Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats

Lymphoma Lymphoma is one of the most common types of cancers found in cats and dogs. Also known as lymphosarcoma, this disease typically originates in an animal's lymphoid tissues, which are found in the lymph nodes, the bone marrow, and the spleen. However, the cancer can present in many tissues… Read More

Diamondback Drugs Is Proud to Sponsor – Going Batty for Bracken

Scottsdale’s Diamondback Drugs Is Proud to Sponsor “Going Batty for Bracken” Arts Exhibit to Benefit Bracken Cave Wildlife Preserve SAN ANTONIO, TX, Saturday, February 7th, 2015 Diamondback Drugs is pleased to announce its sponsorship of “Going Batty for Bracken,” a 3-month art exhibition presented by South Texas Veterinary Ophthalmology. The… Read More

Azathioprine For Veterinary Use

Azathioprine Azathioprine is an immunosuppressive used in veterinary medicine to treat autoimmune diseases involving the skin, blood and many different body systems. How Azathioprine Works Azathioprine disrupts the synthesis of DNA and RNA, which means it interrupts the cell division process of lymphocytes attacking an animal’s body. Chemically, the drug… Read More

Lyme Disease and Blood Borne Pathogens

Blood Borne Pathogens Spring and summer are the best times of the year to be a pet owner. The endless sunny days and comfortable temperatures can make playing outside with your pet a great way to spend your free time, and your pet will certainly appreciate the exercise. But unfortunately,… Read More

Omeprazole For Veterinary Use

Omeprazole Omeprazole is classified as a proton pump inhibitor that is perhaps better known by its trade name, Prilosec®. It is used primarily for the treatment and prevention of stomach ulcers. Omeprazole’s Pharmacology Omeprazole’s mechanism of action is to inhibit the movement of hydrogen ions, one of the main constituents… Read More