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[…]
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.
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!
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[…]
Dr. Royal’s Essential Pocket Guide to Pet Food is now available for purchase on our website and in our clinic! This perfectly pocket (or purse) sized printed work can easily go with you the next time you shop for your pet’s food. Copies are available for $10 each, plus shipping and handling. Use this handy[…]
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.[…]
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[…]
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: […]
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 from Dr. Royal, Dr. VonderHaar, Dr. Stimac, and the entire Staff of The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center!
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[…]
We are excited to announce that Dr. Stimac will be leaving the practice to go on maternity leave beginning January 1st, 2016.
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.
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.
We are still seeing cases of influenza in Chicago. Here is a simple recipe for bone broth to help soothe congestion and cough.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Dr. Royal needs your help TODAY to fight a very important Rabies vaccination bill!
Beginning this week, we are very excited to announce that we have two new veterinarians on staff bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our practice. Please help us welcome Dr. Deb Grude and Dr. Maria VonderHaar, and be sure to visit our staff bio page for more info!
Check in weekly for the latest info on Dr. Royal’s book tour, starting September 18th with book signings, TV, radio, and local appearances!
Nature’s Variety has issued a voluntary recall for Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, full details can be found here.
Dr. Royal’s upcoming book, “The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets”, due out in hardcover September 18th 2012 is now available to pre-order at a number of online retailers!
Dr. Royal has very exciting news to kick off 2012 – A birthday party, new lectures, blogs, TV appearance, and upcoming book!
Learn how the City of Chicago and City Clerk Mendoza are encouraging citizens to properly license their dogs.
Dr. Royal lectured at the American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association conference in San Diego and will return to the Center on Tuesday.
The Royal Treatment’s own Alex Kislaitis tied the knot with his bride Lindsay Williams in a special outdoor ceremony on August 15th.
Our pets are precious to us. We want them to live forever, but we are distressed to see their troubling signs of aging. Read Dr. Barbara Royal’s latest blog on The Huffington Post discussing the care of older pets.
Watch the video that Oprah Winfrey filmed in our treatment room as Dr. Royal gave her dog Sadie acupuncture for an inflamed disc.
Isabelle, one of our long-time patients, has arthritis in her lower back and an amputation due to cancer. But she won’t let that stop her – watch these inspiring videos of her running like a fool and loving life!
Dr. Royal’s first post for her new Huffington Post blog chronicles her treatment of an arthritic zoo zebra and makes connections about our own pet’s evolutionary needs.
Watch before and after video of Sparky the dog who wasn’t moving his hind legs three months after surgery. In his first Underwater Treadmill session, he starts walking again!
Dr. Royal accompanied more than 750 patrons, including Ted Lilly and Dr. Tasha Lilly, DVM, for this year’s annual Fur Ball hosted by PAWS Chicago, with all the proceeds going to help Chicago animals in need of rescue.
As a board member of PAWS Chicago as well as Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago veterinarian, Dr. Barbara Royal made a live appearance on the Oprah show to present Oprah with her new puppies adopted from PAWS Chicago.
Dr. Royal was interviewed and filmed last year for the Smithsonian Channel’s program “Zoo Vets: Claws, Paws and Fins“. The segment follows Dr. Royal as she performs acupuncture on a Brookfield Zoo camel and features an interview on location at The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center.