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Our Collaborative Approach to Your Pet's Health
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical technique used for over 3,000 years in China, Japan and Korea. Needles are placed in designated points to effect various changes in the body to decrease pain, help heal injuries or disease conditions, stimulate or regulate immune responses, and/or decrease anxiety or behavioral issues.
Chiropractors use spinal “adjustments” to reduce subluxation and help restore vital nervous system communication. The chiropractic method of pain inhibition is a combination of mechanical, soft tissue, neurological and physiological aspects.
Animals benefit from massage very much like people do. Our massage therapists work with different techniques to do both gentle and deep tissue massage. The massages can be invaluable to the healing process. Massage increases circulation to problem areas, stretches muscles that are poorly or improperly used due to injury or disease, and sometimes just helps a spasming muscle to finally relax.
In humans, physical therapy is widely used to help people recover from trauma, surgeries, illnesses, arthritis, obesity and other problems. We use similar techniques to help animals recover from many of the same conditions. There are a number of therapies that can be used. The underwater treadmill is one method. We also can use or recommend therapeutic exercises, agility techniques, theraband limb work, exercise balls, proprioception equipment, or therapeutic clothing. We work with the animal and the owner to design a program that will work best for them.
Mission & History
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center (RTVC), under the supervision of Dr. Barbara Royal, is a veterinary facility for veterinary rehabilitation, acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, herbal and nutritional consultation, holistic medicine, and chronic care. Dr. Royal has been a veterinarian for over 20 years, graduating with high honors from the University of Illinois in 1995. She has completed certification coursework in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and has been trained in Veterinary Rehabilitation. She has practiced acupuncture and alternative medicine for over 13 years. She has also been a specialist at the Veterinary Specialty Center, general medicine practitioner at Family Pet Animal Hospital, emergency veterinarian, and an exotic/zoo consultant.
We are both a traditional as well as complementary veterinary practice. We believe that animals can benefit from a comprehensive and integrative approach to their medical care. Working with veterinarians and other specialists, we strive to improve and extend the quality of life for your pet. We have state-of-the-art underwater treadmills with incline and resistance jet features for therapeutic uses and conditioning.
At the Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, animals are individually assessed for any health, nutrition, mobility or behavioral issues. We may recommend any combination of alternative therapies and/or possible return to Western medical veterinarians for further treatment. When an animal comes under our care, our comprehensive approach can decrease pain, increase mobility, invigorate health, and improve energy. Owners can regularly consult with us about the care of any age pet with any condition.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA
Dr. Tricia Stimac, DVM, CVA, CVSMT
Dr. Kayla Golan, DVM, CVA, CVSMT
Dr. Bethany Meno, DVM, CVA
Dr. Annie Ubatuba, DVM, CVA, CVSMT, CCRP
What our clients (and patients) say
EVENTS - RECALLS - USEFUL ARTICLES
July 4th is just a few days away! Are you prepared?
July 4th is just a few days away! Are you prepared?Here are some tips for a safe and fun weekend with your pet! 1. Discuss calming aids with your veterinarian: this may include herbals, medication, thunder shirts or an assisi loop. 2. Make sure your pet is kept in a safe and secure area if
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Special Hours 12/24/20-12/25/20
Our practices will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th, in observance of Christmas. We will return to our Chicago office on Monday, December 28th and our Wilmette office on Tuesday, December 29th. Thank you, be safe and have a warm holiday! Chicago Location – December 28th – Reopen at 9 am.
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Many clients are concerned about their pet’s exposure to glyphosates in their food. For more information about what glyphosates are click here. If you are interested in testing your pet’s urine for glyphosate levels click here. For a consult appointment to discuss how to avoid glyphosate, and other chemicals and toxins in your pet’s food
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Dr. Royal Radio Interview, March 12th, 2018
Check out Dr. Royal’s latest interview with Maria Menounos on her Sirius XM radio show “Conversations with Maria Menounos”. Dr. Royal’s interview will be this Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 1pm EST, 10am PST on Sirius XM Stars Channel 109.
