John was married for 56 years to his High School sweetheart, Carol Hough Merrick, who preceded him in death in 2006. John Merrick showed his penchant for caring in many ways. http://justinlongportal.pdxrwa.org/2016/09/20/a-helping-hand-with-picking-out-primary-factors-in-osce-for-medical-studentHe was a Charter Member and past President of the Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha and a Charter member and past Vice President of the Kenosha Humane Society. He was the Past President of Meridian House (Kenosha), the Social Service Advisory Board (Kenosha) and the Kenosha Symphony Association. An avid art collector, painter and sculptor, he and Carol were active members of the Kenosha Art Association. In 2012 he published The Veterinarians Son, My Seventy Five Years in Veterinary Medicine, a compilation of stories involving the unique animals, people and events he experienced throughout his life and career. http://richjulianedwards.redcarolinaparaguay.org/2016/08/08/some-helpful-answers-for-practical-systems-of-curriculum-vitaeAfter earning his B.S. degree in 1952 and his DVM in 1954 from the University of Illinois John worked for his father in Brookfield, IL before opening his own small animal practice in Kenosha WI in 1956. It was here at the Merrick Animal Hospital, that Dr. Merrick earned his reputation as a deeply caring, skilled and thoughtful doctor who went to great lengths to provide quality medical care with tender loving care this extended to both his patients and their owners! Innovative in his approach to medicine, he was unafraid to be open to new ideas and medical therapies. John eventually specialized in animal dermatology, and opened several practices on his own and in collaboration with other professionals.
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