About Paws in Motion

About Paws in Motion

At Paws in Motion, our veterinary physiotherapy treatment programmes are designed by our experienced veterinarian and certified canine rehabilitation therapist, Dr Jane McNae, and aim to improve the rehabilitation process, encouraging a more rapid return to mobility and enjoyment of life.

About Paws in Motion

Veterinary Physiotherapy and Pain Management Clinic

Paws In Motion operates out of our new clinic located at:
G/F 192 Third St, Sai Ying Pun

An appointment is required before so please use the client booking form

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Veterinary Physiotherapy and Pain Management Clinic

Stress-free clinic visits

Paws in Motion has exciting news to share with our valued clients and their furry companions. We've expanded our services and now operate from a brand-new clinic in Sai Ying Pun, offering you and your pets a wide range of benefits you won't want to miss. 

With a permanent clinic location, we can now offer appointments that better fit your schedule. You can visit us at your convenience, eliminating the need to wait for a home visit appointment and providing a more streamlined experience.

Expert Guidance

Under the expert guidance of Dr. Jane McNae, our experienced veterinarian and certified canine rehabilitation therapist, our clinic-based treatment programs are meticulously designed to expedite the healing process. Dr. McNae's expertise, combined with the superior facilities, ensures a more rapid return to mobility and an improved quality of life for your pet.

Improved Environment

Our new clinic provides a dedicated space designed to facilitate your pet's rehabilitation journey. We've created an environment that is not only welcoming but also specifically tailored to meet your pet's needs. The soothing and stress-free ambiance ensures that your pet will feel right at home while receiving the care they deserve.

Advanced Equipment

We've invested in state-of-the-art equipment to enhance the quality of our physiotherapy services. From the latest rehabilitation tools to spacious treatment areas, our clinic is well-equipped to meet the unique requirements of your pet's recovery, regardless of their size or species.

Qualified and experienced

Physiotherapy requires a skilled and qualified technician to apply appropriate techniques and clinical reasoning to manage pain and restore movement in your pet.

Physiotherapy for pets must be overseen by a Hong Kong registered veterinary surgeon to ensure the correct and safe treatments are administered appropriately to ensure rehabilitation goals are met.

Pet physiotherapy

At Paws in Motion, our veterinary physiotherapy treatment programmes are designed by our experienced veterinarian and certified canine rehabilitation therapist, Dr Jane McNae, and aim to speed up the healing process, encouraging a more rapid return to mobility and enjoy life again.

A wheelchair or cart can give your pet the mobility they deserve

Our values and mission

Core Values

Our core values were unanimously selected by the Team at Paws in Motion. They are:

  • Commitment to customers
  • Compassion
  • Quality
  • Passion
  • Teamwork

These are backed up with our next 5 most identified values: Reputation, Trustworthiness, Knowledge, Self-respect and Continuous Learning. So proud to say …….This is Paws in Motion!


“Making Pets Fit for Life” – our mission is to provide the benefits of physiotherapy and rehabilitation to pet patients.

  • To improve mobility and return to function for pets recovering from injury or surgery
  • To enhance comfort and quality of life in aging pets and enable them to live their life to the fullest potential
  • To advance the fitness of pets to meet their owner’s needs for life’s adventures
  • To share our expertise and support our veterinary community in doing the same .

Meet Dr Jane McNae

Veterinary surgeon

Dr Jane McNae graduated from the University of Queensland, Australia and has worked as a Veterinary Surgeon for 20 years, with 14 of those spent in Hong Kong. She is a Member by examination of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery and has worked in emergency medicine in both HK and UK. She has examined, diagnosed and treated with medicine and surgery all the common conditions your pet may suffer.

Dr Jane has also worked extensively in the field of pet nutritional supplements and associated research in US and UK. From 2009 to 2014, she was the Course Director and Lecturer for the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, based in Hong Kong, delivering Asia’s first BSc (Hons) degree in Veterinary Nursing; a collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She currently teaches musculoskeletal and neurological anatomy to City University of Hong Kong's Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and is the Internal Moderator for the course. 

Dr Jane McNae

Canine rehabilitation therapist

Dr Jane is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist with the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, USA and has completed an Internship with the Rehabilitation service at the Animal Medical Center, New York. She also holds the Diploma in Animal Physiotherapy through the College of Animal Physiotherapy in the UK. 

