Snowball is a 3-year-old pointer-chow mix male dog. He has his first shots and a microchip, and he has been neutered. Snowball is very lovable and affectionate; his owner recently died, leaving him an orphan. For information about adopting a pet, call the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 Armenia Ave. N, 876-7138. Adoption hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The shelter is closed on Sunday and Monday.