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    Google showing wrong page result due to an error with a canonical url


    Hi everyone.

    I have an e-commerce that sells products for dogs and one month ago we launched products for cats. Due to an error in a canonical url (that was fixed almost 5 days after launching the cats page) Google started showing the cats page as our main results for queries such as food for dogs (the exact query is in spanish since we are in south america). After some weeks Google is still showing the wrong result and this is affecting our CTR and our traffic. any idea of how I can solve this situation?

    Please see the image below, the correct results should say "comida para perros" instead of "comida para gatos"



    thanks
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    Google needs to re-crawl the page to pick up the change, this sometimes is not quick if its a new site. It can be anything from a few days to a few months I am afraid.
    To speed it up you can submit the page in search console to try and force google to re-visit page quicker.
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    Chedders thanks for your help/

    In google webmaster tools I asked google last week to fetch and index both urls and the homepage but this didn't change anything. This was made in the "Fetch as Google tab". Should this be done in a different place? Should I submit the sitemap again? thanks

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    Your in the right place. Now its a waiting game I am afraid.
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    ok, thanks for your help

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