Leedor - 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. He specialises in the training of bull breeds and Dobermann Pinschers who require expert handling. 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.
Bethany - Protection Dog Trainer
Beth has always had a natural affinity with animals, and formed very close bonds with dogs. 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.
Lewis - Protection Dog Trainer
Meet ‘Lewis’ he is one of the protection dog trainers here at protection dogs worldwide. Lewis started training dogs at the age of 15 and has since gone on to train many dogs with a select few dogs reaching a high level in the sport of IPO, now formally known as IGP.
Lewis has represented his country ‘ Team GB’ at the world championships for German Shepherd dogs in Tilburg Holland 2017. Aside from this he has competed at many national championships in the UK. 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 11 years and was chosen to the do decoy work at the national championships in the UK. 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.
Grace - Protection Dog Trainer
Grace holds a BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare) from Bishop Burton College, and worked as a supervisor at Home From Home Pet Care for three years before recently joining Protection Dogs Worldwide. As Kennel Supervisor, she is responsible for all of our dogs’ welfare and wellbeing, and particularly enjoys offering them additional engagement and stimulation during routine exercise periods. Grace also plays a key role in socialising Protection Dogs Worldwide’s newer dogs, and exposes them to home environments in the local area. She currently housetrains Protection Dogs Worldwide’s puppies in her own home.
Joe - Protection Dog Trainer
Joe has a passion for working with dogs, in particular German Shepherds and Rottweilers, having owned them all his life. He is a Trainer here at Protection Dogs Worldwide & also acts as a helper within the protection side of training. Joe trains a number of different breeds in obedience and protection and is also going into dog sport with his new German Shepherd puppy produced here at Protection Dogs Worldwide.
Neil - Kennel Supervisor
As Supervisor at Protection Dogs Worldwide, Neil's job is to oversee the day to day running of the kennels and wellbeing of the dogs, as well as all the staff at PDW. Neil has volunteered in rescue kennels since the age of 13, has cared for exotic pets and horses as part time jobs and previously owned his own kennels for 17 years. Some of Neil's qualifications include: First Diploma in Animal Care, National Diploma in Animal Care he holds a Pet Shop Licence and also a City Guilds in Kennel Management and Disease Control.
Fabio - Kennel Assistant and Dog Trainer
Fabio has a passion for working with dogs, in particular Cane Corsos which he has experience breeding with. He has produced litters from his own Cane Corso that he regularly trains in obedience and protection. He also has experience in dog nutrition where he spent time working in a raw food shop learning about dog nutrition, supplementation and overall dietary requirements for a dogs health. Fabio is working with a number of different breeds at PDW such as Malinois, German Shepherds, Rottweilers and Dobermans and is really looking forward to progressing as a Dog Trainer at Protection Dogs Worldwide.
Sonny - Kennel Assistant
Sonny has recently joined the team at Protection Dogs Worldwide. Sonny has been around dogs all of his life, keeping Germans Shepherds and has previous experience working with security dogs. Now a professional boxer, Sonny is no stranger to routine, hard work, and perseverance. All of which are transferable skills which suit dog training. Sonny's duties at Protection Dogs Worldwide include the general care and wellbeing of the dogs, daily walking and maintaining the kennels such as cleaning, food preparation, etc. Sonny has also started to learn to become a Dog Trainer at PDW.
Eliscia - Kennel Assistant
Eliscia has owned dogs all her life which she has trained prior to joining Protection Dogs Worldwide. She has 3 dogs altogether as well as taking home dogs from the PDW kennels for their home and socialising training (something she enjoys the most!). Dogs are a big part in her family, her mum and partner breed dogs. Eliscia's duties at Protection Dogs Worldwide include the general care and wellbeing of the dogs, daily walking and maintaining the kennels such as cleaning, food preparation, etc. Eliscia has also started to learn to become a Dog Trainer at PDW.
Lydia - Kennel Assistant
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 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.