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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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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Memorial Day Weekend Hours

Posted on May 6, 2015

We will be closed on Monday, May 25th 2015 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.  We will reopen at 10am on Tuesday, May 26th.

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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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Kennel Cough Update

Posted on April 2, 2015

There have been many people concerned about the recent upper respiratory outbreak in the Chicagoland area.  For our patients, we recommend phoning us if you see any of these signs -

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Help Support AHVMF Work!

Posted on March 13, 2015

From March 15-April 15, supporters will have a voice in the direction of the AHVMF’s work for the next year.  This year's campaign is divided into four weeks.  How people respond to weekly surveys and what they donate to support will direct our decisions and possibilities.

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Lucky Health Tips for Your Dog on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on March 12, 2015

St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching. Shamrocks, rainbows, beer, leprechauns, green rivers, and everything lucky – this holiday has it all.  However for pets, St. Patrick's Day can accidentally become unlucky and even dangerous for a number of reasons. Here are some guidelines for keeping your pet safe.

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Probiotics Can Help Pet Health, Too

Posted on March 9, 2015

Probiotics are extremely important in our practice and key to keeping our patients wildly healthy!  Today we are sharing Dr. Royal recommendations from her book "The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy about probiotics -

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ABC News I-Team Investigates Vaccine Safety

Posted on February 25, 2015

Are vaccines affecting your pet's health? Are all vaccines recommended for your pet really necessary to help them be wildly healthy? Watch ABC News' I-team story and join the discussion!

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Love Your Pet on Valentine’s Day!!

Posted on February 12, 2015

Each year on Valentine’s Day, the poison control center reports a significant rise in cases of poisoned pets around February 14.  Here are a few guidelines to ensure a safe Valentine’s Day for your furry loved one!

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