Born in Brisbane, Australia, to British parents, Scott studied at the University of Queensland Veterinary School. Graduating in 1997, he began his veterinary career working at the largest animal hospital in Australia, the RSPCA clinic in Sydney, which at the time was the home of TV series 'Animal Hospital'. After a years experience treating all creatures great and small, he ventured to the UK, working all over the British Isles before settling in East London where Scott ran a sole man small animal practice for four and a half years.
Whilst working in East London, he began working regularly in media, becoming the vet for the very first Big Brother series, hosting Extinct for Meridian, a programme highlighting endangered species while regularly appearing on BBC Breakfast News, The Paul O'Grady Show, GMTV, Blue Peter and CBBC. He appeared as an expert vet on BBC's Crufts, and was the regular vet on This Morning for six years (2002-2008) filming short documentaries and presenting live items for the stalwart ITV show. Later he featured on Sky 1's Pet Nation presenting items and filming insert VT's and most recently Scott was one of the lead presenters on children's programme, Who Let the Dogs Out and About for CBBC, a UK based roadshow which celebrated all things dog.
Scott is the author of factual book, Puppy Parenting , a guide to raising a puppy through the first six months of life which is available across Europe, The United States, Canada, Asia and Australia. An avid sportsmen and documentary film maker, Scott is married to Zoe and is the proud father of two daughters, a son, dogs Betty and Dave, and cat Rickets. He currently is the owner and principal veterinarian at two veterinary practices in SW London, located in Richmond and St Margarets.