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Vetco Clinics

Vetco Clinics and Merial Overview

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Merial was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Sep 1, 2010 and since then this brand received 221 reviews. It is 58 reviews more than Vetco Clinics received since Nov 10, 2015.

Vetco Clinics and Merial Consumer Ratings

35 out of 496 in Pet Medicine and Veterinary Clinics category
53 out of 496 in Pet Medicine and Veterinary Clinics category
35 in category
36 in category
Customer service
36 in category
37 in category
Product or Service Quality
31 in category
38 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Vetco Clinics ranks 18 points higher in the Pet Medicine and Veterinary Clinics category than Merial. People gave Vetco Clinics 1.8 stars for Staff criterion in Pet Medicine and Veterinary Clinics category and it is 66 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Merial was rated 1.8 stars for Staff criterion in this category and it is 65 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that Merial has a higher rating than Merial. Regarding Product or Service Quality criterion, consumers gave Vetco Clinics 1.7 stars and it is 69% greater than other in category. Merial however was rated 1.2 stars and it is 62% greater than other in category.

Vetco Clinics and Merial Rating Details

1.8 (109 reviews)
1.8 (15 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Kind staff and caring with animals..


STOP USING HUGE STYROFOAM COOLERS FOR ONE SMALL VIAL OF PRODUCT! It is not only a waste of space, but does not keep the product cold for very long during shipping. We constantly receive one vial of Prozinc in a box that could hold a ten gallon fish tank. Shawn packaged our last one on July 9, 2019....

Jennifer C
Customer service
1.5 (108 reviews)
1.5 (35 reviews)
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...Customer service on the phone said they’re sorry, but they were not helpful. How very disappointing and disrespectful to all the customers who stood that day in line and to the employees who did show up to work on time!..


...I called the customer care line and they were rude and uncaring. I will never purchase another Merial product and advise other animal lovers to avoid these products as well. Merial employees stated they could not tell me how long adverse reactions last...

Product or Service Quality
1.7 (108 reviews)
1.2 (51 reviews)
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I showed up for an advertised clinic which I confirmed with their customer service as 8am. I rearranged my work schedule and arrived at 7:45am. When it was obvious no one was there, I checked with Petco who informed me the clinic was at 9am...


I applied Frontline by the instructions and our dog was actually on the heavy side for the dose. It burned her skin terribly. $250 later she was shaved and cleaned and on two medications for 10 days.

Linda B

Vetco Clinics and Merial Pros and Cons

  • Low prices
  • Staff of the actual peto
  • Leaving
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Too long of a wait
  • Negligence
  • Had to wait a long time
  • Bad product frontline plus for dogs and cats
  • Verry poor customer service
  • Bad product

Vetco Clinics and Merial Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

Get my yearly vaccines with Vetco and have no problems with their service. My local vet would charge nearly $150...


I take in rescue animals. And always use frontline. I have 7 cats. 3 dogs. It wasnt cheap. I cleaned and vacuum. This t...

Vetco Clinics and Merial Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

This was an absolute nightmare. The first Saturday I waited for over an hour. The traveling clinic never came that...



I've been using frontline plus for 7 years on all my animals, 2 dogs and 2...

Vetco Clinics and Merial Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Very poor service...the tech was unable to hold our 7.8 pound puppy still for the Vet took three tries to give Rabies...

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I used to like Frontline for my dogs and it worked great, but the last 2 times I used it, it was like pouring water on...

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Vetco Clinics and Merial Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Vetco Clinics Pet Vaccination (48 reviews)
  • Vetco Clinics Rabies Pet Vaccination (29 reviews)
  • Vetco Clinics Customer Care (28 reviews)
  • Merial Flea Control (81 reviews)
  • Merial Frontline Plus Flea Control (47 reviews)
  • Merial Heartgard Plus Dewormer (7 reviews)