Welcome to Royal Animal Health University
Welcome to RAHU – Royal Animal Health University The Royal Animal Health University (RAHU) is dedicated to teaching and advocating a hands-on, holistic, innovative, and common-sense approach to all aspects of animal care. Our effective, science-based, integrative veterinary summits and webinars are designed to help caregivers — from pet parents to industry professionals to veterinarians
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Dr. Barbara Royal Joins CIVT to Present “Integrative Nutrition in Practice”
A champion of integrative veterinary medicine for many years, Dr. Royal will present a practical and informative 3-part series commencing on March 6th through the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies.
Dr. Royal and Patients featured on CBS Channel 2 News Tonight!
Watch CBS Channel 2 news this evening beginning a 10 pm for a segment on geriatric pet health featuring Dr. Royal and several RTVC patients!
Voluntary Recall – Evanger’s Hunk of Beef Canned Food
On February 3rd, 2017, Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Co. issued a voluntary recall for 5 lots of Hunk of Beef in Au Jus due to the detection of a contaminant Pentobarbital. Full information regarding the recall can be found on the FDA.gov’s recall page and on Evanger’s company website. The full company announcement as posted to the
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Office Closed January 31st and February 1st 2017
Due to heavy maintenance being performed at our location this week, our office will be closed on Tuesday, January 31st and Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. We will return to the office at 10 am on Thursday, February 2nd. Any phone and email messages left during our closure will be received and processed on Thursday. Thank
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Hot Days, Cool Pets!
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.
Seven Simple Words – an Article by Deb Zorn Published in “The Courier”
The CourierTM is the official publication of the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America, Inc. (PWDCA). Its goal is to provide information to members to perpetuate the original mission of the PWDCA. The magazine portrays Portuguese Water Dogs at work and at play, with articles and photos contributed by members and other experts in the breed.
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Research Shows Food Doesn’t Affect Pet Health: Forget Food, Use Drugs!
In a surprising but delightful turn of scientific events, a team of researchers from the esteemed California A&M Polterstudy University and the well-respected Boston P&M Pixigram Institute have conclusively determined that food has absolutely no affect on pet health. Their research has shown that we should forget nutrition in favor of more scientific medical management
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Love Your Pet on Valentine’s Day!!
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!
Voluntary Recall of Vital Essentials Frozen Chicken Patties
Carnivore Meat Company has voluntarily recalled a single lot of Vital Essentials Frozen Chicken Patties that tested positive for Salmonella during routine FDA testing. No other products have been affected by this recall. Full information about the recall can be found on Vital Essentials’ website. The single lot involved in this voluntary recall is:
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Dr. Royal featured in upcoming book “The Chicago Pet Project”
Get a sneak peek of the upcoming coffee table book “The Chicago Pet Project”! Pre-order your copy today. Proceeds of this book support Millie’s Mission, The PuppyMill Project’s rescue fund. Millie’s Mission helps other organizations involved in the direct rescue of puppy mill dogs pay for their extensive veterinary expenses. Photography by Karen Morgan.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year from Dr. Royal, Dr. VonderHaar, Dr. Stimac, and the entire Staff of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center!
101 Reasons to Get Out of Bed for the New Year
As 2015 winds down and we begin looking forward to what we want to accomplish in 2016, now is the perfect time to curl up with a good book like Dr. Royal’s “101 Reasons to Get Out of Bed” for inspiration. Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group which includes Virgin Unite (the entrepreneurial foundation
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Dr. Stimac Maternity Leave
We are excited to announce that Dr. Stimac will be leaving the practice to go on maternity leave beginning January 1st, 2016.
Stella & Chewy’s Recall – Listeria Risk
Beginning December 10th, Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling four of it’s products sold in the USA and Canada due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was prompted by a positive test for Listeria during routine quality testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
101 Reasons To Get Out of Bed – Now Available!
Dr. Barbara Royal’s new book “101 Reasons To Get Out of Bed” is now available in the US in paperback and EBook. Come celebrate the release of this highly anticipated new book Thursday, December 10th at PAWS Chicago Adoption Center, 1997 N. Clybourn Ave, 5pm – 8pm.
