Director and lead trainer
Leedor is the Founder and Lead Trainer at Protection Dogs Worldwide.
He first became involved in dog training while rehabilitating dogs branded as being overly aggressive, and has always lived with pet dogs. Leedor personally selects all of Protection Dogs Worldwide’s dogs by travelling throughout the world to visit elite breeders and family-run kennels. With a customer’s specific requirements in mind, he assesses each potential dog, and makes every effort to ensure that the most appropriate dog for them is identified.
He also works alongside the Manof K9 Institute, who are best known for supplying dogs to Israeli army and police special forces. He also regularly trains and works alongside other world authorities in dog training, including a number of international police forces. He has sourced, trained, and supplied protection dogs to a range of high profile clients. These have ranged from high-profile diplomats to celebrities, both in the UK and abroad. His special professional interest is developing dogs to Protection Dogs Worldwide’s “Elite” standard, and simulating realistic training scenarios.
Protection dogs manager
Beth has always had a natural affinity with animals, and forms very close bonds with the dogs she trains.
Within Protection Dogs Worldwide, she brings a high level of expertise in obedience training, especially with younger dogs. She has outstanding animal husbandry training and knowledge, which has proved invaluable in maintaining our dogs in peak condition. She also supports Protection Dogs Worldwide’s ongoing business operations.
Kennel Supervisor/ Security Consultant
Roger is Protection Dogs Worldwide’s Kennel Supervisor and Lead Security Consultant.
He is a British Army veteran and spent most of his military career with 22 SAS where he handled dogs on operations in Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, and Africa. On leaving the military, he joined the private security sector and is a well-regarded hostile environment close protection operative, close protection instructor, and dog handler. His principals have included British government officials and Middle Eastern royalty, and his private sector work has taken him across Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Haiti, and South America.
Roger also holds a range of NASDU qualifications, and supported anti-poaching efforts in Africa with his tracking, search, and detection expertise. Outside of work, he is a lifelong dog lover and enjoys spending time with the three dogs he currently owns.
Protection dog trainer
After working in the canine industry for over six years, Grace has now progressed onto becoming one of our protection dog trainers and closely supports our international clients.
She has always been inspired by dogs, as well as ensuring that their welfare, husbandry, and training are delivered to the highest possible standard. Managing dog handovers with new clients is a particular highlight of Grace’s work, as well as the friendships she has built by doing so. She also leads on socialising dogs while exposing them to new environments and stimuli, both in and outside the home.
Protection dog trainer
DOGS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN PART OF HARVEY’S LIFE. GROWING UP WITH BOTH OF HIS PARENTS WORKING IN THE DOG INDUSTRY, WANTING TO BECOME A TRAINER WAS VERY MUCH A NATURAL DECISION FOR HIM.
He has a particular affinity for German and Belgian Shepherds, especially the Malinois. Harvey is an integral member of the Protection Dogs Worldwide team, taking responsibility for general animal husbandry. He is also developing his skills as a trainer, and his desire to take dogs to the best performance levels possibly make him an in valuable asset.
Protection dog trainer
Joe is passionate about working with dogs, especially Rottweilers and German Shepherds.
He supports our protection dog training as a decoy, and is excited to introduce his own young German Shepherd Dog – who we are proud to have bred – to the world of protection sports.
Senior dog trainer
Lewis has represented his country ‘ Team GB’ at the world championships for German Shepherd dogs in Tilburg Holland 2017 Madrid Spain in 2021 and Also Denmark in 2022.
Aside from this he has competed at many national championships in the UK which he has won in 2020 Lewis has also worked closely with some of the police forces in the UK and also trained many dogs for the security sectors. On a decoy level for the protection work, Lewis obtained the highest grading ‘A grade’ for a decoy in the UK at just the age of 17 and has held a license for the last 16 years and was chosen to the do decoy work at the national championships in the UK. And is recognised as one of the top helpers in the country, Furthermore Lewis has visited some world renowned trainers and seminars across Europe to gather as much knowledge as possible and looks forward to expanding his knowledge further in the future.
Residential dog trainer
FABIO IS ONE OF OUR HEAD RESIDENTIAL TRAINING COURSE TRAINERS.
With a keen focus on customer satisfaction, Fabio liaises with clients to ensure their needs are met. Fabio brings a unique passion and expertise to our training programme, he is passionate about dogs and training, he competes in multiple different dog sports and actively attends trials with his dog. He also is passionate about the protection element of the business and loves to develop dogs in that area.
TRAINEE DOG TRAINER
AFTER THREE YEARS WORKING IN A WORKING DOGS KENNEL, KODI WAS CONFIDENT THAT WORKING DOGS WAS THE CAREER CHOICE FOR HER.
She holds a Level 2 in Animal Care and Welfare and is gaining valuable work experience at PDW with a view towards becoming a protection dog trainer. she also enjoys training and working with her own dog, Nova the German Shepherd.
Lydia has spent all her life around dogs, and has a particular affinity for bull breeds.
She initially took a BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare) at Bishop Burton College where she specialised in kennel management and dog training. After this, she earned a Level 2 and 3 City & Guilds qualifications in Dog Grooming, and has since managed her own dog grooming business. She has also worked at a boarding kennel which houses dogs seized by the police under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.
DAISY IS A KEY MEMBER OF OUR KENNEL ASSISTANT TEAM WITH A LOVE FOR ALL THINGS CANINE.
With previous experience in boarding kennels, she aims to make a lasting impact within our business and continue her career progression her favourite breeds are the German Shepherd and the Rottweiler.
MADDY HAS ALWAYS HAD A PASSION FOR DOGS WITH HER FAVOURITE BREED BEING THE GERMAN SHEPHERD.
With 3 years of experience in the boarding kennel industry, she had a keen interest in the world of protection dogs since leaving college she knew this was the path for her, and she aspires in the near future to dive into the training element of the business and progress her career.
JAMES IS OUR IN HOUSE MEDIA AND CONTENT EXPERT.
He particularly enjoys capturing our special moments, and his favourite part of working with Protection Dogs Worldwide is travelling around the world with the rest of the training team as they deliver dogs to our clients.