Press Archive

A nationally-published author in numerous magazines and an international lecturer in her field, Dr. Barbara Royal is often featured in the media for her successful treatments of animals and groundbreaking work in veterinary medicine. Below is a selection of published articles written by Dr. Royal:



Dogs Naturally Magazine/National Canine Health Symposium: Bacteria! Ugh! or Yum? From Deadly to Delicious, How to Naturally Manage Bacteria for Optimal Pet Health (October 24, 1025)

Yahoo! Shine: 5 Human Foods You Should Be Feeding Your Pet (July 2014)

WebMD: Holistic Health Care for Pets (February 24, 2014)

Chicagoland Tails Magazine: A Walk on the Wild Side (August 2012)

The New York Times: Acupuncture Moves Toward the Mainstream (2004)

Newsweek: Medicine: Animal Acupuncture (2004)

Huffington Post: True Health in a Faux Health World (March 2013)

Huffington Post: Happy New Year From 2,013 Ants (December 2012)

Huffington Post: City Living Is For The Birds (November 2012)

Huffington Post: Trick or Treat for Animals (October 2012)

Huffington Post: Summer’s Over! Back-to-School Routines for You & Your Pet (September 2012)

Huffington Post: Hot Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Dog Days of Summer (August 2012)

Huffington Post: I Heart My Pet: Conditions of the Heart & Natural Healing For Pets (February 2012)

Huffington Post: Winterize Your Pet With the Royal Treatment (February 2012)

Huffington Post: Your Pet’s Golden Years: Health Tips for Aging Animals (May 2011)

Huffington Post: A Wild Approach to Your Pet’s Health (April 2011)

Huffington Post: Radiation Protection for Pets: 13 Tips (2011)

Tails Pet Magazine: A Walk on the Wild Side (August 2012)

Tails Pet Magazine: Ask the Vet with Barbara Royal (September 2011)

Bark Magazine: Good Teeth Can Promote Good Health in Your Dog (2009)

Bark Magazine: Choosing a Vaccination Schedule for Your Dog (2007)

Timeout Chicago: Holistic Hound (2005)

PAWS Chicago: Decoding the Mysterious Cat (Summer 2013)

PAWS Chicago: Rejuvenation Tips for Older Pets (2011)

The Skinny Newsletter: Chip Off the Ol’ Dog Microchips (Summer 2010, Front Page)

The Skinny Newsletter: Biting Back At Allergies (Fall 2009, Pages 2-4, 11)

The Skinny Newsletter: New Venue – New Greyhound Fans? (Spring 2007, Front Page)



Fox 32 News: Protecting Your Pet From Kennel Cough and Canine Flu Outbreaks (April 2nd, 2015)

CBS 2 Local: More Veterinarians Using Alternative Treatments (March 13th, 2015)

CBS 2 Local: Probiotics Can Help Pet Health Too (March 9th, 2015)

ABC 7 News: I-Team Investigates – The Vaccine Question (February 24th, 2015)

Fox 32 News: Cold Weather Pet Protection (January 7th, 2015)

Fox 32 News: Prepping Your Pet for Spring Break (March 18th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Understanding What’s In Your Pet’s Food (March 11th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Eight on Weight – Tips for Pet Weight Loss (March 4th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Wildly Healthy Pets (February 25th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Cold Tips for Your Pet (January 27th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Protect Your Pets in Record Cold (January 6th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Protect Your Pet in Record Cold – Part II (January 7th, 2014)

Fox 32 News: Keep Animals – and Yourselves – Covered in the Cold (January 10th, 2014)

Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah’s Birthday Surprise (January 2010)

Smithsonian Channel: Zoo Vets “Claws, Paws and Fins” (2010)

WGN Channel 9 News: Focus on Family – The Royal Treatment (Sept 18th, 2012)

WGN Channel 9 News: Keep the Family Pet Wildly Healthy (Feb 14th, 2012)

Windy City Live: Dr. Barbara Royal – New Book (Sept 18th, 2012)

Video: Camel Acupuncture at Brookfield Zoo (September 2004)

The Urban Mutt: Yoga with Your Dog (April 2010)

Video: Cat Acupuncture by Dr. Barbara Royal (2008)

Video: Rabbit Therapy Session in Underwater Treadmill (2008)

Video: Dr. Barbara Royal Oversees Underwater Treadmill Therapy for Dog (2010)



The Animal House:  A Revolutionary Approach Leads To “Royal Treatment” For Animals (Oct 20th, 2012)

VoiceAmerica:  For the Love of PETS! (2012)

Wild About Pets: Pet Vaccinations – Are They Dangerous? (2011)



Peggy’s Pet Place: Brooks Books – Natural Way to Healthy Pets (Sep 21st, 2012)

Publisher’s Weekly: The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets (July 23rd, 2012)

Fit as Fido: Give Your Pet The Royal Treatment (Aug 22nd, 2012)

Dogtipper: The Royal Treatment (July 19th, 2012)

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