In 1992, Scott started a very successful pet styling contest ring career and his winning began to take off. His most prestigious wins include Best Pet Stylist in Show at the U.S. Pet Pro Classic twice and the coveted Intergroom International Groomer of the Year award.
Scott has had a successful international judging and speaking tour having traveled to England, Italy, Scotland, France, Argentina, Japan, China, Thailand, Singapore, Brazil and Canada. He has received several nominations of the Cardinal Crystal Achievement Awards, a grooming industry award for recognizing the top individuals, for 3 nominations for Judge of the Year, Groomer of the Year and Congeniality.
Scott also has been nominated several times for Judge of the Year for the Barkleigh Honors and won Speaker of the Year in 2017. Scott is a Certifier and Consultant for the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists, one of the toughest and most in-depth pet styling certification organizations in the world. His love of dogs has continued in the AKC show ring having groomed and/or shown several breeds through their championships including Airedale Terriers, Norfolk Terriers, Wire Fox Terriers, Cairns, Kerry Blue Terriers, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Portuguese Water Dogs, Giant Schnauzers, Bedlington Terriers, Poodles, French Bulldogs, Newfoundlands, Boxers, Basset Hounds, Dobermans, Bull Terriers, Yorkies, Bichon Frise and Miniature Pinschers. He breeds Kerry Blue Terriers under the “Kiluntin” prefix.
Scott also is the show chairman for Valparaiso Kennel Club and is president of the Kerry Blue Terrier Club of Chicago.