Dr. Irving “CJ” Minott graduated with a Bachelor of Science in animal and veterinary science with a concentration in pre-veterinary medicine in 2007 from the University of Maine. He then moved to Colorado and worked as a veterinary assistant while applying to veterinary schools. He went on to earn his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2012 after doing clinical and surgical rotations at Auburn University and externships at Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists and the Animal Medical Center, both in Manhattan.
After practicing in New York Dr. Minott moved to Connecticut in 2013 where he was first an associate veterinarian and then chief of staff at his previous practice before joining Mill Pond in June 2019. He has a strong interest in veterinary dentistry and its associated advanced techniques. Dr. Minott’s furry family consists of four cats and one dog. In his spare time he enjoys playing with his son and doing home renovations.