Chris + Judi Villano are national and international level agility competitors and have represented the United States 6 times overseas at world championship events. They run Bratty Paws and Sun Coast Agility together in Florida.
Set on 10 acres, Bratty Paws Dog Plex is Florida's first premier, 20,000 square foot indoor air-conditioned dog training and event center - holding seminars, camps, agility and dock-diving competitions all year round. The center hosts world-class competitors and presenters, supporting dogs from beginners to world champions.
When we visited Chris, excitement was running high at the center.
“This weekend, we have an AKC event, with a couple of international style courses. What's really super exciting is that not only are the courses designed by an Italian judge, Carlo Fazio, but we actually have him here this weekend! We're just over the moon, excited that he's here and able to judge them for us.”
Bratty Paws hosts all styles of events, including CPE, USDAA, UKI, and dock diving. We joined Chris for this incredible event, with competitors from all over the US.
“We ran some of the courses yesterday, and they were phenomenal—we had a blast! The entries this weekend have been the highest number of entries that we've ever seen. We've got handlers coming from all over the country running these courses. We're very, very excited for this,” says Chris.
Chris invited us to join him at the event, and here at Antinol®, we were very excited to see the facilities.
Chris explained how he and his wife first heard about Antinol®, and what it has done for his dogs.
“We met Tom up at the Cynosport competition in Tennessee last year. It was my first time there. Tom had a giant stand for Antinol®, and we thought, ‘What the heck is this?’ Tom explained what the supplement actually is. Judi is in charge of feeding the dogs, and she really honed in on the benefits of Antinol®, and Tom was super patient explaining it to us.”
Chris and Judi decided to trial Antinol® on 5 of their 6 competition dogs and are over the moon with the results.
“We have seen a dramatic improvement in not only their skin and their coat, but from a sports perspective, we can see a difference in the way that they move.”
One of their dogs, in particular, is thriving.
“Louie is our Doberman. He’s 8 years old now. We have seen a dramatic change in his coat and skin with Antinol®. To get a Doberman into double digits, age-wise is a blessing. Louie is close to double digits, and he is still able to compete in agility. It’s fantastic! Antinol® just keeps him moving and moving.”
Their youngest dog, Sancho, had a skin condition. As Louie had so much success with Antinol®, Chris and Judi had high hopes for Sancho, and weren’t disappointed.
“Sancho is our baby. He came to us with a skin condition. He was blotchy and had bumps on his skin. Since he started Antinol®, his skin issues have cleared up. We are over the moon about it!”
The Bratty Paws weekend with Carlo Fazio, was a total success. Packed with excitement, entertainment and fabulous results for dogs from all over the country—and Carlo’s courses went down a storm!
Are you looking to start agility or dock diving with your dog? Perhaps you’re searching for a new venue to compete? Learn more about Bratty Paws Dog Plex here.
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Disclaimer: These stories are for informational purposes only. The information is not a substitute for expert veterinary care. Stories are written by the Antinol team based on real interviews conducted with the pet parents and represent their own observations. These observations are not guaranteed, are not medically substantiated, and may not be typical for other pets.