No Dog Gets Left Behind raised funds to bring Stinky the puppy to her new home in Pennsylvania.When Sgt. T.J. Homan met a white-and-brown spotted puppy in Afghanistan in 2011, he never expected the canine would become his companion.
He named the dog "Lil B," short for Beethoven because she resembled the St. Bernard from the famous movie. The dog slept in his cot at night, and he says she served as a reminder that there were other things in the world besides war.
When it was time for him to return home, Homan told his sister he wanted to bring Lil B with him. His sister started looking for ways to make that happen, and she discovered No Dog Gets Left Behind (NDGLB), a nonprofit that helps soldiers connect with the dogs they met overseas.
Philadelphia resident Trish Gohl founded the organization in 2010 after her dog died and her nephew was deployed to Afghanistan. She got the idea from watching the Military Channel documentary "No Dog Left Behind."
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