My name is Jojo!

Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Payson, Arizona - Jojo
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I'm being cared for by:
Humane Society of Central Arizona

Facts about Jojo

  • Breed: Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Brindle - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10815179

I guess you could call me a regular in these parts. I’ve been a shelter girl for as long as I can remember. I found a home for a brief period of time and proved how great of a companion I was; I must’ve been a real good girl because I stocked up on treats and am prepared for the winter. I absolutely love playing around in the yard and having balls to chase after. You’ll always find me eager to go on another walk; if I could I would definitely walk myself. Because of my past, I can be a bit picky when it comes to finding friends. If I just had the right laid back male dog to hang out with, that would be ideal. You wouldn’t even have to throw balls my way, we could just entertain each other. Please come and check me out, I would love to have a forever home with adults.

About Humane Society of Central Arizona

About Our Shelter...

Our Mission: To provide shelter and compassionate care for animals who are lost, abandoned or homeless; to place animals into loving homes through adoption; to improve the lives of animals through education and example; to promote spay and neuter of companion animals; and to provide a shelter where animals who come into our care are nurtured in a loving space while healing from fear, physical or emotional trauma, mistreatment or loss of a caregiver.

Our Core Values: We respect animals as intelligent beings. We value animals as beings who possess emotions including unconditional love, happiness, joy, fear, sadness and pain. We strive to alleviate suffering of animals. We believe in the abilities of animals to be teachers and healers for their human companions. We consider non-human animals to be partners in our human life journey and strive to develop and implement programs to make our community a more humane place for all.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are located in beautiful Payson, Arizona.

Our address is:
605 W. Wilson Court
Payson, AZ 85541

We also host/attend various adoption events in Payson, as well as other areas in Arizona. Please check us out on Facebook or

Our Adoption Process...

The Adoption Process: What to Expect

The Humane Society of Central Arizona asks a lot of questions to prospective adopters for two main reasons:

To ensure long-term homes for the animals in our care
To facilitate good matches between adopters and their adopted companions.

What questions will I be asked?

We require adopters to complete our adoption application. The application will include questions about basic contact information, your housing situation, the number of people in your home, the number of pets in your home, your activity level, and your expectations for the animal you are looking to adopt; just to name a few.

Why do we ask so many questions?

First you should consider why pets are surrendered in the first place. Some of the main reasons for surrenders are landlord issues, moving, the cost to care for the animal, not enough time to spend with the animal and allergies.

Many pets lose their homes because of financial issues that their owners weren’t prepared for. In other cases, it’s not a good match between the pet and family. Consider these all too common scenarios:

A high-energy dog being adopted by a family that doesn’t have enough time for daily walks and exercise
An under socialized kitten that is adopted by a family with young, rambunctious children
A cat or dog that does not get along well with other pets, being adopted to a home with other animals

To prevent such painful situations for the pets and people involved, we carefully evaluate potential adopters in hopes of avoiding these mismatched relationships.

How can I be prepared?

Having an animal is a life long commitment so it’s definitely worth being patient and taking your time to ensure the best match. Be sure to consider what kind of pet you would like- large, small, young, old, mellow or high energy; before coming to shelter to look at the available animals. Decide what will work best for you and your family and be sure to take into consideration the amount of time and money you will be able to provide for a new pet.