The Most Wonderful Microbe of the Year
There is no doubt that we take bacteria here seriously at the Royal Treatment and to kick off the holiday season we were reminded today that bacteria play a role in just about everything that happens around us.
2015 Holiday Hours
If you have an emergency with your pet during holiday hours, please contact your nearest emergency center. Please visit our Emergency Care page for a list of nearby emergency centers and contact information. Have a safe and wonderful holiday season!
Happy Halloween 2015!
Happy Halloween from Dr. Barbara “Rotten” Royal & The Staff and a big thank you to everyone that submitted a photo for our virtual Halloween Pet Parade! We hope everyone has a very fun and safe holiday. Here are just a few helpful tips to make sure you and your pet have the best Halloween possible –
Bone Broth Recipe
We are still seeing cases of influenza in Chicago. Here is a simple recipe for bone broth to help soothe congestion and cough.
Bacteria! Ugh! or Yum? From Deadly to Delicious, How to Naturally Manage Bacteria for Optimal Pet Health
Join Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA on Saturday October 24th online at the National Canine Healthy Symposium – The largest online holistic canine care conference on the planet!
October Hours with Dr. Fife
Beginning Thursday, October 15th, Dr. Royal will be out of town for a veterinary continuing education conference. Her good friend and colleague Dr. Susan Fife will be available to see appointments Thursday 10/15 through Saturday 10/17.
PAWS Chicago Pet Lovers Speaker Series
Join Dr. Barbara Royal tonight to discuss Anti-aging & Life Extension for You and Your Pet at the PAWS Chicago Training Center, from 6 – 8 p.m.
Healthy Happy Dog Summit
The Healthy Happy Dog Summit will train YOU to provide the happiest, healthiest life possible for your pup! With 30 world experts sharing their knowledge, they’ll teach you the best ways give your dogs the wonderful lives they deserve!
Voluntary Recall Issued for Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for Dogs
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.
Voluntary Recall of Vital Essentials Products
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.
Stella & Chewy’s Issues Voluntary Recall of Food & Treats
Full information, including a list of products affected by these recalls can be found on the Stella & Chewy’s Company Website.
Pets & Fireworks: How to Stay Safe This Weekend!
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!
Holiday Hours & Help Your Pet Deal With July 4th (& Storm) Stress
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.
Hidden Health Risks for Your Pets in Having a Green Lawn
Do you know for certain that you and your pets are safe from harm when you fertilize and treat your lawn?
Special Hours Tomorrow – 6/2/15
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.
Happy Earth Day!
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…
Kennel Cough Update
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 –
Help Support AHVMF Work!
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.
Lucky Health Tips for Your Dog on St. Patrick’s Day
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.
Probiotics Can Help Pet Health, Too
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 –
ABC News I-Team Investigates Vaccine Safety
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!
Important Parking Update 2/10/15
Because of city work on our water main for the next several weeks, we will help you when you arrive and make it possible for you to find parking for your appointment. Call when you are nearby, and we will meet you for a curbside drop off. Give us a call, 773-267-9966 if you need assistance.
Important News for our Visitors!
NEWS About parking — Because of city work on our water main for the next several weeks, we will help you when you arrive and make it possible for you to find parking for your appointment.
Keep Your Pets Safe & Warm
During the winter season as the weather worsens remember to know the limits of your pet –
Tips to Keep Pets Happy for the Holidays
Many people travel with pets, and many people have to travel without their pets. How can pet owners make sure their pets have a happy holiday too?
Keeping Your Pet Healthy With the Food They Eat
FOX 32 News Chicago One day your furry friend is cute and cuddly, and the next they are packing on the pounds. Dr. Royal explains how you can get your pets in shape and save money while doing it!
The Importance of Pet Dental Hygiene
FOX 32 News Chicago We know dental hygiene is important, but we can’t forget about our pets either. This week Dr. Barbara Royal explains how important dental hygiene is for our pets, and easy ways to help manage your pet’s dental health.
