CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga — A retired police dog died Saturday in Cherokee County died on Friday morning.
Police said K-9 officer Yoda passed away with his former handler, Deputy Stark by his side.
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Yoda was a dual-purpose Belgian Malinois.
He served and protected the citizens of Cherokee County for eight years, according to police.
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He retired in 2018 and has since lived with Stark and his family.
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