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Cape Fear Hero: Saving strays one dog at a time

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – You could say that Sherry Gloer's business has gone to the dogs.  At Adam's Folly Bed and Biscuit, she boards people's pets and gives strays a home when they need it most.

"I've always picked up a stray and enjoyed trying to find it a good home," said Gloer.

Six years ago, Gloer took that love to a new level by helping found "Adopt and Angel" in Brunswick County.  It's a program that rescues cats and dogs from county animal control and finds them permanent homes.

Sara Gerald, 12, spends her free time at the Bed and Biscuit helping with the animals.

"They only get a certain amount of time at animal control, and we give them all the time they need to be adopted," said Gerald.

The young girl nominated Gloer for "Cape Fear Hero" because she thought Gloer should receive credit for helping hundreds of animals find the right homes.

Gloer said she's humbled by the recognition and is ready to continue helping the animals and training the next generation of volunteers.

"She's inspired me a lot to be like her when I'm older," said Gerald.

Click here to nominate someone for next month's Cape Fear Hero recognition.

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