Special Hours 7/30/14 & 8/6/2014
The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center will be closing at 3pm on Wednesday July 30th for a staff event, and we will reopen on Thursday, July 31st at 10am. We will also open later on Wednesday, August 6th at 11am and will remain open until our regular time of 5pm.
Self Drying Dog
If you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself…
Royal Treatment Method Certification Program Course Now Available!
We are very excited to announce that the first course in the Royal Treatment Method Certification Program is now available! For more information about available courses and registration, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Keeping Puppies Healthy
This week on Good Day Chicago, Dr. Royal discusses what you can do with your puppy to keep them healthy and train them properly early on. A must see for any current or future pet owner!
Journal Shows Importance of Complementary & Alternative Care
An article in The European Journal of Health Economics, Volume 13, Issue 6, December 2012 showed that patients whose General Practitioner knew additional complementary and alternative medicine modalities like acupuncture and homeopathy spent less on healthcare and lived longer!
How Does Good & Bad Bacteria Affect Your Pet?
Dr. Barbara Royal joined Fox News Good Day Chicago team to talk about the way good and bad bacteria affect your pet’s health and how to use natural and herbal remedies for illness.
Bravo Food Recall – What You Need to Know
“Bravo is recalling select lots and product(s) of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.”~ Bravo Recall Notice
Dealing With Pet Emergencies
Most of us have some kind of first aid kit at home or work for ourselves. Today Dr. Royal talks about what items to keep in a first aid kit for your pets.
Keynote Speaker Dr. Royal at Blackbird’s 2nd Annual Holistic Pet Festival! – Updated
On Saturday, May 17th, 2014 Dr. Barbara Royal will deliver the keynote speech at Blackbird’s 2nd Annual Holistic Pet Festival located at Canal Port Park in Morris, IL.
What to Think About Ahead of Your Pet’s Exam
It’s annual exam season! Dr. Royal talks about what to think about before your pet’s next exam on Good Day Chicago.
Protecting Your Pet Against Allergies
Allergy season is in full swing but it’s not just us suffering – our furry friends are too! Dr. Barbara Royal discusses a few ways to make our pets a little more comfortable this spring and summer.
Micro-chipping Your Pet
This week on Fox News Chicago’s “Our Pets” segment, Dr. Royal discusses the benefits and risks of micro-chipping your pet.
Dr. Royal Offers Tips on Keeping Your Pet Fit
Now that spring is here it is time to help your pet shed that extra weight gained during the cold winter months with help from Dr. Barbara Royal.
Pet Myths Debunked!
On this week’s “Our Pets” segment, Dr. Barbara Royal tackles the five most common pet myths including, pet vaccinations, raw diets, and cancer treatments.
Need to Update Your Contact Information?
Moving? New cell-phone number? Forgot to mention it at your last appointment? No problem! We are happy to introduce our contact information update form on our website. Changes submitted here will be made in your records so that we can better serve you.
Exciting AHVMA Foundation’s 2:1 Match — Fund-Raising Drive, March 23rd – 30th, 2014
As President-Elect of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation (AHVMF), I am excited to offer my clients a chance to donate and improve the condition of integrative veterinary medicine nationwide during our exciting AHVMF MATCHING FUND PLEDGE DRIVE!
Prepping Your Pet for Spring Break
On this week’s “Our Pets” segment, Dr. Royal discusses prepping your pet for spring break including appropriate vaccinations, micro-chipping, proper leashing, and hazards hiding under melting snow.
Dr. Royal Explains Pet Food Labels on Fox Chicago News
This week’s pet health segment is dedicated to understanding what is listed on your pet’s food labels and how to use that information to make informed pet food choices.
Eight on Weight – Tips For Fat Cats
Check out WFLD Fox 32 News at 9:20 am each Tuesday for Dr. Royal’s pet segment. This week Dr. Royal will talk about weight control including tips for weight loss and photos of pets who have made great strides to better weight.
