Even though the reality television show “Vet on the Hill” closed its shop in 2019, the show host Dr. Scott Miller continues to take a spot among famous television veterinarians. In 2018, he became the poster guy of “The Great Dr. Scott” which followed Dr. Scotts’s work at his family-run clinic on the outskirts of London, tending to big or small animals. Even though the reality show lasted only a season it drew a comparison to Ducth-American veterinarian Dr. Pol due to a similar premise with the Nat Geo Wild show “The Incredible Dr. Pol.” In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Dr. Scott Miller.
Dr. Scott Miller is a veterinarian and television personality who has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. He is best known for the reality television show “Vet on the Hill” and currently works as a resident vet on ITV’s flagship show “This Morning.”
Dr. Scott Miller was born on August 3, 1975, in Brisbane, Australia. Scott has British parents who moved to Australia in 1967 which is eight years before his birth. Growing up in Brisbane Scott loved animals which contributed to his choosing veterinarian studies. He enrolled at a local high school in Brisbane and pursued further education at the University of Queensland Veterinary School. He graduated from the University at the age of 22 in 1997.
Dr. Scott Miller has had a diverse and successful career as a veterinarian and a television personality. After his veterinary degree, Scott started his career at RSPCA Clinic which is one of the largest veterinary hospitals in Australia. The hospital was also featured in the reality TV series, “Animal Hospital.” After a couple of years at the Hospital Scott decided to practice his veterinary skills in the United Kingdom. He moved to London from Australia because he wanted to explore new opportunities and challenges as a vet. He also wanted to experience a different culture and lifestyle. During his early years, Scott ventured all over the British Isles and then worked in East London operating a veterinary practice of his own during which he also explored his television opportunity. Also for some unknown period, Dr. Scott worked as a principal surgeon for a private veterinary practice in Richmond with its services extending to St Margaret’s & Isleworth. He currently runs two veterinary practices in South West London.
From his experience as Veterinarian:
With over two decades of experience under the bag, Dr. Scott is one of the most experienced heads in the veterinarian field. He also has shared some of his insights and experiences from his veterinarian career during different interviews. Like he loves working with animals because they are honest, loyal, and grateful. He also enjoys the variety and unpredictability of his job, as he never knows what kind of case he will face each day. Also, he has faced some difficult and emotional situations as a vet, such as having to euthanize animals or dealing with their owners’ grief. He tries to cope by focusing on the positive outcomes and the animals he can help. He has also had some funny and memorable moments as a vet, such as performing CPR on a chipmunk, giving a facelift to a Shar Pei, and entering the Big Brother house to treat some chickens.
Dr. Scott Miller made his television debut as a vet in the show “Big Brother.” He then went on to host another show “Extinct for Meridian,” which focused on the endangered animals around the Meridian. He also worked as an expert vet on BBC’s “Crufts Dog Show” and was a regular vet for “This Morning” from 2002 to 2008. Scott also worked on several documentaries and eventually got his breakthrough as a host of “Vet on the Hill” which premiered on March 7, 2016, and after five seasons ended on December 17, 2019. Talking about how he was selected for “Vet on the Hill,” Dr. Scott revealed;
“I was filming a documentary on Tasmanian Devils in Australia when I saw a program that I thought I’d be able to present. I met the producers and we stayed in touch, then when an opportunity came up to make a show in the UK, they gave me a call and we made a pilot. It got picked up by Channel 4 and the rest is history.”
Dr. Scott also hosted the reality show “The Great Dr. Scott” from 2018-2019. As of 2023, Dr. Scott serves as a resident vet on ITV’s television program “This Morning.”
In addition to television, Dr. Scott has tried his hand at writing. He is the author of the book “Puppy Parenting,” published on May 5, 2022, which provides a clear and practical guide to understanding canine behavior and psychology. He hopes the book will help dog owners communicate better with their pets and improve their relationships.
Dr. Scott Miller has a distinctive physical appearance and style. Here are some of his physical traits and style choices:
He has blond hair and blue eyes.
He has a muscular and athletic build.
He often wears casual and comfortable clothes, such as jeans, t-shirts, hoodies, and sneakers.
He sometimes wears glasses or sunglasses.
He has a friendly and charismatic smile.
Wife and kids:
Dr. Scott Miller is happily married and has three children. His wife is Zoe Christien, a British model and TV presenter. She also runs a blog called Human Mum where she writes about parenting, lifestyle, and travel. Dr. Scott Miller met his wife Zoe Christien when he first appeared on This Morning as a guest vet. They started dating and he proposed to her in Vietnam after two years of dating. They got married at a registry office in London and then had a 10-day beach wedding in Portugal. Dr. Scott and Zoe have been married for over 15 years and in the years of togetherness, they have given birth to three lovely children, Summer, Quinn, and Jackson Miller. The family of five lives in Richmond alongside their menagerie of animals including three guinea pigs, Buddy the rabbit, Beaches the tortoise, Ricketts the cat, Cookie the hedgehog, Betty the border collie, and a puppy called Skully.
Also, Dr. Scott Miller has shown that he is not only a great vet and TV personality, but also a loving husband, father, and housesitter. He has inspired many people to try house-sitting as a way of traveling and connecting with animals. Dr. Scott Miller and his family have had an amazing adventure on their first house sit, looking after a farm with 70 animals. They have experienced the joys and challenges of farm life while helping homeowners to enjoy their holiday without worrying about their pets. They have also learned a lot about animal care, nature, and themselves.