Dr. Keri Shaver meet the team

Keri Shaver, DVM

Sr. Professional Services Veterinarian, Carolinas Region (NC)

Dr. Keri Shaver is a veterinarian with extensive experience in the field. She graduated from North Carolina State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Her passion for animals and dedication to serving her community led her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.

After completing her education, Dr. Shaver worked as an Associate Veterinarian at a clinic in North Carolina for over 10 years. During this time, she gained valuable experience in practice management, staff management, and training. She also developed expertise in profitability and team building.

In 2020, Dr. Shaver joined Merck Animal Health, a global animal health company. At Merck, she continues to utilize her skills and knowledge to contribute to the veterinary field and animal health.

One of Dr. Shaver’s favorite aspects of being a veterinarian is educating pet parents on preventive measures that can help protect their pets from diseases. By raising awareness about the importance of preventative medicine, she aims to improve public health and enhance the well-being of animals.

Dr. Shaver is committed to professional development and actively participates in veterinary organizations. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA), and the American Association of Industry Veterinarians. These organizations provide networking opportunities, access to the latest research, and professional support for veterinarians.

“I love being able to partner with our colleagues to help them achieve their visions within their practices.”

In addition to her professional roles, Dr. Shaver is involved in her local community. She has presented at speaking engagements hosted by non-profit organizations, where she shares her expertise in preventative medicine and public health. By engaging with the community, she aims to increase awareness and improve pet care practices.

Outside of her veterinary career, Dr. Shaver enjoys spending time with her family. She is married and has a son and daughter. The Shaver family shares their home with three Australian shepherds and a Beagle, showcasing their love for dogs. They also own four American quarter horses, reflecting Dr. Shaver’s passion for equestrian activities.

Dr. Shaver’s personal interests include horseback riding, outdoor activities, CrossFit, hiking, and participating in various sports. These hobbies allow her to maintain an active and balanced lifestyle while enjoying quality time with her loved ones.


  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, North Carolina State University
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Dermatology
  • Practice Management
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Public Health