(or What Rhinoceros Urine Rainbows Look Like…)
Bravo! of Manchester, CT has announced a voluntary pet food recall of 3 frozen pet food diets for dogs and cats because they could be potentially contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
The Royal Treatment would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend! There are some things to look out for with pets around Easter, so read on for some helpful advice.
True Health in a Faux Health World: How CNN’s Escape Fire Applies to Veterinary Medicine.
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!
As many of you know, I am the President-Elect for the American Holistic
Veterinary Medical Association. If you make a tax-deductible donation to
the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation’s (AHVMF) ‘Be One
in a Million Project’ by March 17th, your donation, big or small, will be
Check out a fascinating new article in the New York Times about owl research, and be sure to mention owl feathers at Madame Zuzu’s on Sunday, March 3rd from 1pm – 3pm for a chance get a signed copy of “The Royal Treatment” for free!
Due to offsite staff training, The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center will be closed on Monday, February 11th and will re-open at 4pm on Tuesday, February 12th. We will check voicemails and emails…
With more and more attention being paid to better quality goods for our pets, local small businesses are popping up with great selections of food, treats, toys, and more. We need your help to list the best pet stores to visit in Chicago and surrounding suburbs!
Dr. Royal will be interviewed on WLS Channel 7 News on Monday, January 7th at 11am! Be sure to tune in and watch Dr. Royal as she discusses alternative pet therapies owners can do to improve the health of their pets!
Please join us for New Year’s Pet Portraits on Saturday, December 29th from 9am -12pm! Photography services will be provided by Dan Kasberger of The PhoDOGgrapher Cats!
Check out the latest interview of Dr. Royal & review of The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets in Natural Awakenings, written by Megy Karydes.
Last week Dr. Royal attended the 130th Annual Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association’s Conference in Lombard. In the exchange of knowledge and advances in veterinary medicine, Dr. Royal shared her new book with colleagues from all corners of the state!
Twice last week I had a conversation where somewhere in the middle of it (the topic was on health and the brain) I said, “A really good thing I read recently is you control your mind not the other way around.” Both times I got a blank look back. Like I’d just told them I
-> Continue reading Positive mind control the basics
Happy Halloween from Dr. Royal & The Staff! Don’t forget about pet safety during the festivities, we’ve included some helpful hints here.
Check in weekly for the latest info on Dr. Royal’s book tour, starting September 18th with book signings, TV, radio, and local appearances!
Dr. Royal speaks with Sam Litzinger about the integrative methods described in her new book The Royal Treatment.
Dr. Royal, staff, and clients were featured on CBS Channel 2 Morning News, catch all the segments right here!
Check out Dr. Royal’s latest print, tv & radio appearances on our press archive page. Updates will appear often!
Dr. Royal is the focus of an article in the Health section of the Chicago Tribune available tomorrow August 29th! You can also read the digital article at www.chicagotribune.com!
Dr. Royal’s new book “The Royal Treatment” is on store shelves! Stay up to date on news, events, signings, right here!
Check out the newest review of Dr. Royal’s book by Publisher’s Weekly right here!
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 would like to share an important message from the AHVMA regarding a phenomenal research fundraising opportunity, one that could advance the alternative and integrative health care already in use here at RTVC! Please read on for more information.
A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the benefits of physical therapy performed with rats as published by the journal Science.
Diamond Pet Foods has issued a recall on batches of dry pet food produced between December 9th, 2011 and April 7, 2012. Full details of brands affected can be found here.
Dr. Royal’s article originally featured in the Spring 2011 PAWS Chicago Magazine is now available online!
PAWS Chicago, friends, and the staff at RTVC say goodbye to Red the pitbull at his adoption party on Sunday. Read on to see how Red arrived at PAWS and what lies ahead for him now!
Dr. Royal was recently featured on Voice America Internet Radio speaking about her upcoming book coming out later this year.
It must be spring, the bunnies are out 🙂
Due to unseasonably warm March weather, Dr. Royal recommends that clients begin giving their regular Heartworm preventative to pets beginning May 1st.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dr. Royal and the Royal Treatment Staff!
Dr. Royal’s Party Animal Celebration was a huge success, thanks to everyone who attended and read on to see a summary of the night’s events.
Dr. Royal was featured on WGN Channel 9 news this morning, catch the segment here!
Check out a great new blog article from Dr. Royal about conditions of the heart and natural healing for your pet!
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 accompanied a sold out crowd at the record-breaking fundraising Fur Ball for PAWS Chicago!
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.
Want to learn more about Dr. Barbara Royal’s unique approach to animal care? Check out her first blog post on Huffington Post Health, “A Wild Approach to Your Pets Health”, which chronicles her treatment of an arthritic zoo zebra and makes connections about our own pet’s evolutionary needs.
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!
First of all, our hearts go out to the Japanese people. For pet owners on the West Coast – we hope you won’t have to use this information, but just in case you need it, here are some easy quick tips to minimize exposure to any possible radiation in the event that there is a period of fallout from the Japanese nuclear reactor.
Veterinary acupuncture has proven beneficial for a variety of animals.
Watch Dr. Royal give acupuncture to a camel on the Smithsonian Channel’s television program “Zoo Vets: Claws, Paws and Fins”.
Stay tuned for Dr. Barbara Royal’s upcoming events and lectures!
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.
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.