Eight on Weight – Tips For Shedding Pounds From Hounds
Check out WFLD Fox 32 News at 9:20 am each Tuesday for Dr. Royal’s pet segment. This week Dr. Royal will talk about weight control including tips for weight loss and photos of pets who have made great strides to better weight.
Dr. Royal Interviewed by Human Health Website WebMD
We aren’t only seeking out integrative medical professionals for our own aches and pains, more of us are bringing our cherished pets to veterinarians who combine the best of Western and Eastern medicine. Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, was recently interviewed by Lisa Fields, writer, WebMD, on how she successfully incorporates nutritional consultation, acupuncture, massage and other rehabilitation therapies in her practice to treat pets with allergies, geriatric conditions or chronic diseases.
WE DID IT!
Thank you to all of friends, family, co-workers and clients who donated to the Special Olympics and gave us a great reason to jump in the lake! We had a ton of fun and hope to do it all again next year…minus the polar vortexes.
Royal Treatment Staff at Special Olympics Polar Plunge – March 2nd, 2014!
Some animals have thick skin, waterproof feathers, special chemicals in their blood, or a layer blubber for insulation to survive in cold weather and water. Then there’s us, the Royal Treatment Staff who will happily throw themselves in Lake Michigan on Sunday, March 2nd at 11:30 for the Chicago Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics.
Dr. Royal Now a Weekly Contributor on WFLD-FOX 32 Good Day Chicago!
Stay tuned! Beginning Feb. 25 at 9:20 a.m. CST, Chicago’s Top Pet Vet Dr. Barbara Royal will appear on Fox-TV’s Good Day Chicago as a weekly contributor. She’ll provide insight into her natural approach to wildly healthy pets, answer the most commonly asked questions about your furry friends, and feature amazing owls live in the studio! Then head over to Fox Chicago New’s Facebook page for Q & A with Dr. Royal following the on-air segment.
Tonight – PAWS Chicago Pet Lovers Speaker Series with Dr. Royal
Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA, Founder and Owner of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, will present “What You Don’t Know May Hurt Your Pet: Top Ten Nutrition Secrets.”
The Royal Treatment Integrative Method Certification Program
Learn More! Whether you want to start your puppy or kitten out right, minimize medications and the cost of overvaccination, or just want to rejuvinate your older pet, find practical information in the
Online and Hands-on courses in keeping pets WILDLY HEALTHY.
Practical and effective information tailored to different experience levels–
from pet parents to vet techs to veterinarians.
Sign up now to get information on our spring courses and information on getting Certification in the Royal Treatment Method!
Happy Valentine’s Day from the Royal Treatment!
Dr. Royal & Staff wishes everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day and has a great pet-friendly cupcake recipe to share!
Dr. Royal Selected as Co-Host of Holistic Vets Radio Program
Joined by Traci Hotchner & Dr. Patrick Mahaney, catch Dr. Royal as co-host of Holistic Vets – a talk radio program covering a broad range of topics about wellness in dogs and cats. New broadcasts are available every Tuesday at 7pm Central time.
Closed Monday, January 27th 2014
Due to extreme weather we will be closed on Monday – we don’t think it’s safe for man nor beast to be out and about with temperatures that cold.
Meet “Barney” Kurland
It’s not often that you see a cat so willing to work in water, which makes Barney a very special kitty. Barney has arthritis, is overweight, and has some other health issues as well.
Dr. Royal Represents AHVMA at Veterinary Leadership Conference
As President of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Royal attended the 2014 AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference in downtown Chicago. The conference included the Annual Session of the AVMA House of Delegates, of which the AHVMA was represented by both Dr. Barbara Royal and Dr. Nancy Scanlan.
Happy Birthday Barney!
Barney celebrated his 8th birthday last week by having a ball! We look forward to many more years of providing integrative care for Barney!
Ten Things to Keep Your Animals SAFE in this COOOLD Weather!
