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Owned and operated by Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center provides traditional veterinary services along with integrative medical care and rehabilitation, including underwater treadmill therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, herbal and nutritional consultation and chronic care.

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Voluntary Recall Issued for Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for Dogs

Posted on July 25, 2015

On July 24th, Nature's Variety announced a voluntary recall of their Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a "Best By" date of 04/27/16 because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Voluntary Recall of Vital Essentials Products

Posted on July 8, 2015

Carnivore Meat Company, producers of Vital Essentials raw food, has issued a voluntary recall of two Frozen Beef Tripe products due to the detection of Listeria in product tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  More information is available below and on Vital Essential's Official Website.

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Stella & Chewy’s Issues Voluntary Recall of Food & Treats

Posted on July 5, 2015

Full information, including a list of products affected by these recalls can be found on the Stella & Chewy's Company Website.  

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Pets & Fireworks: How to Stay Safe This Weekend!

Posted on July 3, 2015

The Fourth of July is a fun time for kids and adults but it can be scary for your pets.  How do you keep your little guys from getting scared by the fireworks this weekend?  Dr. Barbara Royal from the Royal Treatment Vet Center has the answers!

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Holiday Hours & Help Your Pet Deal With July 4th (& Storm) Stress

Posted on June 24, 2015

The Royal Treatment will be open with reduced hours on Friday, July 3rd from 9am until 1pm.  We will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, and will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 9am.  Dr. Royal also offers expert advice to help your pet deal with the stress of thunderstorms and fireworks.

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Hidden Health Risks for Your Pets in Having a Green Lawn

Posted on June 2, 2015

Do you know for certain that you and your pets are safe from harm when you fertilize and treat your lawn?

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Special Hours Tomorrow – 6/2/15

Posted on June 1, 2015

We will open on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 12pm instead of our normal time of 10am.  If you are having an emergency with your pet, please contact your nearest emergency center.

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Hot Days, Cool Pets!

Posted on May 19, 2015

Summer weather is finally returning to Chicago and that means increasing temperatures!  Today we bring back a feature article Dr. Royal wrote during a hot August week a few years ago for the Huffington Post.  Keep this always valuable information handy (on your fridge or in your car's glove box for example) and if you suspect your pet may have be having a heat related problem, seek emergency medical care.

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Bone Broth Recipe

Posted on April 24, 2015

We are still seeing cases of influenza in Chicago. Here is a simple recipe for bone broth to help soothe congestion and cough.

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Happy Earth Day!

Posted on April 22, 2015

Pet owners know how to contribute to the health of the earth --If you want to participate today in saving the world/making the world a greener place you can take these easy actions...

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