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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The Royal Treatment Integrative Method Certification Program

Posted on February 16, 2014

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

The Royal Treatment Method

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!

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the Royal Treatment!

Posted on February 12, 2014

Dr. Royal & Staff wishes everyone a Happy Valentine's Day and has a great pet-friendly cupcake recipe to share!

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Dr. Royal Selected as Co-Host of Holistic Vets Radio Program

Posted on February 11, 2014

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.

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Closed Monday, January 27th 2014

Posted on January 26, 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.

If you are having an emergency with your pet, please go to your nearest Emergency Care Center.


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Meet “Barney” Kurland

Posted on January 23, 2014

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.

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Dr. Royal Represents AHVMA at Veterinary Leadership Conference

Posted on January 13, 2014

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.

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Happy Birthday Barney!

Posted on January 13, 2014

Barney celebrated his 8th birthday last week by having a ball!  We look forward to many more years of providing integrative care for Barney!

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Ten Things to Keep Your Animals SAFE in this COOOLD Weather!

Posted on January 6, 2014

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 -

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Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Royal & Dr. Becker

Posted on January 5, 2014

A new holistic veterinary care discussion between Drs. Mercola, Royal, and Becker is available to watch right here!

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Dr. Barbara Royal: Don’t Give up Yet, Have you Tried Food?

Posted on December 10, 2013

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. http://youtu.be/q4ZrJ3myBrU    

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