Keeping your dogs nails trimmed.
Touch and treat, many dogs don't like their feet touched, Be Patient
File with Pedi-paw it is not evasive but the sound may bother some dogs
Trimming long hair around pads
Paw massage can relax your dog
Wash paws in warm water to remove salt and snowballs in the winter
Checking for cracked pads, there are many products available to protect your dogs pads in the Summer and Winter time.
Cuts or abrasion on pads apply First Aid, wash with antibacterial soap, rinse well, dry and apply a light wrap