was a fur baby event until after I landed an upscale venue. LM: Tell us about “Gianna?” LG: “Gianna” is the wind beneath my wings. She is my inspiration and my heart fur baby. She is the best of our G Girl Family. Included in the G Girl family are not only my own fur babies but the fur babies of my entourage. My fur babies include “Little Gabriella,” the “Little G Girl” who “Gianna” is grooming to one day take over the title position of “G Girl.” We also have “Leonardo” the singing Pawvarotti, “Gisella,” the class clown who really does not like to venture out. All of my babies are rescues.

LM: Tell us about this wonderful vintage photo.

LM: When did you start?

LG: His name was Alex and he was named after “Alexander Hamilton.”

LG: I started in the fur baby world 12 years ago and G Girl came to be 7 years ago just for fun and the LLC was created almost 4 years ago.


LM: What is your mission? LG: G Girl’s mission is to go from state to state and eventually Canada and beyond to bring awareness to the needs of rescues worldwide. We only have one life and I want to make a difference by being the voice of the voiceless. LM: Who attends your events? LG: Demographics are 7 years of age to 70 years of age and above. The only requirement is to love fur babies.

“We sit down to a threecourse meal for the parents and fur babies who are served ‘Pawperignon.’” LM: Tell us about the typical G Girl event LG: The typical event is two days of fun, fashion and fundraising. Our evenings begin with prejudging of the fur babies and their attire. When all are served we move into the banquet room for the runway presentation. While the judges are making their final decision we sit down to a three-course meal for the parents and fur babies who are served “Pawperignon,” (lol - not real alcohol), grilled chicken and steamed veggies and our signature three-tier fur baby cake.

LG: There is no one in the country that does what I do. The ladies call it the G Girl Formula. They call me the Walt Disney of the fur baby community. LM: Tell us about the charitable side of the equation and who benefits. LG: That varies from state to state, as we pick a new charity in each state where the event will be held. LM: How can readers attend a future event? LG: By following us on Lick Magazine and G Girl Productions, Facebook, Twitter, etc. LM: Can you tell us when and where your next G Girl event destination will be? LG: Our April event was at the Founders Inn, in Virginia Beach, VA hosted by the Royal BB Girls. LM: What does BB stand for? LG: “Lady Blu Blu Hopper” and her “Royal Highness Bree,” the dogs of the Virginia Beach Event Hostess Regina Stafford. Our August event is at the New Yorker Hotel in Midtown Manhattan and will be our biggest event ever. The 5th annual International Cotillion 2018 is a two-day event being held both nights in the The New Yorker Grand Ballroom. We are wowed and appreciative that the “New York Times” has committed to live streaming our event to Its’ 3 million digital readers.

Throughout the evening there is a live auction, 50/50 raffle and raffle tables sometimes vendors. One hundred percent of the live auction and raffle table goes to the rescue/charity. There is also an on-line auction and on-line photo contest. The winners are announced the evening of the event.

LM: That’s fantastic! I also heard that Beverly Hills, California “Land of Stars” is in the cards!!

LM: Tell us about the ladies who attend. What are they like? What do they bring to the party?

LM: Is there anything we can add that we’ve left out of our chat?

LG: The ladies that attend these events are fantabulous! They bring their love and support of my mission and vision for helping rescues and charities. They travel with us all over the country. Without the ladies, designers and sponsors I could not do what I do. I especially love Lick Magazine.


LM: Thank you! Why do you think G Girl is such a Hit!?

LG: Yes, you heard correctly. After NY, LA “Here we come.”

A very big “Thank you” to Lick Magazine & Barbara Jayne for all their support. 

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Laura - Queen Bee

“G Girl Pet Reality”

Gus -The Manager


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“G Girl Pet Reality”

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The Royal BB Girls presents...

Enlightenment Congratulations First Place Winners:" “" Miss Faith"” Her Royal Highness" Title & Braydan Hooper"" “Zetta” The Countess Title & Brooklyn Hooper

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First Place Winners: " “Dino"� Homecoming King Title & Mindy Gottesman

Homecoming First Place Winners: “" Queen Babygirl”" Homecoming Queen Title & Janice Craig

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Pet Runway First Place Winners: “Oliver” His Royal Majesty Title & Celeste Marie

G Girl Productions - “Charlotte Event”

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First Place Winners: “Chloe Bella” Her Royal Majesty Title & Marilyn Anders photography by: Erin L. Clark




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“Special Thanks” Holly Welch

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“Congratulations” LucyWelch

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Marilyn Anders & Chloe Bella “Her Royal Majesty”

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Pet Fashion

Dog models & mascots, Gia (front) & Gabriella

G Girl Productions - “Cotillion Event”


Photos: Kelly Greene

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The Rothenberg brothers Ian & Howard, with James Greene (center) and dog models & mascots.

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Congratulations ‘Ms. Cotillion’ Winners Kathleen and Autumn 69

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Winners: “Sophie” Princess Title & Kelly Greene


Fashion Show

Winners: “Jasper” Duke Title & Kelly Greene Sophie and her brother, Jasper - fashions designed by Darcey Klein with DRC Canine Couture at Photos by Kelly Greene


The 6th Annual “NYC Re-tails & Sales Expo” kicked off their funtabulous B2B Boutique pet event at the artsy “Home Studios” in downtown Manhattan with great brands like: “Snug Pups,” “Pawie’s,” “K 9 Kit,” “Dr. B’s Longevity,” “Exam Room Treats,” “Headlight Harness,” “GoGo Stik,” “Pet Plate,” “Spot,” “Paw Dog” and many many more boutique brands in attendance.

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All the fun and festivities were hosted by the incomparable Nancy Hassel, Founder and President of “American Pet Professionals” and Dana Humphrey, Owner and Pet Impresario at “PR powerhouse Whitegate PR”. Pet Age Magazine Executive Publisher Allen Basis, was the presenting media sponsor.

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One of the few remaining wild white lions in the Little Karoo area of South Africa. These lions are not albinos, but a genetic rarity which produces their light fur and unique eye color. The gene is carried by tawny lions and white cubs occur in the litters that pass along the gene. The White Lion Trust has been instrumental in campaigning to have all lions better protected throughout South Africa and have been reintroducing both white and tawny lions back into their natural habitats in some limited locations to study them.

photo: Beverly Houwing


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