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Keri Clark

Keri Clark
As a longtime copywriter and content writer, Keri has penned everything from coffee packaging and bank brochures to hotel websites and non-profit newsletters. She loves writing about animals, most of all, and is delighted to be a part of the Preventive Vet blog team. When not at her computer, Keri is either knitting a sweater, reading a mystery novel, taking a road trip, or curled up on the sofa with her husband and their blue-eyed chocolate lab mix.

Recent Posts

Puppy Versus Paper Shredder: The Tale of Henri's Tail


Henri was just 10 months old when he encountered a powerful enemy that changed him and his owners forever.

The day of the accident, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was visiting a Tipp City, Ohio-based business where his mom and dad worked. With his charming personality, adorable puppy face, and handsome black-and-tan coat, Henri was the star of the show.

After making the rounds, he stretched out on a chair with his plumed tail draped over the edge of the seat — right in the path of the office’s paper shredder. Unfortunately, the machine was plugged in and set to “standby” mode.

Sensing a nearby object, the sharp teeth started turning and grabbed onto Henri’s fur. In seconds, his tail disappeared into the fierce mouth of the paper shredder.  

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Topics: Dog Safety, Cat Safety, Pet emergency, office safety, 101 Tips

Photo Credit: Preventive Vet

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