There are many plusses to adopting an older dog. Often they have calmer demeanors, are housebroken, know more commands; the list goes on and on.

This weekend, North Shore Animal League is offering a $25 adoption fee for approved adopters for all dogs over six months old on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday, June 12, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 

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Dogs of all breeds, from various recent rescues around the country, will be available for adoption.

North Shore Animal League America's Adoption Headquarters is located at 25 Davis Ave., Port Washington. For more informaiton, visit