With the ridiculously cold weather upon us, keeping you and your pet safe when you have to go out is critical. Here are Dr. Royal’s top ten safety tips –
Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Royal & Dr. Becker
A new holistic veterinary care discussion between Drs. Mercola, Royal, and Becker is available to watch right here!
Dr. Barbara Royal: Don’t Give up Yet, Have you Tried Food?
Merrick Pet Care’s Dogington University present’s Dr. Royal via webinar uncovering the hidden health potentials available in many foods and discussing the critical role food and nature remedies play in helping stressed, troubled animals recover from their tragic histories. Please click continue reading to watch the video.
Healthy & Fun Holiday Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers
Whether it’s an exciting new toy, a soft & comfy bed, delicious treats, or a good read, Dr. Royal has great holiday recommendations for you and your pet!
Dr. Royal Featured in Today’s Chicago Woman
Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA, founder/owner of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, shares her tips on how to best take care of our furry friends this winter.
Don’t give up yet, have you tried food?
Dr. Royal to present a FREE WEBINAR, “Don’t Give Up, Have You Tried
Food?” in conjunction with Merrick Pet Care and Dogington Post
Thursday 11/21 at 5pm!
Click Here to register and attend.
Dangers of Human Medications in Pets
Even though we like to think of pets as members of our families, we really have to remember that they are a different species, with different ability to metabolize chemicals. Many mediations that are safe for us are not safe for them.
Meet Dr. Royal at the Chicago Pet Show Saturday, November 9th
Dr. Barbara Royal will give a presentation on Saturday, November 9th at 3pm at the Chicago Pet Show in St. Charles on the Kane County Fairgrounds.
It’s Halloween Time!
Happy Halloween from Dr. Royal & The Staff! We hope everyone has a very fun and safe holiday.
Warning About Chicken Jerky
October 23, 2013 – ABC News Story: Jerky Treats Reportedly Killed 600 Dogs
If your pets seem healthy and you are feeding them jerky STOP now throw the remaining jerky away.
Tips on Keeping Pets Safe from the Dangers of Seasonal Migration
As fall approaches, many people will witness the amazing bird formations flying south for the winter. The seasonal migration of many animals happens naturally every year for breeding, gathering food and for their life cycles. However, many people are unaware of the effect seasonal migration has on humans and their pets.
October Book Signings and Appearances
Check in weekly for the latest info on Dr. Royal’s book tour, book signings, TV, radio, and local appearances!
Dr. Royal Named President of AHVMA!
Congratulations to Dr. Royal who has been named President of the AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association). You can read her incoming remarks from this year’s AHVMA conference in Kansas City, learn more about the organization she now leads, and look for AHVMA news right here.
The Royal Treatment Welcomes Author Jennifer Skiff
Jennifer Skiff, author of “The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man’s Best Friend”, will visit the Royal Treatment from August 15th to 17th.
How to Pick the Best Pet For Your Family
Dr. Royal discusses how to pick the best pet for your family on Fox 32’s Good Day Chicago, August 11th, 2013.
New Check-in & Check-out Policies
To bring you better service, we have updated our payment and check-in systems.
“The Royal Treatment” Now Available in Paperback!
Dr. Royal’s book, “The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets” is coming out in paperback on June 25th! You can now pre-order the paperback version through websites like Amazon.com and other fine retailers.
Dr. Royal on Fox News – Good Day Chicago June 24th at 7:55 AM
Catch Dr. Royal on Fox News Channel 32 – Good Day Chicago at 7:55 AM!
Rich Britton Interviews Dr. Royal on Passionate About Pets
On Monday, June 17th, Dr. Royal gave an hour long interview to Rich Britton on the radio program Passionate About Pets.
Dr. Royal Featured on WLS Channel 7
Dr. Royal will be talking about springtime allergies and will include tips for alleviating allergies such as bathing and diet. Dr. Royal will also discuss reducing stress during springtime storms, plus upcoming flea, tick, and heartworm preventatives.
The Alarming Proposed Bill That Could Threaten Your Pet’s Life
Dr. Royal needs your help TODAY to fight a very important Rabies vaccination bill!