Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

What is Lapis

Vetlexicon Lapis is the ultimate clinical information resource about the veterinary care of rabbits for small animal veterinarians/practices.

It provides evidence based point of care information, thousands of articles, images, videos and sounds, hundreds or surgical and diagnostic techniques, a vast library of owner factsheets and much more. All the information is designed to optimise your individual and practice time and confidence and naturally support your clinical protocols.

Why do you need Lapis?

Vetlexicon is the world's largest peer-reviewed online clinical resource with 1,650 components in Lapis alone devised over 26 categories, having this information at your fingertips 24/7 not only saves your practice time and money by speeding up critical decision making and reducing the need for referrals, it improves client communications, trust and retention and therefore increasing revenue!

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By subscribing to Lapis, not only do you have access to the finest up to date veterinary information, you will also recieve free monthly newsletters, direct links to VetMed Resource and PubMed and RSS & Twitter feeds of updated content.

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Updated by Allan Muir BVMS MRCVS:

Meet Our Contributors


Molly Varga BVetMed CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS gained her RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2001 and her Diploma (Mammalian) in 2007. Her special interests are rabbit medicine and surgery. Molly has contributed to several books including the BSAVA Manual of Reptiles, Nursing Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Rabbit Medicine and Rabbit Surgery and volumes on rodent/rabbit medicine and surgery.
Molly's update on the Textbook of Rabbit Medicine has recently been published. Molly also reviews articles for other authors and Journals, and has been involved in reviewing the WildPro volume on Lagomorphs. She is an examiner for the RCVS Diploma in Zoological Medicine.

Some of Molly's contributions:

Coming Soon on Lapis...


New: Prochlorpherazine, Tramadol, Toltrazuril, Viral hemorrhagic disease 2, Hypovitaminosis D
Updates: Ear mites, Fluid therapy, Treponema cuniculi, Ulcerative pododermatitis (Bumble foot)

Focus on Anesthesia


The Anesthesia category on Lapis covers everything from local anesthesia, to anesthetic preparation, anesthetic machines, and much more.

If there are any other subjects you would like to see in the Anesthesia category, do let us know; we are always happy to consider what our subscribers would like to see on the service.

Lapis contains 28 different categories from Anesthesia to Urinary; to access them, select the mega menu from the Lapis icon on the species navigation bar.

Wit and Wisdom


"Human beings say, "It never rains but it pours." This is not very apt, for it frequently does rain without pouring. The rabbits' proverb is better expressed. They say, "One cloud feels lonely": and indeed it is true that the sky will soon be overcast."

    ~ Richard Adams

Animal Welfare Education Petition


A petition started by Darlington Vet Clinic’s Louise Craggs is calling on the Government to introduce animal welfare classes for children to reduce unnecessary cruelty or neglect of pets in the future.

Sign the petition here!

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