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DOGTV Crowns Arizona Woman as Dog Mom of the Year

The winner works 24/7 rescuing dogs.




Marika Meeks and Stella

(PRESS RELEASE) DOGTV, the first television channel designed to relax and entertain canine viewers, has selected its first annual Dog Mom of the Year Recipient. With the help of a panel of five judges, DOGTV selected Marika Meeks of Scottsdale, AZ as their Dog Mom of the Year.

Meeks, the founder of IncrediBull Stella, is Dog Mom not only to her 3-year-old pit bull Stella, but foster mom to at-risk dogs in her community. As a breast cancer survivor, Meeks says she uses her second chance at life to help as many dogs as possible. Meeks literally works 24/7 rescuing dogs and is committed to spay and neuter initiatives in the Phoenix Metro Area and beyond. Meeks’s slogan is “One Dog At A Time”!

“DOGTV is proud to recognize the bond women share with their fur kids. We are excited to present the Dog Mom of the Year Award to Marika Meeks for all she does to better the lives of dogs in her community,” said Gilad Neumann, CEO of DOGTV.

After pairing the entries down to the top 20 finalists, DOGTV enlisted the help of industry professionals to help select the grand prize winner. Industry judges included, Carol Bryant, president of the Dog Writers Association and founder of Fidose of Reality, Connie Wilson, CEO and founder of MODERN DOG magazine, Julie Holmes, VP sales Pet Care Division at Unique Manufacturing & Marketing, Paula Munier, author and literary agent and Larry Kay, author and executive producer of Positively Woof.

As Dog Mom of the Year, Meeks will receive a year of free DOGTV, a year supply of dog food from I and Love and You, a $150 gift card from Pet Krewe Pet Costumes, 30 servings of TEEF! dog dental cleaner, a matching collar, harness, and leash set from Fresh Pawz, All Natural Pet Odor and Stain Remover products from Unique Marketing and Manufacturing, and a copy of the book, IN THE DOGHOUSE signed by author Teri Case.

National Dog Moms Day, founded by Dig — The Dog Person’s Dating App was Saturday, May 11. In honor of the holiday, try DOGTV for 30 days free using the code DOGTVDOGMOM through the end of May 2019. Just visit to set up your account today.


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