Mel (No. 502969) is a 1-year-old mix of Labrador retriever and pit bullterrier. She is mostly black with some white. She can play in the water for hours and likes the company of other dogs. She has had her first shots, is spayed and has been microchipped for permanent identification. She can be seen at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 Armenia Ave., Tampa. Adoption hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The shelter is closed on Sunday and Monday. For information, call (813) 876-7138.