We want to make travelling as stress-free as possible for all our patients. See our travel checklist (below) to help with your travel plans. If travelling to a different country, be sure to check their rules and pet specific requirements as far in advance as possible so you can plan accordingly and have no problems […]

Pet Insurance

Medical care for an illness and unexpected emergencies can be costly. There are many options available to help owners insure affordable care for their cat. We recommend that you review the different options and different pet insurance companies to know what is available. If you are interested in pet insurance, it is best to make […]

Microchip Identification

We at Martensville Veterinary Hospital believe that microchipping your cat is the best form of identification as it is permanent and tamper proof. A microchip is a tiny transponder, about the size of a grain of rice that is encoded with a unique identification number. It is placed just under the loose skin at the back […]


What is the best way to take my cat to the vet? We love the hard sided carriers that can easily open from the top and front, and can be taken apart from the middle. It can help to acclimatize your kitten/cat to the carrier and vehicle from a young age. Leaving the carrier in […]


Wellness examinations are important for all cats. Our veterinarians will do a nose-tail examination of your cat to assess overall health and check for any subtle signs of illness. This includes a body condition assessment as well as a visual dental evaluation. We have a cat-only examination room with comfortable material covering both our scale […]

Dental Care

Comprehensive Oral Health Assesment and Treatment (COHAT), under general anesthesia, including full mouth digital dental radiographs is included in all of our Adult life stage plans. This is a complete evaluation of your cat’s mouth to make sure all his/her teeth are healthy and that there are no abnormalities under the gum line. Cats can […]

Blood Work & Urinalysis

Our in-hospital bloodwork includes a complete blood count (CBC), full chemistry panel and thyroid panel This is a basic evaluation tool that allows us to check their RBC, WBC, platelets, protein, kidney, liver, electrolytes, glucose, calcium, phosphorus values, and thyroid levels. In healthy cats, this is a great way to evaluate their general well-being and […]

Behaviour & Health

As cats get older, it can be common to see a more mellow personality. They can have changes in both their physical and mental abilities. Often cats may be more sedative rather than playful. Senility can also affect cats where he/she may act forgetful, stare at walls, pace, and/or have inappropriate elimination. There are many […]


If you think your pet is having an emergency now, contact us immediately at 306-933-2677 Cats are often curious and love investigating all spaces in their home. It can be easy for any adult cat to get themselves into trouble!! We recommend that you are familiar with potential hazards and emergency situations before they arise so […]

Grooming How-To’s

Nail Trimming This can be done at home if you choose, just be sure you have the proper cat nail clippers. The earlier in the kitten’s life you start and the more routinely you trim their nails, the easier it will become as your cat ages. If you trim too much off the nail, you […]