Paw pads are made of smooth, pigmented skin, covering a thick grouping of fat and tissue. The surface texture of a pet’s paws is usually based on an animal’s environment.
Pets who are exposed to rough surfaces often have tough paws, whereas, pets who are always on smooth, soft surfaces have more smooth and sensitive paws.
Paw pads perform several amazing functions for dogs and cats. Some of the key functions of paw pads include