Dr. Scott is one of the founding figures of the Perth Veterinary Clinic. Perth has always been his hometown. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in 1983. He spent his first year of practice in Kincardine Ontario before moving home in 1984.

Dr. Scott is a mixed animal practitioner with his primary involvement is in production medicine with food animal clients. Dr. Scott is a graduate of the two year dairy health management certificate program at the University of Guelph in 1993.

Dr. Scott is an active curler and sports enthusiast (football, baseball, hockey, running) and is active in his support of local sports and 4-H programs