Sharon was an intensive care nurse for many years and is now a lecturer at Southampton University.

Sharon has been on the team for over 15 years and has qualified with 2 dogs in that time.  Sharon enjoys using her years of experience by teaching the new handlers and their dogs and takes responsibility for overseeing their initial training. Sharon is also the team’s equipment officer.

Sharon’s first dog was Murphy a collie cross terrier. When Murphy retired he stayed with Sharon and is now 15 years old and is still enjoying life out and about with the family. Izzy whizzy is Sharon’s second dog. She is a red border collie who has been around the team from 8 weeks old and just loves to search.