In April 2013 Nick completed the Search Technician Course with HANTSAR and is currently an ‘operational support’. Nicks aim is to become an operational dog handler, and with the support of the team he is training Bentley.
Bentley is a Working Cocker Spaniel born 21st May 2011, he has lived with Nick and his family since he was 8 weeks old. Nick started following @hsardogs on Twitter and became interested in the work of the team. After attending a training session in January 2013 Nick applied to join.