Experience counts

Combined, Dr Jane's experience can provide an unparalleled depth of knowledge to help your pet recover. That’s why Paws in Motion is the veterinary physiotherapy service Hong Kong veterinarians and clients recommend. We are ready to help your furry best friend get back to strength and enjoying life.


Meet RVN Mag So

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Mag So has an extensive interest in animals which led her to graduate from the University of Otago in New Zealand with a focus in Zoology. She spent a few years working with wildlife animals at Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden and developed an interest in husbandry and the nursing of animals. She then completed a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Unitec, New Zealand. She has recently been registered under New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association as a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

RVN Mag So

After working in small animal clinics, she gained a focus in working with animals collaborating between animals and children, to promote the development of both children and animals. Combining her passion for training and enrichment, she extended her interest in physiotherapy and rehabilitation for animals to ensure that the best care of animals is achieved.

Mag enjoys spending time with her family of dogs, cats and rabbit and strive for the community to gain a higher respect for animals.


Meet Stephanie Li

Customer Experience Manager

Stephanie ensures a smooth customer experience by being the bridge between clients and our veterinary team. She manages appointments, gathers information, supports our new pet patients and their families, so that our veterinary team is fully prepared for our visits. She also joins the team to meet clients and their furry babies at the clinic and home visits, so she can give pet cuddles too!

Stephanie loves all kinds of animals and used to visit local farms throughout the world when she was a flight stewardess with an overseas airline. She started fostering new-born puppies, young and sick dogs with various pet rescue groups and individuals since returning to Hong Kong some years ago. She is a big advocate of Positive Reinforcement in dog training.

Stephanie Li

After often shedding happy tears with her foster doggies when they found their fur-ever homes, she finally adopted her sassy pup, Melly.


Meet Francesca Lavarone

Qualified Vet Nurse

Francesca has a wealth of experience spanning five years across Hong Kong and The Netherlands, she has honed her skills as a qualified veterinary nurse, proudly graduating from the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.

Her journey towards specialising in physiotherapy and rehabilitation begun by a chance encounter with Dr. Jane in 2018. Francesca's passion for animal well-being propels her forward as she transitions from hospital nursing to providing bespoke nurse house calls, including rejuvenating laser therapy sessions.

Francesca Lavarone

Francesca's advocacy for fear-free handling and cat-friendly practices aligns well with the ethos of Paws in Motion, ensuring that patient comfort remains a top priority.

At home, Francesca finds joy in simple pleasures, whether sweating it out in the gym, spending time on her crochet projects, or trips to the cinema.

Francesca is a capable and caring team member who always makes a positive impact on both colleagues and clients alike.


Meet Lobelia Lau

Customer Support and Administration Assistant

Lobelia is no stranger to the world of pet care, with over 5 years of experience as a shop manager in pet boarding services. Her expertise lies in ensuring top-notch customer experience and managing inventory with finesse. Armed with a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Media Management from the University of South Australia, Lobelia brings a unique blend of skills and passion to her work.  Lobelia's dedication to the well-being of animals shines through in every aspect of her work. 

Exceptional customer service is at the heart of Lobelia's approach. She's a pro at addressing client concerns and ensuring smooth treatment processes, leaving pet owners feeling reassured and satisfied. When Lobelia isn't cuddling with her nine cats, you'll likely find her on the tennis court, showcasing her skills and enjoying some friendly competition.

Lobelia Lau

With Lobelia, you get more than just a pet care professional – Lobelia brings her unique blend of expertise, passion, and warmth to everything she does.

Veterinary referrals for Physiotherapy

Veterinary referrals

It is important to make sure we have the correct diagnosis before treating your pet. Your family veterinarian will perform all the necessary diagnostic tests, X-rays or imaging and ensure that any required medical or surgical treatment is given. We liaise directly with your vet to obtain this information and to ensure any specific requirements are met and your pet receives continuity of care.

Client direct enquiries

If your pet is not under current veterinary care, that’s OK! Our veterinary surgeon and rehabilitation therapist, Dr Jane McNae, is happy to take on new patients and assess their needs. You are welcome to call, or better still, complete our pet registration form to provide some basic information about your pet so we can contact you to discuss recommendations and options.