Alexis is an 8-month-old Shar-Pei/shepherd mix. She is timid at first, but she is very sweet and loving. Alexis needs a home full of love and understanding. She is up-to-date on her shots and has a microchip for permanent identification, and she is spayed. For information about adopting Alexis or another pet, call the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 N Armenia Ave., (813) 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 Sunday and Monday.