Board of Directors: Sherry Suhosky
Sherry L. Suhosky
Animal Aunts 4 Pets is a professional pet sitting and inhome services company started in 2006 in the city of Placitas, NM. The company has enjoyed a healthy reputation in the rural community, south of Santa Fe and north of Albuquerque. Founded by Sherry Suhosky, Animal Aunts 4 Pets, the company has experienced rapid growth and employs five time employees.
The pet needs of Placitas are diverse and because of this, constant education and training are needed to ensure proper care, and exceed the clients’ expectations. Pets that live in households in Placitas have many playmates, four being the norm. Clients’ pets range from dogs, cats, horses, cows, chickens, sheep, llamas, alpacas, rabbits, fresh and salt water fish, sugar gliders, ferrets, birds, various amphibians, reptiles, and pot bellied pigs. Among the services that Animal Aunts 4 Pets offers are daily, in-home visits, dog walks, overnights, food, hay and alfalfa delivery, pet transportation to vets and groomers, and assistance with out of state moves. Recently, Animal Aunts 4 Pets has also partnered with a doggie day care.
Before becoming a professional pet sitter, Suhosky faithfully served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps. While in the Marine Corps, she was a photojournalist, newspaper editor, writer, broadcast journalist, public relations expert, recruiter, and drill instructor. Suhosky was also fortunate enough to work with J. Walter Thompson, Inc, to develop Addy winning television commercials.
Following her career in the Marine Corps, Suhosky was elected as President of the United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association, a non-profit organization for active duty, former and retired Marines who served in the public affairs, television, radio, photo and art fields. During her tenure, the USMCCCA Foundation allowed private sector partnerships to support the association.
Amongst her other achievements, Suhosky has also held management positions in the fire, life safety, security, and food and beverage industries, in addition to two business degrees and a degree in management and organizational behavior. Suhosky is also American Red Cross Certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.
Making her home in the Land of Enchantment on her ranch, the Wild Mustang Sally, Suhosky shares her home with two Llasa Apsos, Tiffany Ann and Henry "Hank" Aaron, two fawn Pugs, Webster Allen and Oliver "Ollie" James, a toy Australian Shepherd ,Torri Lynn, two tanks of fish (really Tiffany's pets) and two herds of wild mustang horses.